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Please note that the last intake to the first year of this course was in the academic year beginning in September 2015.  The course has since been revalidated, and if you are interested in starting the first year in 2016/17 or later please follow this link to the latest version.

https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/study-at-northumbria/courses/mass-communication-with-business-ba-hons-uusmcm3bns/

However, we are still considering applications for from suitably qualified applicants who may want to begin their studies in the second year.  Please contact Admissions for advice.

You will follow the same programme of study as BA (Hons) Mass Communication for the first two years of your course before undertaking specialist modules, as well as a major project/dissertation, relating to business, bringing together interrelated expertise and knowledge within the context of contemporary media, digital and creative and cultural industries. Building on key theories and skills, students will learn about aspects of the advertising industry including, campaigns, branding, copy writing and generating ideas..

Course Information

UCAS Code
P3N1

Level of Study
Undergraduate

Mode of Study
3 years full-time

Department
Arts

Location
City Campus, Northumbria University

City
Newcastle

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Entry Requirements 2023/24

Standard Entry

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language and Mathematics.

Plus one of the following:

  • GCE and VCE Advanced Level:

    300 UCAS Tariff points.

  • Edexcel/BTEC National:

    Distinction, Distinction, Merit.

  • Scottish Highers:

    BBBBC at Higher level, BBC at Advanced Higher.

  • Irish Highers:

    BBBBB at Higher Level

  • International Baccalaureate:

    30 points

  • Other QAA-recognised access programme:

    Full Access Award. Units should be achieved at Distinction and Merit grades. Access course students without GCSEs are not required to
    take these qualifications in addition to their Access Award, but must ensure that any required subjects are fully met within their Access course.

  • International/English Language Requirements:

    International applicants are required to have one of the following English language qualifications with grades as shown below.

    • A British Council International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 5.5
    • Pearson Academic score of 54 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 51

    The University also accepts many other English language qualifications and if you have any questions about our English Language requirements please contact the International Admissions Office and we will be glad to assist you.

    Don't meet the academic or English language entry requirements for this course? 
    You can still study with us as you may be eligible for our International Foundation Programme. Successful completion of our International Foundation Programme (with a minimum 50% pass mark and English grades BBBB) will guarantee you entry on to this degree.&amp

Fees and Funding 2023/24 Entry

UK Fee in Year 1: TBC

* The maximum tuition fee that we are permitted to charge for UK students is set by government. Tuition fees may increase in each subsequent academic year of your course, these are subject to government regulations and in line with inflation.


EU Fee in Year 1: TBC

International Fee in Year 1: TBC


Scholarships for 23/24 are currently being announced.  Please see the main Funding Pages for more information




ADDITIONAL COSTS

There are no Additional Costs

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How to Apply

Please use the Apply Now button at the top of this page to submit your application.

Certain applications may need to be submitted via an external application system, such as UCAS, Lawcabs or DfE Apply.

The Apply Now button will redirect you to the relevant website if this is the case.

You can find further application advice, such as what to include in your application and what happens after you apply, on our Admissions Hub Admissions | Northumbria University



Any Questions?

Our admissions team will be happy to help. They can be contacted on 0191 406 0901.

Contact Details for Applicants:

bc.applicantservices@northumbria.ac.uk

All information is accurate at the time of sharing.

Full time Courses starting in 2023 are primarily delivered via on-campus face to face learning but may include elements of online learning. We continue to monitor government and local authority guidance in relation to Covid-19 and we are ready and able to flex accordingly to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff.

Contact time is subject to increase or decrease in line with additional restrictions imposed by the government or the University in the interest of maintaining the health and safety and wellbeing of students, staff, and visitors, potentially to a full online offer, should further restrictions be deemed necessary in future. Our online activity will be delivered through Blackboard Ultra, enabling collaboration, connection and engagement with materials and people.

 

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