Media & Communciation BA (Hons)

Kingston University London
  • Info on Application
  • 3 Years
  • Degree
  • Surrey

Why choose this course?

Kingston University is ranked No. 1 in London for media and film studies (Guardian University Guide league tables 2020).

If you are interested in the wide range of careers within media and cultural industries, want to develop a critical understanding of the role the media plays in shaping our political, social and cultural world, and also want to develop your practical skills to be able to participate in the production of media, then this is the right course for you.

Through the integration of theory and practice, our course explores the production and consumption of media in its various forms, from web, film and television to paid streaming services, news to communication via social media. It looks at how these different media channels shape our ways of communicating, and our relationships, personal, political, economic and cultural.

You will also develop practical skills in digital media. What distinguishes media and communications at Kingston University is the way in which we blend theory and practice in our modules, offering a choice of workshops and assessment that will require you to combine strong theoretical knowledge with critical, creative and practice-based skills.

You will graduate as professionals who can think critically and creatively, with the skills and drive to make a mark in the media industries, which play an increasingly important role in our world.

Timetabled teaching and learning on this course includes lecture and workshops, practical projects, responses to live briefs, small group tutorials, seminars, and group work.

The campus at Penrhyn Road is a hive of activity, housing the main student restaurant, the learning resources centre (LRC), and a host of teaching rooms and lecture theatres.

At the heart of the campus is the John Galsworthy building, a six-storey complex that brings together lecture theatres, flexible teaching space and information technology suites around a landscaped courtyard.

Kingston University London

River House,

53-57 High Street,

Kingston upon Thames,


KT1 1LQ,

Tel: 020 8417 9000