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.

  • 3rd in the UK – The Complete University Guide 2020 (Communications and Media category)
  • joint 6th in the UK – The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 (Communications and Media category)
  • 7th in the UK – The Guardian University Guide 2020 (Media and Film Studies category)
  • top 20 in the UK for overall student satisfaction score – National Student Survey 2019 (Media Studies category)
  • top 200 – Social Sciences category – Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2018
  • Over 80% of our research is ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’(Research Excellence Framework 2014)

The course balanced academic theory with practical skills to work within the sector - using people working within the field was excellent.

Media, Culture, Heritage graduate

Recognition of prior learning

We also accept applications on the basis of credit transfer and prior learning. For more information, download the Prior Learning Statement (PDF: 293KB).

To apply, please complete the Prior Learning Application Form (Word: 41KB).