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Study media in the UK

An in-depth guide to studying media in the UK as an international student

What types of media degree can you study in the UK?

What do media experts in UK say?

  • Dr Susana Sampaio-Dias

    Dr Susana Sampaio-Dias

    University of Portsmouth Senior Lecturer and Global Engagement Lead
    Dr Susana Sampaio-Dias says

    The UK's Higher Education is renowned for its world-class research, education degrees and qualifications.

    If you are passionate about film, news, social media, creative writing, and the media industry in general, our school has plenty to offer you. You will work with world-leading academics and practitioners and learn the importance of creative expression for the economy and society.

    You will learn practical and theoretical skills that will allow you to create, dream and make a difference in the world.

    The skills learnt with our degrees and programs will allow you to thrive in the competitive world of media and creative industries. At the University of Portsmouth, our degrees prepare you for careers in journalism, film production, media researching, market researching, social media managing, digital media managing, public relations, writing, television/film/video production, and so many other choices.

Top media programs in the UK

What are the top media undergraduate programs in the UK?

Pathway in media in the UK

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    Media and Film Studies - International Year One - UGP University of Sussex, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    18,600 GBP
    Start date
    January, September
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    Media Studies, International Year One - UGP University of Lincoln, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    12,910 USD
    Start date
    January, September, October
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    Media, International Year One - UGP Keele University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    13,130 GBP
    Start date
    January, October
    Show program overview about Media, International Year One
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    Creative Media Technology (Foundation) - FD Leeds Beckett University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    10,900 GBP
    Start date
    January, September
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    Media and Communications, International Year One - UGP Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    12,720 GBP
    Start date
    September
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Bachelor's in media in the UK

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    Media and Digital Practice - BA (Hons) (with placement) University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    15,500 GBP
    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Media and Digital Practice
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    Creative Media Technologies - BSc (Hons) University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    16,300 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Film and Media - BA (Hons) University of Stirling, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    12,450 GBP
    Start date
    January, September
    Show program overview about Film and Media
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    Media Studies - BA (Hons) University of Hull, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    14,000 GBP
    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Media Studies
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    Media and Cultural Production - BA (Hons) University of the West of England - UWE Bristol, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    13,000 GBP
    Start date
    September
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What are the top media graduate programs in the UK?

Master's in media in the UK

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    Digital and Social Media Marketing - MSc University of Dundee, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    18,150 GBP
    Start date
    January, September
    Show program overview about Digital and Social Media Marketing
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    Film, Media and Communication - MPhil University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    16,300 GBP
    Start date
    October, February
    Show program overview about Film, Media and Communication
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    Media and Communication - MA University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    15,500 GBP
    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Media and Communication
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    Media Management - MSc University of Stirling, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    15,950 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Global Media and Culture - MA Keele University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    14,750 GBP
    Start date
    October
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Doctorate in media in the UK

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    Film, Media and Communication - PhD University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    16,300 GBP
    Start date
    October, February
    Show program overview about Film, Media and Communication
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    Music and Media - PhD University of Gloucestershire, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    13,200 GBP
    Start date
    January, September
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Certificate in media in the UK

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    Secondary English with Media - GradCert London Metropolitan University, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    12,700 GBP
    Start date
    September
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Pathway in media in the UK

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    Business, Media and Social Sciences - Pre Masters - PGP University of Sussex, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    11,400 GBP
    Start date
    January, May
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    Global Media and Management, Pre-Masters Program - PGP Keele University, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    8,950 GBP
    Start date
    April
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    Media and Communications, Pre-Master’s - PGP Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    13,230 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Art, Design and Media, Pre-Master’s - PGP University of Brighton, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    15,460 GBP
    Start date
    January, July, August, September
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