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Bachelor of Journalism and Media (Hons)
Bachelor of Journalism and Media (Hons)

Bachelor of Journalism and Media (Hons)

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and 4/D Mathematics.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 58 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 79 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This is a fascinating time to be a journalist, with traditional media like newspapers, magazines, television and radio, jostling for attention alongside online news, blogs, podcasts and social media. This exciting course will develop your practical, professional writing skills, shed new light on how the media works and get you some hands-on experience that employers are really looking for.

Our inspiring, industry-experienced academic team will develop your journalistic skills, introducing you to the concepts of ‘news’ and ‘features’, and teaching you how to carry out research, conduct interviews, structure your writing and get published. As the course progresses, you’ll discover how journalism varies across video, radio and the internet, hear from inspiring industry guest speakers and take placements in real newsrooms.

You’ll also delve into the history of media, its role in society, how it shapes our views and how new technologies are disrupting traditional communication channels. It’s this combination of the theoretical with the highly practical that will turn you into a skilled, well- rounded media practitioner ready to launch an exciting, rewarding career.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4
  • Introduction to Media Communications
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Journalism, Law and Ethics
  • Global Media and Society
  • Journalism Skills: Multiplatform
  • Journalism and Government
  • Sound and Image Storytelling
  • Visual Communication

Each modules is 15 credits. And all modules are compulsory

Level 5
  • Radio Journalism
  • Research Methods in Media Communications
  • Journalism Skills: Features
  • The Publishing Industry
  • Journalism Skills News
  • How Journalism Changed the World: from Watergate to Social Media and Fake News
  • Video Feature *
  • New Media Branding *
  • Mobile Media Design *
  • Magazine Design *

Each modules is 15 credits. All modules are compulsory, except * is optional modules.

Level 6
  • Online Journalism :15 Credits
  • Journalism Skills Portfolio : 30 Credits
  • International Politics and Reporting Global News:15 Credits
  • Advertising *: 15 Credits
  • Corporate Communications*: 15 Credits
  • Representation and Identity in Contemporary Media* :15 Credits
  • Professional Media Practice Project* :30 Credits
  • Music, Celebrity and Media* :15 Credits
  • Creating a PR Campaign* :15 Credits
  • Web Design for Media Professionals* :30 Credits

All modules are compulsory except * is Optional Modules



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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Our graduates have an excellent record of gaining employment in media, publishing, teaching and information management where their skills in analysis, communication and evaluation are highly valued. Many of our graduates go on to higher levels of study engaging in research in their chosen fields. Whatever your future career plans, what is important to your potential employers is the range of intellectual, transferable, personal skills and experience you have gained and can demonstrate. We ensure our programmes are relevant to the world of work through active links with regional employers across a range of industries and professions

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Insurance-Single:300 GBP/year

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