Media & Communication
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Kirsten studied a BA in Media & Communication at UC and is now a marketing co-ordinator at global company, Tait Communications
Media and Communication examines the influence and impact of the media and new information technologies. It shows how communication and media work within a broader social context, drawing on both the arts and social sciences. The degree develops a wide range of critical thinking, writing and research skills. From the uprisings in Ukraine and the Middle East, to your relationship with friends on Snapchat, media are changing the world. Develop an understanding these profound societal shifts through Media and Communication studies.
Explore the department's taught and thesis-based courses and qualifications.
Find out more about our new degree that prepares graduates for a career in the communications industry.
With a radio station on site, our students can put their learning into practice.
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