We are the largest centre of professionally based higher education for media and communications industries in the UK and deliver relevant and cutting-edge degrees, designed to set you apart from the crowd.
We take pride in bringing innovation to our media and communications degrees and are committed to providing the very best industry-standard facilities for students. We have invested in a professional High Definition television studio and are working with top names in industry to ensure that we stay at the forefront of today’s digital revolution.
The Faculty of Media & Communication is home to over 1,800 students on related courses creating a vibrant atmosphere of research, study, student collaboration and industry interaction.
Home to the UK’s only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, (www.cemp.ac.uk) as designated by the Higher Education Funding Council for England. The award of £4 million pounds over five years recognises our commitment to innovation and excellence in learning and education. We have also been awarded Skillset Screen Academy status, (www.bournemouthscreenacademy.net) We have established highly productive relationships with the media industries which reinforces our outstanding reputation. Our postgraduate courses are recognised by both the industries and professional bodies, and can provide placement opportunities. Our engagement with industry is further recognised through accreditation by major training bodies including Skillset, the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), the National Council for the training of Journalists (NCTJ), the Periodicals Training Council (PTC) and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC)
You will get advice and guidance not only from experienced tutors but also from guest lecturers who are at the top of their field working within the industries. You will find your inspiration comes from the real experience, enthusiastic staff and professional culture. You will work with equipment that is standard within the industry.
Having fulfilled your intellectual and creative potential, you will leave as an expert practitioner with a meaningful qualification and the practical skills demanded by today’s global employers to go straight into the industry.