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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?

Bachelor's in media in the UK

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

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,043 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,750 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Media and Communication (year 3 entry) - BA (Hons) Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,096 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,845 GBP

    Start date
    September
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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
    Annual tuition fee
    17,665 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,000 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Media, Music and Sound - BA (Hons) Edge Hill University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,646 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,250 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Media Studies - BA (Hons) University of Hull, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,024 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,000 GBP

    Start date
    September
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Pathway in media in the UK

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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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    Creative Media Technology (Foundation) - FD Leeds Beckett University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,811 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,900 GBP

    Start date
    January, 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
    25,275 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,600 GBP

    Start date
    January, September
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    Media, International Year One - UGP Keele University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    17,842 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,130 GBP

    Start date
    January, October
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    Media and Communications, International Year One - UGP Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    17,285 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,720 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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    Film and Media - MA Edge Hill University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    18,005 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,250 GBP

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

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    20,043 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,750 GBP

    Start date
    October
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    Music and Media - MMus University of Gloucestershire, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    17,937 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,200 GBP

    Start date
    January, September
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    Media Management - MSc University of Stirling, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    21,674 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,950 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Media and Communication - MA University of Portsmouth, UK
    • Part-time

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,531 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,750 GBP

    Start date
    September
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Doctorate in media in the UK

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    Music and Media - PhD University of Gloucestershire, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    17,937 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,200 GBP

    Start date
    January, September
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    Film, Media and Communication - PhD University of Portsmouth, UK
    • Part-time

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    6 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,075 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,150 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
    17,257 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
    21,008 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,460 GBP

    Start date
    January, July, August, September
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    Global Media and Management, Pre-Masters Program - PGP Keele University, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    12,162 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,950 GBP

    Start date
    April
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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
    15,491 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,400 GBP

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

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    17,978 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,230 GBP

    Start date
    September
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