Skip to main content

Why study Communication and Media Studies at Brunel?

Gain theoretical and hands-on experience to stand out in the media industry

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing media environment our innovative communication and media studies degrees at Brunel will give you the platform and tools to succeed in a competitive job market. 

As a Communication and Media Studies student you’ll benefit from our small, friendly department where you will be taught by internationally-recognised academics that regularly appear on the BBC, in The Guardian and in other British and global media outlets. 

You’ll benefit from group seminars and personal tutorials allowing you to learn in smaller groups and in one-to-one discussion. This means all ideas are free to be expressed leading to lively class debates. There is a culture around Brunel’s Communication and Media Studies department that encourages discussion about various topics surrounding modules that students may share.

Studying communication and media at Brunel is not limited to the classroom; you’ll have the opportunity to broaden your mind by being exposed to fascinating guest speakers on interesting topics, going on fieldtrips and getting first-hand experiences during filming sessions where you will learn about cameras, lighting and editing.  

A degree in communications and media studies will equip you with the necessary transferable skills in critical thinking, critical reading, critical writing, presentation and public speaking to name but a few, therefore preparing you for the world of work.

Our Communication and Media Studies students obtain graduate jobs in a variety of settings including marketing, events and production co-ordination, research and buying in the media industries, as well as PR and journalism.

Study communication and media studies in our dynamic department at Brunel