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Faculty of Media & Communication

Our courses

Postgraduate research

Postgraduate research

Read about the postgraduate research opportunities available within the faculty and see how continuing your education could benefit you.

Student showcase

Nerve media rich content

Nerve media

Nerve media is the student radio station and magazine. The content is produced by students on a range of media courses such as Journalism, Media & Communications and Radio.
Jump TV

Jump TV

An award winning student-run TV station covering news, sports, music and entertainment.
BIRSt radio station logo

BIRSt Radio

Producing creative, innovative and interactive audio, BIRSt was the first UK student-run internet radio station.
The student newspaper

The Bournemouth Rock

A Bournemouth-based fortnightly newspaper hot off the press with the latest news, opinions, sports and features.
Election coverage

Election coverage

BU news and comment on the 2015 General Election, including the student-led YourElection15 campaign. 

Chun You, Sim

Chun You, Sim

"As I learned more about the industry, I found that this is what I’m interested in and that’s why I came here to study computer animation."

Katy Dawson

Katy Dawson

"I feel like I came here yesterday and it’s flown by so quickly. I can't wait to get stuck into the rest of my course."

Rosie Beaven

Rosie Beaven

"I’ve loved my time at BU and have really enjoyed getting involved with various aspects of university life."

Our facilities

Computer animation suite

Computer animation suites

Our computer animation suites all feature high-spec PCs that have been designed for digital animation and effects work.

Post-production suite

Post-production suites

Discover our industry-standard post-production suites where you can work on your sound recording and producing skills.

Studio 1

Radio studios

Find out about our professionally equipped radio studios where you can learn practical skills and manage broadcasts.

Latest news

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University Music Christmas Concert

Seasonal favourites with University Music Big Band, Contemporary Choir and Orchestra performed at the Royal Bath Hotel Ballroom.


MSc Sport Management

Gary Evans presents this webinar which will give you an excellent insight into the MSc Sport Management course at BU.

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See some of the showreels our students have produced at postgraduate and undergraduate level.