Undergraduate study in Media, Performance and Communication

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High rankings in Guardian League Tables 2022

Ranked 8th for Journalism, Publishing & PR, 12th for Film & Photography and 22nd for Drama & Dance.

Specialist facilities

HDTV centre, music studios, performance centre, newsroom, mocap studio, TV studio and more

Flexible learning

Tailor your course in line with your career goals, with optional modules and learning pathways.

Start your story at Staffordshire University and become a leading name in the media, creative, communication or entertainment industries with a Media, Performance and Communication degree.

 

Whether you see yourself as a filmmaker, a writer, a journalist, a content creator, a musician, a teacher or a music producer, or even if you dream of becoming the next practitioner of stage and screen as an actor, maker or director, we have the perfect course to help you become an expert in storytelling.

Underpinned by research, our courses combine practical skills, theoretical knowledge, professional-standard equipment and innovative teaching techniques to ensure you have the technical tools, critical understanding and creative know-how you need to break into your chosen career.

We can help turn your passion into a successful future, gaining invaluable experience, developing your creative potential and building your portfolio from the start.

100% of our research impact in Communications, Cultural and Media Studies is recognised as Outstanding or Very Considerable - REF 2021

Courses

Acting and Screen Performance (Top-up) BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time

Acting and Theatre Arts (Top-up) BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time

Acting for Stage and Screen BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Top-up

Creative Media Production BA (Hons)

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Full-time

English Literature and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Foundation year

Film Production BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Foundation year

Music Production BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Page, Stage and Screen BA (Hons)

Study options
Full-time

Professional Sports Writing and Broadcasting BA (Hons)

Study options
Full-time, accelerated

Sound Design BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Sports Journalism BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Foundation year

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Concept Art for Games and Film BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Digital and Social Media Marketing BA (Hons)

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Full-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Esports BA (Hons)

Study options
Full-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Photography BA (Hons)

Study options
Full-time
Part-time

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for Job Prospects

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

for Course Content

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021