School of Arts and Cultures

Why Newcastle?

Study Media, Culture, Heritage at Newcastle

Our students are amongst the most satisfied in the country. Our Media, Communication and Cultural Studies BA has a 98% satisfaction rating (2014 National Student Satisfaction Survey).

Theory and practical experience are weighted equally across many of our programmes. You'll learn the latest technical and vocational skills alongside established and emerging theory.

We offer an extensive range of modules and options for you to choose from. You're able to develop a holistic view of your field of study or to specialise in specific areas.

Newcastle has a strong reputation in student media. You can get involved with:

Our undergraduate students can also take advantage of opportunities to study abroad. Our EU postgraduate students can do funded work placements in Europe.

Excellent resources

Newcastle is an area rich in heritage resources. There are world-famous museums and galleries such as:

We have strong links with media, culture and heritage sectors globally. Over 100 external guest speakers from industry contribute to our teaching.

Strong, friendly community

We're a close-knit group of academics, professionals and students, working at the cutting-edge of our practice. Our students are drawn from over 25 countries, providing a global perspective for your studies.

Our expert teaching staff have international research profiles. Many have professional experience in industry.

We take our pastoral responsibilities seriously. You'll be supported and mentored throughout your studies.