Media courses at the University of Central Lancashire merge creative and technical skills with a hands-on delivery by a close-knit community of students, academics and technicians. They boast industry standard equipment and facilities.

Our portfolio of media courses are reflective of the in demand skills within this area of the creative industries and are taught in state-of-the-art industry leading facilities and supported with dedicated equipment.

The calibre of the course, academic team and our students is evidenced by our regular successes at competitions and award ceremonies including RTS (both regional and national).

Creativity Matters.

Where would we be without creativity? We’re here to stand for creative arts and design, for media and journalism, for music and performance and more.

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Lecturer, Samuel Liles discusses Media courses at UCLan

Monthly staff spotlight - Mario Kkounnous

BA (Hons) Animation course leader and freelance animator Mario Kkounnous gives an insight into his wealth of animation experience, including his recent award-winning short film

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Why study with us

  • Industry leading facilities and equipment
  • Numerous work experience opportunities including screen credit bearing commercial projects and cJam-Media
  • Award-winning students including North West Royal Television Society Student Award regionals. Final year undergraduate and postgraduate media students have the opportunity to get involved in our annual cJAM employability event.
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Jobs with a media degree

Our media courses prepare you for success in film, TV, radio, animation, gaming and multimedia industries. Graduates have also go on to work in other fields, such as marketing, journalism and print media. 

Future careers for those studying media:

  • Film director
  • Film/video editor
  • Lighting technician
  • Television, film and video producer
  • Radio producer
  • Broadcast journalist
  • Television camera operator
  • Runner
  • Television floor manager
  • Broadcast engineer
  • Production designer
  • Multimedia programmer
  • Web content manager
  • Digital marketer
  • Media planner
  • Multimedia specialist
  • Digital asset manager
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Explore the facilities

Students have access to a range of internal services here, such as the Student Enterprise Hub, which gives students the unique opportunity to work on live briefs set by a range of companies in the North West and beyond - this allows students to exhibit their creative problem-solving skills, as well as allowing students to put theory into practice.

Students also have access to our Propeller service, allowing students to start up their own business through one-to-one mentoring, masterclasses and possible access to funding. With creative students three times more likely to start up a business after graduating - this is an excellent way of getting ahead of the game.

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Meet the team

Josh Wright
Lecturer in Games Design
Robert Griffiths
Senior Lecturer in Media Technology
Josh Taylor
Senior Lecturer
Jonathan Kemp
Senior Lecturer in Media Production
Ian Crook
Senior Lecturer
Clare Cook
Senior Lecturer