Media are at the heart of contemporary life. From social networks to traditional print media, from websites to television, from search engines to apps. Our understanding of the world is shaped by media, as they have a major impact not only on how we communicate with one another, but also on how societies are organised – culturally, politically and economically. This degree provides you with the knowledge and skills to build your professional career in the media industries and media-related jobs in other fields.
Is this the programme for you?
Do you wonder how and why Google and Facebook have become such economic and socially dominant players? Do you want to know how your favourite TV show develops from script to screen? Are you intrigued by how people’s lives are impacted by use of their smartphones? If you are fascinated by new and traditional media and have an inquisitive and analytical personality, Media studies is perfect for you.