Accredited by professional bodies, our highly creative and interdisciplinary courses place strong emphasis on gaining transferable skills in research, writing, presentation and computer-based authoring.

You'll gain valuable hands-on experience in our 'state-of-the-art' radio and TV studios which also feature digital editing facilities and a Mac suite.

Opportunities to study abroad offer a fresh and stimulating perspective on this diverse and fast-moving area.


We take a strongly vocational approach, partnering closely with employers and regularly reviewing our programmes to ensure courses are current and relevant.

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As a key driver of the creative industries, communication and media studies have a special importance, shaping the way people think.

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We also provide high-quality, practice-based opportunities, underpinned by the relevant theory and educational framework.

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We work closely with Gray’s School of Art to ensure creative energy is central to our courses.

Track Record

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Communication and Media students benefit from placements that provide valuable practical experience and establish strong links with potential employers.

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It's not unusual for students to move on to employment with placement companies - taking with them qualifications that are fully accredited by national professional bodies.

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Top university for graduate jobs in the UK - HESA July 2015, over 90% of our graduates are in work or study after 6 months and we have a student satisfaction rate of over 86% with many courses achieving a 100% rating.

Our Partnerships & Affiliations

We are proud to be associated with leading organisations, institutions and professional bodies, including:

CIPR Fifth Business AVC Immedia Oil and Gas UK

Our Facilities

Communication and Media courses are based in a 'state-of-the-art' building designed by Norman Foster.

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Spacious lecture rooms and extensive IT facilities ensure a modern and productive environment for all students and staff.

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With its comprehensive collection of books, journals and online resources, the Library is the ideal place to browse, research or dream up your next creative idea.

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We have a number of modern facilities including a TV and radio studio, TV control room, green screen and Mac suites to ensure you get the most from your studies.

Our Schools

  • Aberdeen Business School

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    Aberdeen Business School is one of the leading providers of commercially and professionally relevant business degrees in the UK.

  • School of Creative and Cultural Business

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    The school offers degrees in Marketing, Communications, Fashion Management, Journalism, Media, Events Management and Information Management.