University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

English Language and Journalism

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Course summary

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Overview Our Joint Honours degree develops your linguistic skills and knowledge in communication, contemporary society and culture whilst allowing you to acquire the skills to work in today’s reporting environments. Studying Journalism at Worcester equips you with the skills to build a career in newspapers, magazines, TV, radio or online and build a writing specialism. English Language at Worcester allows you to see how language shapes our worlds, brings thoughts to life and forms our identities through linguistic and stylistic choices. This can be used to shape your journalistic style. Key features

  • State-of-the-art facilities, including our broadcasting suite officially opened by BBC’s Nick Owen.
  • Excellent work placement opportunities, developed in collaboration with local organisations, including the BBC.
  • Students are taught by experienced, trained and practising journalists and also benefit from an exciting programme of guest lecturers from within the industry.
  • Clear focus on the socio-cultural aspects of language use and an emphasis on the development of research skills with opportunities to present research outcomes through a student conference in the final year.
  • Tailor your course to your individual needs with a joint honours degree.
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:
PQ53
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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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93%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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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.
English Language and Journalism at University of Worcester - UCAS