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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

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 3rd June
  • Saturday 14th October (PGCE’s and Education Master’s only)

Warrington Dates

  • Thursday 15th June
    (Open Evening)
  • Saturday 21st October

Shrewsbury Dates

  • Thursday 8th June
    (Open Evening)
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Warrington Campus

The Warrington Campus combines the best of long-established university traditions with up-to-the-minute modern developments.

Warrington: a Community Campus

The Warrington Campus provides a close-knit community, innovative courses, and a strong focus on employability and transferable skills.  The thirty-acre site provides excellent academic and social facilities for both residential and commuting undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Warrington: a diverse Campus

At Warrington, we offer a number of different courses facilitating a wide range of future careers. The courses available can be broadly separated into three main subject areas: the Creative Industries, Warrington School of Management, and Public Sector.

For more information about our courses, please see our undergraduate or postgraduate course listings.

Creative Industries

With a number of creative industries based in the North West of England, now is a great time to gain the skills you need to pursue a career in this evolving industry. Our Warrington Campus provides students with a wide variety of courses, 24-hour studio access, and industry active academics. We aim to provide you with the skills and experience you need to excel in your future career.

Business and Management

The Warrington School of Management prides itself on its varied and innovative approach to teaching, exploring a range of general areas as well as more specialised subjects. You may have the opportunity to undertake a work-based learning placement in Year 2, or a year’s paid placement, ensuring you have the vocational experience to back up your academic achievement.

The Public Sector

We have a wide range of courses available for students looking to develop a career in the public sector. From practically orientated Sport and Community courses (with built-in coaching opportunities), professionally linked Nursing, Social Work and PGCE courses, to uniform Policing courses; we’ve got a selection of courses for you to choose from. Our excellent support network, wide-ranging placements, and our dedication to interdisciplinary work makes Warrington a fantastic place to start your career.

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.

Book your Open Day

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

Postgraduate Admissions