Why study MA Media & Communication at BU? 

  • Study communication and media theory at an advanced level
  • Engage with research and communicate your ideas in a variety of media, including text, video and audio
  • Tailor the course to suit your interests and career goals by selecting from a wide range of unit options
  • Undertake a 30-week professional placement within the communication or media sector, designed to enhance your employability after graduation|
  • Gain the skills to make valuable contributions to media and communications practice within complex or unpredictable environments. 

Find out more about the content of this course.

Key information

Next start date:

September 2024, January 2025


Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


1 year full-time or 2 years full-time with optional 30-week placement (September start), 16 months full-time or 2 years full-time with optional 30-week placement (January start)

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2, or equivalent. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component or equivalent. For more information check out our full entry requirements.