Bath Spa is renowned as a creative university; our excellence and situation attracts tutors and visiting lecturers from across the world. Our students are diverse and hard working and, being based in a world heritage city, are lucky enough to find inspiration on their doorstep. The School of Humanities and Cultural Industries has state of the art facilities, and links with courses and universities all over the world. Lectures set out broad themes and issues from a range of existing media scholarship, while seminars stimulate discussion by encouraging student debate. Individual tutorials provide an opportunity to discuss your work with tutors on a one-to-one basis. Teaching often incorporates group analysis of material from different aspects of the media such as: the media treatment of the environment, the spread of the Internet, the impact of the new technologies on news production and the role of Reality Television as a form of democratisation in contemporary society. This course allows you to gain the full range of skills and experience relevant to a career in the field of Media Communications, but also develops a range of transferable skills that would be applicable to many other careers. These include team-working and interpersonal skills, communication presentation and IT skills, negotiation, problem-solving, data handling, analytical and IT skills, planning and organisation, including time-management. You will learn to acquire and interpret information – and you will gain confidence in your skills and abilities.