Music Journalism at University of East London - UCAS

Course summary

Rehearse for your career as a music journalist in East London, the heart of global music culture. You will learn music journalism by doing it, as a reporter and editor working for UEL Journalism's publications and for external clients. In addition to practicing music journalism, you will plan your role in its future and develop your own creative projects.


Year 1: Essential Journalism (Core), Photo, Audio and Video (Core), Media Law, Ethics and Regulation (Core), Production Journalism (Core), Broadcast Journalism (Core), Mental Wealth: Professional Life 1 (Rising East) (Core) Year 2: Mental Wealth: Professional Life 2 (Rising East 2) (Core), Employment and Enterprise (Core), Features (1): Interviews (Core), Brands and the Magazines Business (Core), Documentary: Publications (1) (Core), Music Journalism: Platforms and Publications (Core) Year 3: Mental Wealth: Professional Life 3 (Rising East) (Core), Final Project: Development (Core), Final Project: Completion (Core), Aesthetics and Technologies: Publications (2) (Core), Features (2): Data and Visualisation (Core), Music, Markets and Identities (Core) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

Coursework will include practical outcomes, e.g. written assignments, podcasts or research-based assignments, individual or group-based films, presentations. The approximate percentages for this course are: 100% coursework. You'll always receive, in-person, written or audio feedback, outlining your strengths and how you can improve. We aim to provide feedback on assessments within 15 working days.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14820 Year 1
International £14820 Year 1

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Music Journalism at University of East London - UCAS