Taught course

Contemporary Media

Institution
University of Wolverhampton · Faculty of Arts
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should have a good Honours degree in a relevant subject (eg. Media, Communications, PR, Journalism), but candidates with first degrees in other Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts and Business subjects will also be considered. Substantial relevant experience or professional qualifications can substitute for graduate status. You should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent)

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

  • Media industries continue to change as new technology and work practices are adopted throughout television, radio, web and non broadcast sectors
  • This course has been designed in conjunction with professional broadcasters and provides a range of intellectual, practical and industry relevant elements
  • You will examine innovative methods in contemporary media giving you an advantage in the employment market
  • These new methods are essential to the working knowledge and skills of the future work force, enabling media professionals to respond and adapt to an environment of continuous change
  • Study television, radio, and corporate and educational forms through differing practical approaches
  • The course includes the essential technical skills of self-shooting, editing, directing as well as the role of press, PR and marketing
  • Key elements are taught by media professionals – you find out first-hand about industry-standard practices
  • Benefit from small group, seminar-style teaching
  • The course team has close relationships with media industries in the region, including the BBC, ITV, independent producers, and press and PR companies, providing you with additional opportunities for making contacts with industry professionals
  • There will be opportunities to attend Royal Television Society lectures and events in the region, and meet national and regional industry figures

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Visit: www.wlv.ac.uk/international

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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