University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

History and Journalism

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Course summary

Overview Studied as Joint Honours, you will explore the practical business of how to research and communicate what’s happened in the world in the past, and the present day. History at Worcester offers you the opportunity to study the political, cultural and social history and introduces you to many of today’s debates surrounding approaches to historical study. Journalism at Worcester will equip you to work in today’s multi-platform media environment and enable you to apply for both journalism and communications roles once you have graduated. Key Features

  • You will learn the core skills of journalism – how to spot, write, produce and sell a story for news, magazine, television, radio and social media, alongside looking at media law, ethical issues and the role of journalism in today’s society – why it matters.
  • A wide range of History modules in British, European and World History from the sixteenth through to the twenty-first centuries delivered by highly experienced, supportive and expert lecturers with international research profiles
  • The course is designed to enable you to acquire skills in research, analysis and communication – all of which are highly valued by employers
  • Students are taught by experienced, trained and practising lecturers and also benefit from an exciting programme of guest speakers from within the industry
  • Ready access to the nationally significant resources of Worcestershire County Archives Service, which is based in The Hive (the university library)
  • Opportunities to gain work experience, to study abroad for a semester and to gain excellent work placement opportunities, developed in collaboration with local organisations, including the BBC
  • Tailor your course to your individual needs with a joint honours degree
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Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
4Q23
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


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
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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.
History and Journalism at University of Worcester - UCAS