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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 degrees 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?

Bachelor's in media in the UK

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    Media and Sociology - Dual BA (Hons) Keele University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    21,568 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,500 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Communication and Media - BA (Hons) Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,133 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,750 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Media and Communication - BA (Hons) (with foundation and placement) University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    5 years
    Annual tuition fee
    21,568 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,500 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Film and Media - BA (Hons) University of Stirling, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    17,324 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,450 GBP

    Start date
    January, September
    Show program overview about Film and Media
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    Make-up for Media and Performance - BA (Hons) Arts University Bournemouth, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    23,586 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,950 GBP

    Start date
    October
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Pathway in media in the UK

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    Art, Design and Media - FD Arts University Bournemouth, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    18,437 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,250 GBP

    Start date
    February, October
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    Creative Media Technology (Foundation) - FD Leeds Beckett University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,167 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 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
    Annual tuition fee
    17,700 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,720 GBP

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

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    25,882 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 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
    Annual tuition fee
    12,910 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,910 USD

    Start date
    January, September, October
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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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    Media and Communication - MA Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    20,177 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,500 GBP

    Start date
    January, September
    Show program overview about Media and Communication
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    Film and Media - MA Edge Hill University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    18,437 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,250 GBP

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Film and Media
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    Media and Communication - MA University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    21,568 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,500 GBP

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Media and Communication
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    Global Media and Management - MA Keele University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    22,264 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,000 GBP

    Start date
    October
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    Media & Digital Communications - MA Regent's University London, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    27,134 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,500 GBP

    Start date
    January, September
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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
    Annual tuition fee
    22,681 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,300 GBP

    Start date
    October, February
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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
    Annual tuition fee
    17,672 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,700 GBP

    Start date
    September
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Pathway in media in the UK

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    Art, Design and Media, Pre-Master’s - PGP University of Brighton, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    21,513 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,460 GBP

    Start date
    January, July, August, September
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    Business, Media and Social Sciences - Pre Masters - PGP University of Sussex, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    15,863 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,400 GBP

    Start date
    January, May
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    Education, Media and Social Sciences, Pre-Master's - PGP University of York, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    28,122 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,210 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Media and Communications, Pre-Master’s - PGP Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    18,410 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,230 GBP

    Start date
    September
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