Mass Communications

The Mass Communications degree will give you the opportunity to explore a variety of career options and find the best fit for you.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BA) Mass Communications

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 3 Year Degree

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Pathways Available

International Stage One

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Start Dates

April | January | September

Degree Overview

Know you’re interested in communications but not a 100% sure what career?

Edinburgh Napier University has more than 20 years’ experience in teaching professional communication.

Whether you choose to start in year one or join via direct entry from college into the second or third year, the Mass Communications degree will give you the opportunity to explore a variety of career options and find the best fit for you.

You are introduced to a range of disciplines involving professional communication, which include Advertising, Public Relations, Branding & Brand Communications, Employee & Organisational Communication. You learn about the basic functions and purpose of these disciplines and see how they often work together strategically. You also examine the variety of communication channels, platforms and methods used in mass communications through analysis as well as practical work. You further explore the skills behind producing digital communication content and how to establish a web presence and personal brand. This broad set of skills and knowledge prepares you, ultimately, for a career in the flexible and dynamic marketplace of communication.

Choose choice, choose Edinburgh Napier.

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Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, stationary and additional resources.

How you’ll be taught during your degree

Students will participate in a variety of learning and teaching methods, including lectures, tutorials, team work, class discussions, one-to-one supervision, independent study, practical projects, and workshops.

Degree Assessments

Assessments are designed to reflect the academic and/or professional focus of a module. Students will write essays, develop research portfolios, write learning logs, undertake individual and team presentations, write exams, and develop research projects to set briefs and established professional standards.

Why Study this Degree

We are a top 2 UK modern university for Communication and Media studies (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)

Recognised by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA)

Your Pathways

The IS1 is the first year of a four year International Incorporated Bachelors. And its designed to strengthen your English language abilities and introduce core concepts and knowledge required at university study level.  Once you have successfully completed your studies you will continue the remaining stages of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

Learn more about International Stage One

International Student Fees

You can find the applicable international student course fee for your chosen pathway study route listed below.

Study Route Tuition Fees 2024-2025
International stage One (IS1) £14,595 – £16,595
International Stage Two (IS2) £15,195 – £15,595
Pre-Masters (International Incorporated Masters – IIM) £8,995 – £12,095
Please note: There is an additional £210 administration fee payable to Oxford International. Stated fees do not include tuition applicable for your degree course continued at Edinburgh Napier University.

Scholarships

Progression scholarships available for students moving into a degree from all our pathway routes*.
These are available for students from all countries and are automatic on application. ENU progression scholarships, applied to each year of study:

Undergraduate 2024-25
Biosciences……………………£3,000 per year
Business …………………….. £3,000 per year
Digital Media ……………… £3,000 per year
Engineering ……………….. £3,000 per year
Computing ………………….£3,000 per year
Mass Communications…£3,000 per year

* except BA (Hons) Business Management

Progression scholarships available for students moving into a degree from all our pathway routes*.
These are available for students from all countries and are automatic on application. ENU progression scholarships, applied to each year of study:

Postgraduate 2024-25
Arts & Creative Industries….. £3,0000 per year
Business ………………….. £3,000 per year
Computing ………………. £3,000 per year
Healthcare ………………. £3,000 per year

* except MSc International Business Management

Up to £4,000 off tuition of your pathway programme.

Please note you’ll have to apply for a pathway scholarship and only a selection of students will be awarded.  For more information on the scholarships we offer to international students please contact us.

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