Video production, photography, film and scriptwriting are at the heart of our BA degree in Communications specialising in Media Production.
This programme will equip you with a broad industry knowledge of media production from the writing of a script to the implementation of a screen play, perfect career preparation
If you’d like to work in media production, a thorough grasp of communications is vital. During the first two years of the degree, all Richmond Communications students take the same core courses.
An inter-disciplinary approach will provide a breadth of communication topics, such as cultural theory, visual culture and creating digital images as well as studying the principles of communications. Small class sizes and students from all over the world make for a supportive and lively learning environment. The faculty invite industry-leading guest lecturers to speak to BA Communications students, providing their perspective on the communications world.
In the third and fourth years of this programme you’ll be specialising in Media Production in all its diversity, with a choice of electives from Adaptations: Literature and Cinema, to Animation and Motion, Web Design to Scriptwriting.
Bring these courses to life with the chance to pursue an internship with a media production company or leading global organisation in London or internationally. It’s an excellent way to extend your career options.
Through our partnership with them, you’ll have membership of The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) – Europe’s largest and most influential PR and communications membership body, which organises training, conferences and events for communications professionals.
This programme is a great combination of theory and practice, giving a real insight into media production, based in London – home to many world-leading media production organisations.
Like all Richmond graduates, you’ll also be able to qualify with two degrees – one for the UK and one for the US.
BBC, Bloomberg L.P, EMI Music, 19 Entertainment, Walt Disney Television International
CASS Business School, London School of Economics and Political Science, SOAS, University of London, University of Cambridge, University of Sydney
We offer career support and advice through our Careers & Internships Office that will assist and guide you in your study choices to make sure you stand out from the crowd when you graduate. Through internships you will gain business acumen, beneficial work experiences and transferable skills which will give you a competitive advantage in a fast-paced working environment. Work while you study across 5 continents through our partners Connect123 and CRCC Asia with destinations in Spain, Argentina, South Africa, China, Japan, Vietnam and Australia.
3 Years pathway
4 Years pathway
A Level: 3 C’s or equivalent*
*All other equivalent eligible transfer credits will be determined by Admissions.
A Level: 96 UCAS points
US High School Diploma (or equivalent): 2.5 GPA minimum (on 4.0 scale)
International Baccalaureate: 24 IB points (year 1) BTEC National Diploma: MMM.
Completion of Year 12-13 International equivalent secondary school qualification with a minimum grade average of grade of C including mathematics and English
5.5 with 5.5 in Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing
72 with 17 Listening, 18 in Reading, 17 Writing, 20 Speaking
Pearson Test of English
51 with 51 in each component
First, Advanced, Proficiency – taken after January 2015
162 overall (no less than 162 in each component)
Cambridge First: Advantage, Proficiency – taken before January 2015
Cambridge First: Grade B overall (No less than B in any component)
Cambridge Advanced: Grade C (no less than C in any component) less than C in any component)
Cambridge Proficiency: Level C1 certificate
You apply directly using the Common Application ($50.00) or the Richmond One Line Application. In order to submit your application you will need the following information
When to apply
We encourage you to complete your application as early as possible, even if you are completing your undergraduate programme of study. In this case you will be offered a place that is conditional on successfully completing a specified qualification and English language qualification if applicable. If you would like your application to be considered for a Richmond bursary, an early application is strongly recommended
Admission is by interview unless you live outside the UK when we may interview you via Skype or by telephone. We may also determine your suitability on the basis of their application and qualifications alone. Find out more about applying.
Click on the different category headings to find out more. You can also change some of your preferences. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer.
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features.
Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, you cannot refuse them without impacting how our site functions. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website.
These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customise our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience.
If you do not want us to track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here:
We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps and external Video providers. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Changes will take effect once you reload the page.
Google Webfont Settings:
Google Map Settings:
Vimeo and Youtube video embeds: