Media and Communication BA (Hons) at De Montfort University will provide you with the practical skills to engage and evaluate critical perspectives in new media, television and cultural studies industry. The course is taught by well connected academics and creative industry practitioners. Our research in media was recognised as first in the UK for research output in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. 90% of Media and Communication graduates from summer 2016 are in work or further study after graduating, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2015-16 report. You will learn about the modern media landscape where you will be encouraged to engage critically and creatively with digital, print and broadcast media as well as exploring the potential of visual media. The course has close links with local media partners such as BBC Radio Leicester, community media organisations and Leicester’s independent arts and cinema complex, Phoenix Square, providing student with the opportunities for work experience and cultural connections. You will also have the opportunity to contribute work to our award-winning student-led Demon Media, giving you the a platform to enhance your practical skills through The Demon newspaper, Demon FM community radio station, Demon TV and The Demon website.