University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Journalism

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Course summary

Overview The BA Hons Journalism course is challenging and exciting and aims to make you highly employable in a range of journalism, media and communications careers. Alongside learning practical skills, you have the opportunity to study media strategies, search engine optimisation, PR, advanced communications and social influencing to help equip you for life in an expanding industry. Key features

  • Gain an understanding of how today’s media is consumed and how to produce the right content
  • Staff with expertise and industry experience will teach you the core skills of journalism – how to spot, write, produce and sell a story for news, magazine, television, radio and social media.
  • You’ll learn the practical skills you need, including recording and editing sound and video using both professional and mobile kit and have access to the University’s radio and TV studios.
  • You will look at media law, ethical issues and the role of journalism in today’s society including why it matters.
  • Study the areas of interest to you, from sport to music to fashion to investigative, environmental and campaigning journalism, or gender, identity and inclusivity.
  • Partnerships with media organisations, including the BBC, and PR agencies give you the chance for placements to see what it’s really like to work within the profession.
Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P500
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
69%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Journalism at University of Worcester - UCAS