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.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 students 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. We have a strong focus on employability, and The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 has ranked our Media courses in the top 20 in the country for graduate prospects and 100 per cent of graduates from Journalism are in full-time employment or further education within six months of completing their course (DLHE 2014/15). We offer the following Languages with the Media and Communication course: Media and Communication with French: P3RX Media and Communication with Mandarin Chinese: P37C.