University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Journalism, Media and Communication and Economics

Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

Pursuing the BA in Journalism, Media and Communication will engage you in useful learning in a broad professional context, which includes a critical understanding of the media industry, while acquiring technical and professional skills in journalism, communication, information design and management, and using them in the dynamic media market of Glasgow and beyond. Economics aims to understand the activities of the different agents in the economy – consumers, producers and the government – and how they all fit together. Why Journalism, Media and Communication and Economics at Strathclyde? Ranked top 10 in the UK for Communication & Media Studies (Complete University Guide 2020). Learn the skills and practices of contemporary journalism in a digital, multimedia era. Engage with the media and communication industry in Glasgow and beyond. Enjoy our programme of visiting speakers from the world of broadcasting, publishing, communication and newspapers. Enter your work in student competitions. Opportunities for media work placement experience. Your Career Strathclyde Journalism, Media & Communications graduates have developed careers in national and local broadcast and print journalism, public relations, academic and commercial publishing, content creation for digital media, among many other areas.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
P5L1
Institution code:
S78
Campus name:
University of Strathclyde
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £16000 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £16000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Journalism, Media and Communication and Economics at University of Strathclyde - UCAS