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
- 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
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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
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.