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Media & Communication

We are home to the UK’s only government-designated Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, which works with a range of industry and education partners to create degrees that produce students capable of shaping the future of the creative industries.

Our courses cover various areas of journalism, corporate and marketing communication, and media production, providing you with opportunities to hone your skills in a field you're passionate about, supported by academics with a wealth of industry and research experience.

Where relevant, you’ll have access to industry-standard equipment, can attend guest lectures, and will work on live briefs from real-world clients, enhancing your skills and improving your career prospects. 

Throughout your course, we’ll encourage you to work closely with other students in related disciplines in a way that mirrors industry practice.

Find the best course for you below and view the course pages to apply online. We also offer a wide range of different short courses – view the full list of options to find out more

Some of our Master’s courses qualify for the UK Scholarship Scheme from BAFTA, the British Academy of Film & Television Arts – find out more.

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Postgraduate study

Take your studies further with our postgraduate degrees of difference. Delve deeper into your research or upskill with lecturers who are at the forefront of ground-breaking discoveries. Join our postgraduate community and you’ll have opportunities to contribute to world-changing research and enhance your career prospects all from the stunning coastal location of Bournemouth.

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Read about the available postgraduate scholarships and find out how to apply for them.

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Short Courses

We run a variety of short courses to aid your professional development. Find out more about the training we offer to media and communications professionals.