This course is designed to produce graduates who will be at the forefront of a wide range of careers within the media and cultural industries. You will focus on the emerging areas of social, open and mobile media, alongside the rapidly transforming established media. This course has a distinctive international scope which enables you to study, gain professional experience and take part in research projects abroad. If you choose this course you will benefit from: Dedicated and flexible creative learning environments designed for the future; a mobile technology pack, tailored to your course - a high quality laptop equipped with tailored pro-sumer software (terms and conditions apply); the opportunity to meet world-leading experts on new media; experienced teaching staff who are leading scholarship in their fields and who bring their professional, or research expertise in to their teaching; the opportunity to take part in research projects in cities all over Europe and beyond and become a 21st century media professional pro-sumer (a media producer, distributor and consumer); the option of invaluable experience of working, or studying abroad on a year long placement; the opportunity to review our world cinema premieres and use social networks, blogs and mobile media to make your views heard around the world; an active engagement in live and professional media and cultural projects with your fellow students and with staff who are active in research and practice; the department’s international links, e.g. with Zhejiang University of Media and Communications (ZUMC) in China and Jean Moulin University, Lyon, France where we have sent students on extended study periods; access to pro-sumer media equipment via our dedicated Media Loan Shop.