Digital Media and Journalism at University of Westminster, London - UCAS

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Course summary

Our Digital Media and Journalism BA is ideal for those who want to pursue a career in journalism, focusing on stories, multi-platform news, media law and launching a publication. The course has been designed to prepare you for the fast-changing media and communication industries and digital media roles of the future. You’ll become a highly skilled media professional who can create and share messages professionally across any digital platform, to truly connect with an audience. The course starts with a shared first year, where you will study alongside students on the other Digital Media BA pathways in Media Production, Communication, Public Relations and Advertising. Together you’ll study the broad principles of digital media to produce a portfolio of digital content, develop your research skills and gain a critical understanding of core academic concepts. You’ll gain skills in content creation, digital media production, storytelling, and research, alongside a critical appreciation of the role of media in society. At the end of your first year, you’ll have the choice to continue with Digital Media and Journalism BA or change to another pathway on the course to reflect your interests and aspirations. In your second and third year, you’ll build on your practical skills and conceptual insights. You’ll develop advanced digital production skills and learn to create and pitch content for different media platforms and contexts. These include multimedia formats, for a range of different audiences, showing your ability to work within simulated newsroom environments and conditions. You will have the opportunity to learn from industry professionals throughout the course and can benefit from our industry links by opting to complete a work placement year or expand your educational experience by studying aboard between Years 2 and 3. 

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5IELTS of 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in each component

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15400 Year 1
International £15400 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Digital Media and Journalism at University of Westminster, London - UCAS