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.
- Shortlisted for Times Higher Education’s University of the Year in 2016, 2019 and 2020
- Top 5 in the UK for Quality Education in Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022
- Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards 2019
- Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)
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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
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
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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