School of Media and Performing Arts

Creative industries face challenges from the fast changing media environment, but at the School of Media and Performing Arts we view this as a series of opportunities made possible through innovation. We encourage collaborative work across all the arts and this combined with our rich offer of graduate support provides our students with the best chance of success in their chosen profession.


Our Film Production and Photography courses are ranked #1 best in the UK – subject Area table, Guardian University Guide 2019

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Student graphic design work

Media and Communications BA (Hons)

This course responds and develops every day to the challenge of what it means to be a media professional in 21st Century. Our course is continually evolving, with input from world-leading experts, researchers, practitioners and industry professionals.

Student product design work

Media Production BA (Hons)

In a constantly changing, “24/7” multi-media landscape; anyone with a smartphone can make media. Our exciting course keeps you up-to-date with these changes and helps you to develop the skills that you need to give you the edge in an increasingly competitive graduate market.