On this degree course you'll learn to analyse the way modern media organisations combine words, images and technology to powerful effect and how to use words more effectively in your own writing and arguments. There is a strong vocational side to this course. You will get an introduction to using media formatting equipment and the chance to specialise in a particular area of production. You will also go on two professional work placements, giving you the chance to put your skills into practice, gain experience and make contacts that can help you build your future career. There is a strong creative side, too. At every level of this course you will get the chance to respond creatively to what you are studying, and work on your own projects. Whether you want to go on to work in the media, train to be a teacher, or work in a field where good communication skills are needed, this course has a lot to offer you.