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WGU ten years
Media and Communications*

BA (Hons)
Media and Communications*


experience working on live projects


links with BBC & local media companies


to the purpose-built Centre of the Creative Industries 

UCAS code: MC19

Year of entry: 2019 2020

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3 YRS (FT) 6YRS (PT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Our innovative media and communications degree will prepare you for a range of roles within the creative industries. The course delivers an inspiring combination of theoretical knowledge and practice-based training that will make you employable across the media industry.

You will:

  • try your hand at TV and radio roles, multimedia journalism, online writing, traditional print media and PR and social media, so that you can discover exactly what media career best suits you
  • learn from our experienced lecturers who are media professionals drawn from broadcasting, newspapers, magazines, new media and public relations
  • have access to an impressive range of modern facilities on-site including a dedicated student newsroom, a TV production studio, an award-winning FM community radio station and well-equipped multimedia rooms complete with an extensive Apple Mac suite
  • get the chance to work on our student-run online magazine, Egwyl.


You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BA (Hons)Media and Communications (Four years with foundation year)* UCAS code:MCFY


*Subject to ValidationThe University reviews its courses on a regular basis to ensure that they reflect the needs of students and employers. To do this we have a schedule for approving new programmes, and updating existing ones. Some are awaiting their turn in the approval cycle and are shown as 'subject to validation'. As soon as the award is validated, details will be amended automatically. For those courses listed as subject to validation, please contact the Admissions Office on 01978 293439 for further information.  Once a programme that you have applied for is validated, details will be communicated to you. If you are not happy with the changes made and wish to withdraw your choice, the University will assist you with finding an alternative programme.

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