University of Bedfordshire
Media, Marketing and Public Relations BA (Hons)
University of Bedfordshire

Key Course Facts


Salary of all UK Graduates of

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20084 £19610 £23614
25-75 percentile range £18047 - £23113 £15496 - £24645 £18124 - £29677

Course Description

This course will help you to develop a valuable set of skills, knowledge and understanding of the role of media and PR in contemporary societies, allowing you access to a range of future employment opportunities. This course combines a thorough understanding of mass-media theory and practices with an insight into the workings of the PR industry, exploring the full range of integrated PR activities and becoming an effective and responsible media analyst and communicator. You will develop PR consulting and planning capabilities and learn how to express yourself using appropriate media – able to influence and inform opinion. Throughout this course your will acquire valuable research and project initiation experience whilst working both independently and in teams.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Media, Marketing and Public Relations, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.


Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Media, Marketing and Public Relations BA (Hons) at University of Bedfordshire

30% Sales occupations
20% Artistic, literary and media occupations
20% Elementary occupations
10% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Finance Professionals
5% Customer service occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Media Studies

Qualification requirements

80 - 96 UCAS Tariff points

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 5.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Media, Marketing and Public Relations, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Media, Marketing and Public Relations BA (Hons)

EU £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
International £13200 year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3

University Rankings

Positions of University of Bedfordshire in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Bedfordshire in related subject specific rankings.


    • #73 
    • #86 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

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About University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire is a publicly funded university located in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, England. One of the main campuses, in Luton, is home to the university’s Business, Media, Art & Design, Science, Computing, Law, Psychology, and Social Sciences schools. The Bedford campus is just a twenty minute walk from the town centre, and is home to the Primary Education, Secondary Education, Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences, and Tourism schools.

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Where is this programme taught

Luton Campus
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