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Media & Communication courses

If you are inspired by the power of outstanding Media & Communication, our degrees present a variety of options to explore.

We’re renowned for industry-focused, skills-based courses led by professional practitioners, producing graduates who are ready to thrive in their relative media fields, with an excellent graduate employment record. 

Throughout your time with us, we prepare you for the working world via inspiring guest lectures and work placements. The marketing and media sectors are highly competitive, and our courses are based around giving you industry experience to help you get ahead in the jobs market once you graduate.

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Jess Bracey

Jess Bracey

Multimedia Journalism graduate and presenter for British Forces Broadcasting Service

The skillset provided in my degree has made my media career future-proof as I’m armed with many multi-media strings which are vital in the current media environment.

What we can offer you

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Placements with top companies

We work with an extensive network of global companies and organisations, meaning the world really is your oyster. For our Business School, these include PricewaterhouseCoopers, JP Morgan, IBM, Disney and the Bank of New York.
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First-class facilities

We give you the opportunity to get hands-on and put your learning into practice through the use of our industry-standard equipment and facilities. Then, when you start your career, you can hit the ground running.
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Investing in your future

The Poole Gateway development on our Talbot Campus, set to open in early 2020, will provide high-quality media facilities that support undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
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Get involved

Bolster your already blossoming CV by getting involved with hands-on reporting and production through the student-led Nerve Media, or other channels such as the BIRSt radio station and The Rock newspaper.

BU writing competitions

Fresher Writing Prize

BU is home to Fresher, the publishing house for new voices, nurturing the talent of the future and encouraging new writers everywhere. You don’t need to be a student to enter, the annual Fresher Writing Prize competition is now open for entries.

New Media Writing Prize

The New Media Writing Prize (NMWP) is an annual event, showcasing exciting and inventive stories and poetry that integrate a variety of formats, platforms, and digital media. Enter this year’s competition.

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