Mass Communications Programme

Students discussingWith its focus firmly on how the media works and how to work in the media, our Mass Communications Programme combines practical and theoretical knowledge to give you a valuable range of skills, knowledge and experiences. Through the course, we strive to provide a rich learning experience, combining traditional seminars and lectures with the latest digital and online technologies.

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Shape your course, shape your future

Students outside de HavillandDuring your First Year you will choose Media Cultures together with three other subject pathways from the following list, establishing a strong foundation in communications:

  • Media Cultures
  • New Media Publishing
  • Journalism
  • Creative Writing
  • English Language & Communication
  • Film
  • This is a very practical course, so within each area you will learn how to produce work in that media.

    If you study film, you will learn how to make a short film. If you opt for journalism, you will learn to write like a journalist. And if you choose new media, you will learn how to design websites and magazines.

    As you progress through your second year towards your Final Year, you can choose to specialise by taking up a greater proportion of modules in the subjects of your preference.

    Degree titles

    In addition to studying BA (Hons) in Mass Communications, students will now be able to specialise in the following degrees:

    Find out more about the new degree titles available.

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    Why study Mass Communications at the University of Hertfordshire?

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