University of Buckingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

Content Creation, Digital Media and Journalism with integrated Foundation

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Course summary

The Content Creation, Digital Media and Journalism 3-year programme will benefit those individuals who wish to study an undergraduate degree but have non-standard academic qualifications. Year one will follow the Foundation Pathway programme and introduce students to key concepts and study skills. In years two and three students will build on these skills and enhance their knowledge, understanding and practice in core subjects. Throughout the three years, a student will be equipped with the skills to reach their potential in academic studies. Foundation courses bridge the gap between your current qualifications and the knowledge and skills required for the undergraduate programme you want to do. Even if you have not yet achieved the necessary academic qualifications or your English language is not yet at the required standard, we will help you to identify your needs and develop a learning programme to meet them in Year 1, enabling you to progress on to the full degree. Our unique condensed timetabling at Buckingham allows you to complete your foundation and undergraduate programmes in just three years. This means a faster – and smoother transition into university study in a supportive and stimulating learning environment. Why study Content Creation, Digital Media and Journalism? The BA Digital Media and Journalism (2-year degree) comprises of study and practical training in a wide range of aspects of contemporary digital media, journalism and content creation. You will study areas like: TV and Radio journalism and production Podcasting Graphic design and online media Magazines and digital editorial Social media Photography Advertising, public relations and marketing The programme is very much hands on, with the emphasis on coursework rather than exams. We believe learning-through-doing is the best way to develop skills and confidence, and to really enjoy your time doing it! Our programme is ideal for future journalists, bloggers, filmmakers, storytellers, photographers, social media influencers, designers, content creators and marketers.

Modules

Academic Writing Skills; Advanced Academic Skills; Critical Thinking; Digital Skills; Foundations of International Human Rights Law; Global Perspectives; International Studies; Introduction to Political Communication; Key Academic Skills; Research Skills; Britain Since 1945: Changing Roles; Reportage; The Economic Environment of Business; The English Legal System; Digital Video Editing; Introduction to Reporting; Introduction to Visual Design; Media, Culture and Communication; Presenting; Video Broadcasting; Visual Communication; Essential Media Law and Ethics; Media Studies; Radio Production and Podcasting; Social Media; Studio Practice 1; Advertising; Design for Print; Documentary Film Making; Feature Writing; From Data to Story; Investigative Journalism; News Management and PR; Online Content Design; Photography; Studio Practice 2; Studio Practice 3

Assessment method

Assessment is usually by coursework or practical projects, supported by critical analysis.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
0DMJ
Institution code:
B90
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants should have satisfactory completion of grade 12 plus GCSE English and Maths at Grade C / Grade 4, or above, plus evidence of genuine intellectual capacity. If your first language is not English, you will also need an IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component). Please note that the first nine months of this programme constitute the Foundation stage. Students are expected to pass in all the Foundation modules with marks of 60% or more, in order to progress to the second year stage of the course.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.buckingham.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/ba-hons-content-creation-digital-media-and-journalism-with-integrated-foundation-3-year-degree/#entry-info-link


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will also need an IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component).

Undergraduate Language Requirements

https://www.buckingham.ac.uk/international/english-language-requirements/undergraduate-language-requirements/


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £37000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £37000 Whole course
Scotland £37000 Whole course
Wales £37000 Whole course
Channel Islands £37000 Whole course
EU £59200 Whole course
International £59200 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £59200 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Information on scholarships and bursaries can be found here: https://www.buckingham.ac.uk/bursaries-and-scholarships/

Content Creation, Digital Media and Journalism with integrated Foundation at University of Buckingham - UCAS