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International Year One in Media Studies, Pre-Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Lincoln, United Kingdom
Media graduates work in many sectors, such as advertising, marketing and publishing. The International Year One in Media Studies is an intensive one-year course that is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. 

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It will prepare you for joining the first or second year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Lincoln.

This International Year One in Media Studies course at the University of Lincoln aims to teach you the English language, study and research skills you need to succeed in your undergraduate degree, as well as your career once you graduate.

Structure The routes are modular in structure. You will study a combination of core and subject-specific modules designed to focus on the academic area most relevant to your chosen degree. Assessment You will be assessed regularly throughout the course, through coursework assignments, exams, presentations, essays and case studies.

Progression to Your Degree Once you complete the programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter the first or second year of your chosen undergraduate degree at the University.

Programme Structure

Core Modules

  • Academic English Skills
  • Applied Academic Writing Skills
Route-specific Modules
  • Script, Screenwriting and Realisation
  • Production Planning
  • Principles of Film and Television 1 and 2
  • Milestones in Media: History 1 – Hollywood in Context
  • Media and Interpretation 1 and 2
  • Milestones in Media: History 2 – Beyond Hollywood

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements


Students must be 18 years old or over before commencing the International Year One programme.


Available to international and EU students


Term Options - Equivalent English Language level

International Year One – 4 term

IELTS 4.0 or equivalent (no minimum writing requirement)Pearson test of English (PTE) 36 across all skills

International Year One –3.5 term


3 term - completion of secondary school plus one year of further study

3.5 and 4 term – completion of secondary school with good grades

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12910 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12910 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12910 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12910 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Lincoln

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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