Go behind the scenes on your favourite films, discover what makes a No 1 selling hit and uncover the truths of media moguls

When a blockbuster moves audiences across the globe, it’s no coincidence. And when your favourite chart song refuses to budge from the top spot, there’s a creative science behind that too.

Discover how filmmakers, musicians and artists pull in audiences and listeners on our captivating Media Studies course. You’ll learn both the creative arts applied and the psychology and neuroscience behind it. Explore creative vision and expression and understand the suite of advanced tools and software needed to make film, music, theatre and games unforgettable.

We’ll analyse contrasting mediums and genres to build a solid and diverse skillset in storytelling and analytics, as well as developing the knowledge and creative flair to communicate your own vision.

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An academic approach to the creative arts

Flicking between TV shows, subbing to new YouTube channels, catching the latest film at the cinema, streaming songs on our tablets, modern media is so easy and accessible these days. But have you ever stopped to wonder who’s creating it, how they did it and what their intention was?

Our fascinating Media Studies course will give you all the answers. Our specialist tutors, who are all experts in the field of creative arts, will teach you a combination of theory, critical analysis and practice for in-depth study and discovery.

We’ll dissect various genres of film, music, theatre and games, collaborating and sharing knowledge in seminars and groups to build commercial culture awareness of the creative industries and begin to assemble a creative portfolio of your own, alongside a thorough appreciation of the modern arts.

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Our established tutors are experts in their fields of study. Gain the skills and experience you need to excel with a unique, unparalleled learning experience.


Each week, you’ll be able to collaborate with leading academics mirroring the teaching method of the iconic, world-renowned and most respected educational establishments in the UK.

As current and past alumni of top universities, they’re highly specialised, recognised and knowledgeable in their chosen fields and can transfer their academic wisdom to you through interactive learning, independent study, seminars, and tutorials, depending on your age group.

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