We offer an academically rigorous study of media and culture, covering three distinct areas: media, cultural studies and professional practice.
At a Glance
UCAS Institution Name and Code
A Level: AAB
IB: 34 points
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You will study the generation, circulation and promotion of information, and explore the role the media plays in shaping culture, identity and interpersonal communications.
In addition, you develop a range of professional skills to equip you for a career in the communications industry, in areas such as:
- public relations
You can also get hands-on experience in print and broadcast media with Newcastle University's Guardian-award-winning student media scene.
This degree is consistently voted one of the best in the UK in the major university league tables.
Highlights of this degree
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The quality of the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies experience is recognised by consistently high rankings in the major league tables.
We are ranked 1st in the UK in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 and The Complete University Guide 2017. We also achieved a very impressive 91% overall student satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2016 ranking us in the top 20 in the UK.
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