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Course overview

The course addresses the opportunities and challenges facing the media sector, creative workforce and consumers. Our modules facilitate knowledge and understanding of features prevalent in all media sectors, and how they may respond in light of technological change and issues that have arisen as a result.

  • Warrington Campus
Duration
1 year (or 16-20 months if starting in February)

Why Study Media with us?

Media is taught at Warrington Campus, which is situated between the creative and cultural hubs of Manchester and Liverpool, and in close proximity to MediaCityUK.

Our Department of Media students have received numerous accolades over the years, including Royal Television Society Student Television awards and Student Radio Awards.

There are opportunities to work on 'live' briefs, and there are numerous Department of Media events open to all our Media students, including the annual field trip abroad, with students getting the chance to learn more about the creative industries in a different country.

Media Learning

Warrington Campus

The Warrington Campus provides a close-knit community, innovative courses, and a strong focus on employability and transferable skills. 

The campus has a range of specialist training, academic and leisure facilities across its 30-acre site. It is home to the North West Media Centre, the Warrington School of Management, dedicated police training facilities and practical nursing workspace.

With the Department of Sport and Community Engagement on site you can enjoy superb sports facilities for academic, recreational and competitive use such as an astro-turf pitch, fitness suite, running track and sports hall which hosts a variety of fitness classes. We’re also the training base for local Rugby League team Warrington Wolves.

Outside of the classroom, open-access computer labs and the £2.3million learning resource centre and library are available for all students.

On-site catering options include a Starbucks outlet, the Terrace Café Bar and our Garden Dining Rooms. After hours you can relax in the Students’ Union bar and club Twenty10.

Following £12million of investment the Warrington Campus combines the best of long-established university traditions with modern developments.

 

Warrington Town Hall

Warrington

The town of Warrington is becoming increasingly well-known for its innovative and diverse schedule of events and performance, including live concerts, theatre, variety shows, cabaret and comedy. Parr Hall is the town's premier venue for live music, while Pyramid is a leading centre for the arts.

The town centre is host to a wide selection of clubs, pubs and bars to suit all tastes, ranging from the hip and trendy to the traditional tavern. Whether you're into house, hip hop, indie, rock or jazz, you'll always find somewhere you'll love.

Warrington is well-known for the Warrington Wolves rugby league club, one of the premier teams in Europe and were recent winners of the Challenge Cup for two years running.

Warrington is particularly well-placed for students who enjoy a trip to the city, situated half an hour from the cities of Liverpool, Manchester and Chester.

Postgraduate Admissions

Open Days 2017

Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.

Chester Dates

  • Saturday 14th October (PGCE’s and Education Master’s only)

Warrington Dates

  • Saturday 21st October
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