This course explores the important and complex relationship between media and society through complementary methodologies. Read more at the University of Portsmouth website. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? You will learn to assess competing perspectives in a media-saturated society, covering broadcast, print and new media, as you acquire and develop independent research skills in the field. In the 2016 NSS, Sociology courses received a 95% overall satisfaction score from students. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE You may take up opportunities for a work placement or foreign language as part of your study. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is for students interested in the sociological significance of media production and consumption in contemporary social life. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED You will develop analytic, informational, communication and social research skills as part of your studies, and may undertake work placements as either an assessed unit or sandwich year. AFTER THE COURSE You will be prepared for a range of careers, such as social research, community development, teaching or charity work. You will also be well placed for further training or study.