Mass Communications (Top-Up) via Study Centres BA (Hons)

3-Year Bachelor's Degree

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Top-up your existing qualification to a full honours degree. Gain a comprehensive understanding of new media, cultural theory and popular culture, and their increasing significance in contemporary culture and society. Acquire new skills using industry-standard equipment.

Overview

In a media-saturated environment it can be difficult to be heard or stand out from the crowd. With the Mass Communications (Top-Up) degree you can convert your existing qualifications into a full degree and learn how best to plan, develop and realise your creative ambitions.

This course blends a mixture of theory and critical approaches to creative and practical output. Modules like Media Studies explore the roles played by the media in shaping our perception of the contemporary world while Moving Camera gives you the opportunity to make dynamic films using advanced motion-based techniques. You can explore contemporary trends within popular culture while pursuing your own cultural research interests with guided support from tutors. Advanced Digital Post Production techniques will prepare you for a world of professional video editing and FX work while the extended Media Project will see you work towards fully realising a major piece of practical work from inception to completion.

Why us?

  • This is a bespoke degree designed in conjunction with staff from the UK-based University of Sunderland and staff at SBCS Global Learning Institute, tailored to meet the fast-paced and dynamic international communications environment

Course structure

You will experience a broad range of different teaching experiences based on the type of modules you take. Theory-based modules tend to be taught via lectures supported with seminar groups, whereas the practice-based modules employ a mixture of workshops and technical demonstrations alongside guided tuition. Some modules put you at the centre of your own independent learning experience supported with regularly scheduled one-to-one feedback sessions, whereas production-based modules often require you to work in small groups in order to complete larger-scale tasks.

The two theory-based modules are assessed with presentations and essays whereas the three practical modules are assessed on the media forms that are produced as part of the module (eg pitches, films, projects, evaluations). Media forms tend to be group-based while evaluations are independent.

Final year (national level 6):

Core modules

  • Media Studies 2 (20 credits)

Choose from one of two strands; Media and Modernity or Advertising and Television Drama. Media and Modernity involves a consideration of the media’s position and significance in modern social life, focusing on specific topics such as the organization of mediated interaction, experiences of globalization and the uses of new media technologies. Advertising and Television Drama involves an examination of contemporary advertising in terms of its textual structures, branding, reliance on celebrity and the pleasures that it offers to consumers, followed by the detailed analysis of TV drama texts – raising important questions of ideology, power and identity.

  • Cultural Theory and Popular Culture (20 credits)

Produce a piece of independent research informed by the theoretical approaches associated with British Cultural Studies tradition. The first weeks of the module will be devoted to structured introductory sessions, supervision sessions and information retrieval advice. Thereafter, your work takes the form of independent study, supported by regular supervisory sessions.

  • Moving Camera 2 (20 credits)

Expand upon and further develop your moving camera skills and build upon your critical understanding of moving cameras, their images and the impact of those images. Explore the impact of visuals in relation to story and narrative.

Through lectures, workshops, exercises, screenings and discussion, this module will expand upon the practical skills and theoretical understanding of the Steadicam, Track and Dollies, Jib Arm and other camera conveyances. Develop your critical awareness and understanding of conceptual issues and how these relate to your practical work. Originate, develop, script, shoot and edit a 3-4 minute single camera production which will be shot entirely on the Moving Camera equipment. Submit a 2000 word critical evaluation which will demonstrate your understanding of Moving Camera in Film and Video.  Objectively analyse your production and demonstrate your understanding of your role, moving camera techniques, technology and terminology. Submit a Production File, documenting and evidencing the production.

  • Advanced Digital Post Production (20 credits)

Expand and develop on your basic and intermediate digital video effects and post production skills. Plan and develop an advanced digital post production project, which may be a self standing project in its own right, or may form part of your final year major production, which explores and incorporates advanced digital video post production techniques such as advanced digital video effects work, colour grading, surround sound or a combination of these as appropriate to the specific project and your skills, interest and specialism. Critically examine the position of your own work with regards to current digital post production practices.

  • Media Project (40 credits)

Produce a major piece of media work suitable for film, television or online. This can include factual or fictional work produced in a single or multi-camera format (depending on your pre-requisite/co-requisite modules). Work in the genre of your choice from the selection available, on an appropriate platform. Work in an appropriately sized group (depending on the scale of the project). Conduct research and develop your ideas before pitching them to tutors. The concept will be agreed by a panel of assessors and will then be developed and produced.

Reflect on your work through a final evaluation that offers a critical insight into your project through the use of appropriate critical theory, critical Film/TV textual analysis and professional experience.

 

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Career ready

Skills-based degrees with a firm basis in conceptual thinking and critical reflection should equip you for a career in the local media industry. It should also open the door to future higher degree study at post-graduate level. Graduates can go into creative media, television, film production, broadcasting, teaching industries with this qualification.

 

If English is not your first language you should have at least one of the following qualifications (or equivalent) as a minimum.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

You need an overall score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) will also be accepted if the applicant’s element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS. After 6 April 2015, you must take your IELTS exams at one of the test centres listed on the UKVI website.

Pearson Test of English Academic

You need an overall score of 59 with no less than 59 in each skill.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

You need grade C or above.

Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE)

You need grade C or above.

 

 

Deadlines

26 January 2022 – UCAS deadline

Applications for all UCAS Undergraduate courses, except those with a 15 October deadline, should arrive at UCAS by 6pm on 26 January 2022. This is the ‘equal consideration’ deadline, which means course providers must consider all applications received by this time equally. 

25 February 2022 – UCAS Extra opens

If you’ve used all five choices, and you’re not holding any offers, you can add another choice using Extra.

19 May 2022 – University decision deadline

If you applied by 26 January and you’re still awaiting a decision from one of your choices, we have until today to decide whether we’re making you an offer. Any choices that are still outstanding after this will be made unsuccessful.

9 June 2022 – Deadline to reply to offers

If you receive all your university decisions by 19 May, you must reply to any offers by today (except if you are using Extra to find a place), otherwise they’ll be declined.

30 June 2022 – Final day to make an application to five universities

You can still apply with up to five choices until 6pm today. After this, your application will automatically be entered into Clearing. 

4 July 2022 – Final day to apply for a course in Extra 

This is the last day to add an Extra option to your 2022 application. If you don’t hold any offers after this, you will be able to add an additional choice using Clearing. 

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REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Level of Education
Min GPA (max=100)

60

IELTS
6.00

accommodation

The university offers three different student residential buildings, all of which are within walking distance from the university campuses. All students that are residing in these buildings can take advantage of the free transport that the university offers. What is more, all the dorms are equipped with facilities like fridge, Shower, toilet facilities, Wi-Fi, bed Wardrobe, Washbasin and mirror, as well as car parking and bicycle storage.
The first student residence of the university is called Scotia Quay that costs up to £95.50 per week. Each room is suitable for up to 5 students. the second one is named Panns Bank costs about £77.79 a week and is also suitable for families of four. Lastly, Clanny House also costs around £77.79 per week and is suitable for couples as well as single students.

After Graduation

All the students have the opportunity to seek help from The Careers and Employability Service, a team dedicated to helping students find proper and suitable employment either during or after their education.
Students are encouraged to take on part-time vocational roles in order to gain perspective on the reality of the labor market and also earn extra cash. As a matter of fact, the university helps and guides them during this process. It helps students find part-time jobs that do not impact their studies or temporary jobs that can be done during vacations and breaks. Students also have the chance to take part in paid or unpaid internships and job placements that are related to their field of study.
The Careers and Employability Service also helps students with finding employment after graduation. They help students with the resumes, CVs, job applications and job interviews.

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Mass Communications (Top-Up) via Study Centres BA (Hons)

Media, photograph, film, theater, performance

3-Year Bachelor's Degree

The University of Sunderland in England

United Kingdom

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