Media and Publishing
Do you want to write for a living and learn how to publish your own work on a broad range of platforms - web, blogs and media - print, video, audio and multimedia?
Students studying this course will gain a theoretical and critically reflective understanding of media while gaining practical skills as an author and designer of published material in variety of formats including print based publications to broadcast and advertising campaigns to web based publications.
By studying media, you will gain a theoretical understanding of media and will foster your ability to critically comment on media practice. Media combines theoretical and practical skills to enhance your creativity and the technical skills needed to go into the media industry. By studying this subject you will become media practitioners working as a professional writer and able to design media
Studying publishing alongside media you will learn how to create online publications within a legal and ethical framework. Students learn how to enhance their work with supportive visual content as they explore the potential of publishing to a range of platforms including interactive websites and a variety of social media.
Throughout the course you will be asked to run your own projects, design media campaigns, develop professional writing skills, design magazine layouts and websites while integrating publishing theory into practical projects. Publishing students need to be entrepreneurial, flexible, adaptable and committed, and we will help you develop these qualities
Everyone will study Media Cultures, Journalism and New Media Publishing in their first year. You then have the option to choose one of the three optional subjects to study in your first year.