You will study a Professional Experience module during your second year, which requires you to undertake four weeks of professionally based activity.
You also take Add+vantage modules, these are mandatory employability modules designed to help students develop more of the practical skills and capabilities sought-after by employers - for more information please see page 50. In addition, you have the opportunity to apply for a one-year professional placement between years two and three.
The course helps to prepare youto work at an appropriately professional level within the media and cultural industries. It is designed to enable you to work for a range of media organisations, which may include the BBC, independent companies, global media organisations, or as a freelance/independent media manager, producer or researcher. Graduates of the course have gone on to work within the film industry, advertising, television, radio, communication management and PR, publishing, the arts and creative media, and media education.
Many graduates from the course also choose to continue their studies at Masters level.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University's Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities have their own Creative Futures unit provides a programme of workshops, embedded learning, lectures, professional experience and one-to-one guidance to help you develop the transferable skills and enterprising habits required for a successful career.