On our increasingly well-regarded journalism course we develop enquiring minds so that you will be the ones to report tomorrow’s stories and find the answers to today’s questions. If you want to become a journalist and explore what journalism is and where it's heading, this is the perfect course for you. Guided by staff with 100 years of combined journalistic expertise between them, you'll be given a practical grounding in print, radio, photo and online journalism. You'll learn how to produce authoritative, incisive and imaginative work. As you search for the inside track on the vibrant, important living story that is east London, you'll find no better place to practice your journalistic skills. You'll look at the problems, pitfalls and potential for today's journalism, studying its past and debating its future. We're hosting a major annual conference that examines the future of journalism. Alongside papers from senior media figures, our students' work will feature at the conference's heart.
Year 1: Essential Journalism (Core), Photo, Audio and Video (Core), Media Law, Ethics and Regulation (Core), Production Journalism (Core), Broadcast Journalism (Core), Mental Wealth: Professional Life 1 (Rising East) (Core) Year 2: Mental Wealth: Professional Life 2 (Rising East 2) (Core), Employment and Enterprise (Journalism) (Core), Features (1): Interviews (Core), Brands and the Magazines Business (Core), Documentary: Publications (1) (Core), Reporting Politics and Society (Core) Year 3: Mental Wealth: Professional Life 3 (Rising East) (Core), Final Project: Development (Core), Final Project Completion (Core), Aesthetics and Technologies: Publications (2) (Core), Features (2): Data and Visualisation (Core), The Long Read (Core) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.
Coursework will include practical outcomes, e.g written assignments, podcasts or research-based assignments,individual or group-based films, presentations. The approximate percentages for this course are: 100% coursework You'll always receive, in-person, written or audio feedback, outlining your strengths and how you can improve. We aim to provide feedback on assessments within 15 working days.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or email [email protected]
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|