Media, Communication and Cultural Studies BA Honours
UCAS Code: PQL0 (3 Years)


Media student discussing ideas in a seminarThis degree is consistently voted one of the best in the UK in the major university league tables. 

We offer an academically rigorous study of media and culture, covering three distinct areas: media, cultural studies and professional practice.

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:

  • journalism
  • public relations
  • film-making
  • marketing

You can also get hands-on experience in print and broadcast media with Newcastle University's Guardian-award-winning student media scene. 

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Learning practical skills aimed at a career in the media alongside the opportunity to engage in debates around cultural theory struck me as an irresistible combination.

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