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, communication, and culture.

You gain a thorough understanding of how information is created, managed, promoted, circulated and consumed. 

You also develop the professional skills required for a career in the communications industry, becoming someone able to:

  • apply critical thinking and theoretical knowledge
  • carry out practical evaluations and offer imaginative solutions
  • generate high-quality verbal, visual and written communications

Newcastle's award-winning student media scene provides hands-on experience in print and broadcast media. 

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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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