Bangor University

Media Studies with Spanish BA (Hons)

Bangor University
In Bangor

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Important information

Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Bangor (Wales)
Duration 3 Years
Start September
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bangor (Wales)
  • Duration:
    3 Years
  • Start:

These courses allow you to study media studies (two thirds) with a modern language (one third), and are jointly run by the School of Creative Studies and Media and the School of Modern Languages. This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the principles of media theory and practice, as well as providing the technical and practical skills required to make you a sought after media professional. In addition, the course will allow you to expand your knowledge of a modern language.

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Bangor (Gwynedd)
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LL57 2DG


SeptemberNow taking bookings

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· What are the objectives of this course?

The course aims to enable understudies to: understanding and use of key terms in information theory understanding of the role of technology in terms of media production, content manipulation, distribution, access and use an understanding of the audio, visual and verbal conventions through which sounds, images and words make meaning an understanding of the history of communication and media technologies, and a recognition of the different ways in which the history of, and current developments in, media and communication can be understood in relation to technological change an ability to make technical and aesthetic choices in the production and transmission of information and an awareness of the possibilities and constraints involved in digital production processes

· Who is it intended for?

Creative Studies and Media courses have seen graduates involved in both academe and in industry, including work in: Creative Writing, Professional Writing and Publishing; Performance and the Theatre, both on and behind the stage; Print and/or Broadcast Journalism; Actors, presenters and in television programme production; Advertising and the Marketing industries; Radio, as presenters, as well as in programme production; Digital, Web and New Media production; Multi media industries.

· Requirements

We aim to interview all candidates. 300 260 points We consider mature students with non standard qualifications.

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What you'll learn on the course

Media Studies
Skills and Training
Digital Communication
Creative Practice
Creating Narratives
Media Culture
Development of the Moving Image
Introduction to Media Practice
French Language Skills
French Communication Skills
French for Beginners
Media Studies with Spanish
French for Beginners

Course programme

What will you study on this course? Year 1 Creative Practice Media Culture Creating Narratives Development of the Moving Image Digital Communication Introduction to Media Practice French Language Skills French Communication Skills French for Beginners Years 2 and 3 Cultural Economy of the Media Game Design Media Practice: Factual Writing for Film and Television Research and methods Final Year Group Project Japanese Cinema Transnational Cinema European Cinema Short film Pre production Short film Production Dissertation

Additional information

Research and practice Our courses combine elements of research and practice. You have the opportunity to create and produce in all media fields under the supervision of staff that have many years of experience working in the media. We have excellent links with theatre companies, newspapers and the television industry. BBC Wales’ television and radio centre is literally next door, and there are many independent producers nearby. Students will be able to take advantage of the new Pontio centre, which includes a theatre, a cinema, a design and innovation centre, and spacious lecture rooms. Our students play a prominent role in many creative projects, such as Student Cut Films, two student newspapers – Seren and Llef – and a radio station, Storm FM.

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