BA Communication and Media

The BA in Communication & Media is a 24-course programme that combines courses from Journalism, Linguistics, Marketing and Management with a specialist subject in a field of your choice. It gets you ‘workplace-ready’ with job application training, a workplace attachment, and a range of digital, communication and research skills built in. You will be able to target jobs in communication, media, digital media, marketing, public relations and communications management.
You can use the specialist subject either to target a communication role in a particular field (e.g. Pacific Heritage and Arts, Marine Science, Inclusive Education, Nutrition …), or to target a range of roles in NGOs or civil society organisations (e.g. Politics, Sociology, Governance …), or to pick up additional skills that will enhance your CV (e.g. a new language or useful business skills), OR simply to follow your heart and study a subject that you’re passionate or inquisitive about, safe in the knowledge that a BA in Communication & Media will open doors to a wide range of jobs.

  • Frequently Asked Questions
    FAQ’s – BA Communication & Media

    Programme requirements

    • UU100 Communications & Information Literacy
    • UU114 English for Academic Purposes
    • JN101 Introduction to Journalism
    • JN103 Media Law & Ethics
    • LN111 Introduction to Language Studies
    • MG101 Introduction to Management
    • 2 courses at 100-level from an approved specialist subject


    • UU200 Ethics & Governance
    • UU204 Pacific Worlds
    • JN201 Print & Online Journalism
    • LN216 Language Use in the 21st Century Pacific
    • MG206 Marketing Principles & Strategies

    Plus 1 or 2 of:

    • JN202 Radio Broadcasting
    • JN203 Television Journalism
    • LN211 Structure of English

    Plus Either 1 or 2 courses at 200-level from the specialist subject


    • JN303 Journalism Production
    • LN317 Qualitative Analysis of Texts
    • MG303 International Marketing

    Plus 3 or 4 further courses from:

    • JN301 International Journalism
    • JN302 Journalism Research
    • LN311 English in the Pacific
    • LN315 Corpus Linguistics & Language Technologies
    • MG301 Management of Service Operations

    Plus Either 1 or 2 courses at 300-level from the specialist subject

    Further queries
    The programme coordinators for the BA in Communication and Media are Dr Shailendra Singh (Journalism,  shailendra.singh(at) and Dr Fiona Willans (Linguistics,  fiona.willans(at) Please contact either of them for further queries, or contact Mrs Antoinette Parker (antoinette.parker(at) for general enquiries about studying in SPACE.