Media, Film & Communication foundation

Our Media, Film & Communication Foundation course covers Media and Film Studies, Applied Communication Theory and Digital Media

The course will cover all aspects of media including a comprehensive introduction to the social, economic, business and social context of modern media. Students will develop a good understanding of digital media platforms, advertising campaigns, films and other methods of communication. Students who take this course can go on to study on university courses such as Digital Media, Film Studies or Media and Cultural Studies.

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  • Key Course Information
  • Course Content
  • University Destinations & Courses
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Here are the entry requirements for the Media, Film & Communication Foundation Course

  SEPTEMBER START
(9 Months)
JANUARY START
(6 Months)
COURSE LEVEL RQF LEVEL 3 RQF LEVEL 3
AGE AT START OF COURSE 16.5 17
ENGLISH LEVEL IELTS 5.0 IELTS 5.5

Here’s some key course information about the
Media, Film & Communication Foundation Course

MEDIA September Start January Start
Minimum Age 16.5 17
Course Length 3 terms 2 terms*
Start Dates 2nd September 2019 6th January 2020
English Language Requirement IELTS 5.0 IELTS 5.5
Hours of study per week 23 (24 in term one) >30
Location Cambridge Cambridge
Tuition Fees per Term £6700 £6700
Accommodation Options Residential or Homestay Homestay

These are the subjects you’ll study on the
Media, Film & Communication Foundation Course

  • Media Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Applied Communication Theory
  • Digital Media
  • PSHE
  • English (IELTS/EAP)
  • UCAS/Tutorials

You can download the complete Media Foundation Course Syllabus here.

Here are some of the universities you can attend and the course options you could choose if you are successful on this course

University of East Anglia (UEA)
BA (Hons) Media Studies
University of Portsmouth
BSc (Hons) Digital Media
University of Nottingham
BA (Hons) International Media and Communication Studies
Lancaster University
BA (Hons) Media and Cultural Studies
Manchester Metropolitan University
BA (Hons) Film and Media Studies
University of Winchester
BA (Hons) Media and Communication

To apply for a course, go to our APPLY page. You can choose to apply online or download our application forms and scan them to us. Please ensure you read the instructions on the page so you complete the correct forms.