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Social Media Management with Integrated Foundation Year - University of Sunderland

**This is a four-year version of our popular BA (Hons) Social Media Management course, with an integrated foundation year. Master social media platforms to engage online audiences. Embrace experimental approaches to create great content. Develop cutting edge and highly transferable skills to meet a growing need for Social Media Managers and build your own following** Almost every employer, from Nike to Netflix, has a social media presence. On this exciting new course you’ll develop cutting edge and highly transferable skills to meet the growing need for social media managers. In the first year – the foundation year – you will study five modules; a module about the foundations of humanities, journalism and media theory, an essential study skills module, a foundation project module, practical numeracy skills, and a multimedia communications module. After completion of this foundation, you will then move onto the Social Media Management honours degree course. Become an expert in social media platforms with the ability to create, curate and share content, and analyse and engage online audiences. Learn media law, with the unique opportunity to gain an additional qualification recognised by leading employers nationally. Gain valuable skills in the management of social media channels and online communities, whilst developing your personal online brand. Use cutting-edge tools as part of an experimental approach to content creation, tracking and reaching audiences. Develop transferable skills in self-management, critical reasoning, interpersonal awareness, communication and presentation. Take optional modules from media and marketing courses to enhance the flexibility of the course and your skill set. In our innovative mediaHUB you’ll work on live websites and social channels, and rub shoulders with BBC Newcastle digital journalists and content creators as you prepare for a rewarding career in the creative industries.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-01
  • Location
    Sir Tom Cowie Campus,SunderlandEngland
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £4,500
  • England Year 1 £4,500
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £4,500
  • Scotland Year 1 £4,500
  • Wales Year 1 £4,500