Degrees in media studies cover a broad range of subjects from the highly practical to the theoretical. You can develop a variety of skills that are extremely useful in many employment areas. These skills include:
All courses focus on the communication of information across a variety of mediums. Graduates with the ability to communicate information clearly and effectively are beneficial to any organisation.
If your aim is to work directly within the media industry, it is important to build up a portfolio of work, gaining as much experience as possible. Think about contributing to your university paper or other publications. You can also gain experience working for TV production studios, radio outlets, newspapers, PR firms or advertising agencies.
Persistence and motivation are vital due to the popularity of this sector.
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