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, artists or journalists pull in audiences on our captivating Media Studies course. You’ll learn both the creative arts applied and how the result could be interpreted by the public. Explore creative vision and expression and understand the suite of tools and techniques needed to make media 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.
Choose your course
Match your passion to your academic pursuit. Find a course that makes you never want to stop learning.
Flicking between TV shows, subbing to new YouTube channels, checking the news online, streaming songs on our phones, 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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Prof. Tim WilsonBIO
Tim is currently a Professor at Moscow State Pedagogic University. A former opera and theatre director/designer, he’s currently an illustrator and traditional animator for a variety of UK TV shows. Tim has widely and been a tutor for about 30 years, teaching a variety of arts subjects including in schools and university. Most recently, he has been training teachers for primary schools in Moscow, while also teaching Religious studies in a secondary school in Cardiff. He also holds a BA in Theology from the University of Oxford.
John has extensive experience as a journalist for British media. He’s edited programmes for BBC for 20 years, including “Today”, “Kermode” and “Mayo’s Film Review”. Throughout his career, he’s covered stories in Russia, USA, South Africa and Zimbabwe, including an interview with Nelson Mandela. John now teaches journalism at the University of Essex and continues to work as an editor for The Times.
Denise Kehoe is an Irish artist who specialises in Fine Art, Book Arts and Education. She the founder of Motion Sickness Project Space, a contemporary arts space in Cambridge and was recently awarded a grant from Arts Council Ireland to explore greenwashing.
Find your perfect course:
Sign up to the Newsletter
Want to know more? Enter your details below to sign up for our email newsletter.