Undergraduate CertHE

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Media, Communication, Cultures

This course will support your transition into university-level study as you develop critical and analytical skills in the field of media, communication and cultures.

Media, Communication, Cultures

Course Overview

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  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    1 Year
  • Start date

    20 Sep 2021

Our one-year Certificate of HE course will give you the full university experience. Successful completion will allow you to progress into the second year of the BA (Hons) degree.

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Study a range of modules and focus on media contexts and forms which may include television, film, internet and digital media, popular music, and radio
  • Gain a grounding in relevant theories and methods, along with approaches to media, communication and cultures
  • Develop critical, intellectual, evaluative and research skills
  • Use your skills to analyse media, communication and cultures
  • Learn through bespoke workshops, seminars, lectures and events designed to support your new experiences of study in higher education
  • Be assessed in a variety of ways which will help you to understand the wider world and the contemporary moment
  • Have plenty of opportunities to ask questions about your course and transition to university life

Your academic community
We’ll nurture your passion by developing your creative and critical thinking. You’ll benefit from:

  • Inspired teaching and intellectual debate
  • Learing materials inspired by our work with employers and cultural industries throughout the city and across the region

Support while you study
Your programme of course-specific induction experiences will help you find clubs and societies that you want to join. You’ll also be encouraged to become part of support networks within the School of Cultural Studies and the wider university. 

The Northern heart of culture and the arts
As a student at our city centre campus, you’ll be surrounded by the media, cultural and creative industries. You’ll be perfectly placed to engage with the city’s museums, art galleries, theatres, and film production and tv companies. You may also get involved in many regional events such as the Harrogate Film Festival, the Leeds Digital Festival or the Leeds Literary Festival.

Why study Media, Communication, Cultures at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. We placed top 50 in the UK in Communication & Media Studies
    (The Times Higher Education, 2021)
  2. We placed top 25 in the UK for Media & Film Studies (The Guardian, 2021)
  3. Bespoke employability events
  4. Guest lectures delivered by industry professionals
  5. Professionally experienced expert teaching team
  6. Strong and meaningful partnerships with community organisations

School of Cultural Studies & Humanities The School of Cultural Studies & Humanities at Leeds Beckett celebrates student and staff with a true passion for the Arts and Humanities.

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