About us

The School of Media, Arts and Humanities offers a vibrant platform for high-quality teaching and learning, and cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

The School is home to an amazing array of subject areas including; American Studies, Art History, Creative and Critical Media Practice, Drama and Performance, English Language and Linguistics, English Literature, Film, History, Media, Cultural Studies, Journalism, Modern Languages including European languages, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic and British Sign Language, Music, Music Technology and Philosophy.

We combine theory, practice, activism and critical and creative work. For students there is a real focus on graduate employability, with an exciting industry facing curriculum with work placements and strong links with cultural institutions such as the BBC and museums, theatres and galleries around the world. The subjects we teach focus on the ability to reason, to analyse, to take critical positions and to research and expound them. Your studies with us will be an intensive high-level training in ways of thinking about and producing knowledge - whatever your area of study - fitting you with the skills for a wide range of careers.

We have fantastic students; internationally renowned faculty who publish important critical research and make exciting and brilliant media; dedicated professional service staff and excellent technical support teams. We provide access to photographic, video, digital and electronic music studios, together with a wide range of portable equipment, specialist music and drama facilities, media and music labs, a newsroom, post-production facilities and our specialist resource areas, to support your learning.

We hope that you will enjoy the opportunities we offer and work with us in ensuring the School’s and your future success; and in pursuing ongoing practices of freedom and inclusion to think, make and create our social worlds.

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School of Media, Arts and Humanities Office, Arts A07


+44 (0)1273 678001

Current students and staff

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