Cardiff Metropolitan University

B.A. Journalism and Communications

Cardiff Metropolitan University
In Cardiff

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Cardiff (Wales)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cardiff (Wales)

You will study the production, content and reception of journalism and communications and will also have the opportunity to develop academic, professional and digital literacies that are invaluable in the workplace. While you will be able to take a number of practical modules, the emphasis of the degree is academic and analytical.

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Cyncoed Campus, Cyncoed Rd, CF23 6XD


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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

Course Content Year One

Year One Core Modules

  • Media Scholarship
  • History of Mass Communication and Culture
  • Representations
  • Understanding Journalism Studies
Year Two

Year Two modules are designed to develop and refine ideas and arguments introduced in Year One.

Year Two Core Modules

  • Managing Media Communications
  • Doing Media Research

Examples of Optional/Elective Modules

  • Social Media Trends
  • Media and Democracy
  • Advertising and the Consumer Society
  • Media, racism and Conflict
  • Global Journalism
  • Media and Gender
  • Citizen Media
  • Reporting Science
Year Three

You will build on the first two years, pursuing a wide range of more specialist and advanced areas of study. All modules in the third year are electives with the exception of the Dissertation and Writing for the Media Today

You will have a choice of modules allowing you to specialise in year areas of interest. Each module is 20 credits where the dissertation is 40 credits.

Year Three Core Modules

  • Dissertation
  • Writing for the Media Today
  • Examples of Optional/Elective Modules

  • The Making and Shaping of News
  • Journalism, new Media and the Public
  • Sport and the Media
  • The Mediation of Political Violence
  • Spin Unspun: PR and the News Media
  • Communicating Causes
  • Writing with Light
  • Yr Ystafell Newyddion

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