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Faculty of Media & Communication

Our departments

Department of Law

Department of Law

Find out about the impactful research we carry out and how this feeds into our courses and informs our teaching.

National Centre for Computer Animation

National Centre for Computer Animation

The NCCA is renowned within the computer animation industry for the quality of graduates it produces. Find out more about our courses, research and links with industry.

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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Events

Aug
3

Summer Job Club #3 Get that job

Are you looking for graduate jobs, placements or summer work? BU Careers & Employability are running workshops throughout the summer to help with finding, applying & getting that job.

Webinar (general)
Aug
9

BU webinar 'Guide to Clearing'

Join us and find out more about the clearing process including some hints and tips on preparing for life as a uni student.

Aug
10

Summer Job Club #1 Find that job

Are you looking for graduate jobs, placements or summer work? BU Careers & Employability are running workshops throughout the summer to help with finding, applying & getting that job.

See more events

Showreels

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