BA (Hons) Media

BA (Hons) Media

Registration Number (Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance) : 252720

The BA (Hons) Media is a practice-based programme informed by key theoretical considerations from the disciplines of media, visual arts and design. It is designed to develop creative practitioners and to give students extensive knowledge of the principles of media practice and processes applied in the creative industries. The potential for the programme is centred upon rapid technological change and development in the creative industries.

This programme aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge associated with the visual media ecology including film, television, animation and design. The key aims of the programme are:

• Understanding the contemporary media and art and design landscapes;
• Developing disciplined and rigorous thinkers and producers with a critical, contextual engagement in their work;
• Operating as a creative practitioner, producing regular professional-standard work;
• Engaging with technology to develop and future-proof their work; and
• Experiencing and evaluating the business of the creative industries and belonging to a community of practice locally, nationally and internationally.

The programme supports the career aspirations of students to enter the creative industries as practitioners in film and television, visual media, graphic design or animation. The broad exposure to technology and the critical evaluation of the ever-changing global media landscape facilitates employment in related fields such as communications, public relations and design fields.

Articulation from HKDI

  • Higher Diploma in Animation and Visual Effects
  • Higher Diploma in Arts Technology
  • Higher Diploma in Creative Media
  • Higher Diploma in Film, Television and Photography

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Coventry University strives to attract and nurture outstanding students from around the world through our supportive teaching and learning environment, state-of-the-art facilities as well as the world-leading and internationally recognised applied research.

Centrally located in one of the England's largest and most historic cities, the University welcomes over 5,000 international students, coming from more than 130 countries, to become a part of our culturally diverse University every year.

Preparing students for successful future is the University‘s prime goal. In this regard, Coventry University strives for establishing nationwide and international networks. It is now highly recognised for the strong connections to major global organisations which enable the University to review and develop the programmes in response to market needs.


*It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead