Media, Culture, Heritage is highly regarded for its undergraduate programmes. All four of our undergraduate degrees are rigorous, challenging, and enjoyable. You will gain critical thinking and technical skills necessary to succeed as a professional in the cultural, creative, media and heritage sectors. We do our teaching in industry-standard working environments, and have strong links with the media, culture, community, creative, and heritage sectors locally, nationally, and internationally. Our graduates and academics form a global network, attesting to the reach and relevance of our programmes.
- Our BA (Hons) Media, Communication and Cultural Studies degree achieved an impressive 95% overall student satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2017, ranking us 4th in the UK.
- We are currently ranked 1st in the UK in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide.
- We are currently ranked 3rd in the UK in The Complete University Guide.
The course balanced academic theory with practical skills to work within the sector - using people working within the field was excellent.
The Film and Media BA Honours degree offered at Newcastle University focuses on documentary film-making.
Students are also encouraged to explore different aspects of the media industry.
Our Film and Media degree was ranked 6th in the UK in the Complete University Guide's 2019 edition (Communications and Media category).
Our Film Practices degree looks into a range of film-making approaches, with a focus on non-fiction film.
Students have the opportunity to undertake a work placement to help gain first-hand experience of working in the industry.
Our Film Practices degree was ranked 6th in the UK in the Complete University Guide's 2019 edition (Communications and Media category).
The Journalism, Media and Culture undergraduate degree at Newcastle University focuses on equipping students with the skills needed to be a succesful multimedia journalist.
You'll learn what's needed to tailor your writing to different platforms, and how to produce an audio package for radio among other things. Students also gain an understanding of media law, public affairs and political communication.
Our Media, Communication and Cultural Studies degree will equip you with a knowledge of the role media plays in shaping the world we live in.
This degree is regularly voted among one of the UK's best in the university league tables, and will equip you with the professional skills needed to pursue a career in a range of fields, such as:
- Public relations
- Community work