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Career focus

We offer a wide range of short courses that are designed to meet the needs of industry professionals and that are delivered by experienced academics and practitioners. We constantly assess and develop our courses to ensure their content focuses on current industry trends, developments and issues. 

The aim is to provide flexible training options for media professionals, whether you simply want to refresh your skills or work towards a professional qualification. 

All of our courses have been designed and are delivered by the Faculty of Media & Communication alongside the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP), providing flexible, balanced and industry-focused professional development opportunities.

Upcoming courses

All courses last for eight weeks and begin with a two-day creative retreat on the Friday/Saturday on the dates shown below. View our full range of courses or register your interest to receive updates from BU.

17-18 March 2017

Application deadline: 3 March 2017

19-20 May 2017

Application deadline: 3 May 2017

14-15 July 2017

Application deadline: 28 June 2017

21-22 July 2017

Application deadline: 5 July 2017

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Short courses

We run a variety of short courses to aid your professional development. Find out more about the training we offer to media and communications professionals.

Build Your Own MA

Build Your Own MA

The Build Your Own Master’s (BYOMA) programme provides a flexible way to work towards a Master’s qualification.