From print and broadcast media to cinema and television, digital publishing, social networking, and public relations, the media increasingly defines the way we interact with our society. It shapes the way we see ourselves and others, and can be a powerful tool for social change, good and bad. Media and Communication at Swansea has a broad vocational, theoretical and international outlook that reflects the challenges and opportunities of our media-rich world.
- Media and Communication is ranked in the top 5 of the UK Times and Sunday Times 2016 League Tables.
- The programme is also top in the National Student Survey for 2016 and 2016 with 100% student satisfaction.
- The programme combines the study of history, theory and practice that incorporates skills and techniques relevant to the modern digital media, digital journalism, creative digital practice; video production; radio production; film and public relations industries.
- The BA equips graduates with generic broad-based skills to specialise in further study or essential skills for the professional workplace.
- Students have the option of taking Welsh-medium modules.
- Students have the option of a semester abroad in Hong Kong and the USA.
- Students have the option of competitive work-based learning or work-placements.
- Our students have an academic mentor who provides pastoral support and guidance on issues that may affect their well-being, attendance and progress through University.
- Media and Communication teaching staff are specialist International researchers and also ex-professionals lecturing on video production, web and creative design, PR and journalism.
The BA Media and Communication incorporates distinct pathways in digital media, film, public relations, journalism and practical media.