This diverse and interesting course enables you to design your perfect Media degree by offering an exciting mixture of theoretical and practical approaches to the media that will advance your own interests and that will help you to occupy new interests within Media. You'll develop advanced skills in the critical analysis of media texts, audiences and institutions and have the option to explore practical media production skills. This media course is in the UK’s Top 25 for student satisfaction (NSS 2017). MEDIA at NTU is a popular and exciting degree will allow you to learn from industry professionals and academics who are creating the latest cutting edge research within the field. You'll examine a range of texts and aspects of media including; lifestyle magazines, social networking sites, advertising, public relations, gaming and journalism. From this you'll develop advanced critical analysis skills of media texts, audiences and many institutions. The course incorporates theoretical and practical approaches to the media which will help you to communicate in range of ways. You’ll be encouraged to undertake work experience with influential organisations within the industry to build your CV and your connections within the industry. This degree allows you to choose a broad based media course where you'll receive a BA Media degree at the end, or you may wish to focus your study specifically and specialise in a particular pathway choice during your third year. The degree uses a range of assessment techniques including; coursework, examinations, coursework, essays, blogs, project work and group presentations which makes it a modern and exciting course. There is also an option to study abroad at one of our partner universities. Our Media degree supplies students with vital skills such as; project management, excellent written and verbal communication skills and being able to critically analyse media texts, audiences and institutions. NTU has received a 91% satisfaction rate for media - The National Student Survey 2016. You will develop excellent organisation and initiative skills. 92% of our media undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DHLE 2015-16). Recent undergraduates from our Media degree, have now pursued careers in; radio, marketing, interactive games public relations, advertising, journalism and film and television production.