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Bachelor of Journalism (Hons)
Bachelor of Journalism (Hons)

Bachelor of Journalism (Hons)

  • ID:UB440157
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

 One of the following:

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59

Course Information

With our multimedia approach and real-world platforms, this course covers all aspects of journalism: news gathering and reporting (including location work); feature writing and editing; and producing and presenting your work across radio, internet, film and print.

You’ll be based at our well-equipped media arts centre, which features industry-standard radio studios and edit suites as well as our newsroom, which has the latest Apple technology and access to the Press Association news-wire feed.

We give you an essential understanding of the industry back story by teaching media law, ethics and regulation; the theory and current practice of journalism; and the global nature of modern journalism. We also offer insights into future developments.

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  • Inside The Journalism Industry (MED002-1) Compulsory
  • Introduction To Digital Storytelling (MED056-1) Compulsory
  • Journalism In Society (MED057-1) Compulsory
  • Reporting And Writing (MED011-1) Compulsory
  • Journalism Newsday (MED076-2) Compulsory
  • Law, Regulation & Public Administration (MED077-2) Compulsory
  • Print And Digital Production And Design (MED020-2) Compulsory
  • Public Relations And Marketing (MED079-2) Optional
  • Radio (MED021-2) Optional
  • The Art And Craft Of Journalism (MED081-2) Optional
  • Dissertation Special Project - Cnc (MED079-3) Compulsory
  • Ethics And Journalism (MED020-3) Compulsory
  • Practical Special Project - Cnc (MED078-3) Compulsory
  • Magazine And Online Publishing (MED012-3) Optional
  • Radio 24/7 For Journalists (MED074-3) Optional
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Pre Courses

A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you guaranteed entry to an Undergraduate course.

Whether you’re returning to learning and require additional help and support to up-skill, or if you didn’t quite meet the grades to pursue an Undergraduate course, our Degrees with Foundation Year provide a fantastic entry route for you to work towards a degree level qualification.

With our guidance and support you’ll get up to speed within one year, and will be ready to seamlessly progress on to undergraduate study at Bedfordshire.

The Foundation Year provides an opportunity to build up your academic writing skills and numeracy, and will also cover a range of subject specific content to fully prepare you for entry to an Undergraduate degree.

This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree.

Why study a degree with a Foundation Year?

  • Broad-based yet enough depth to give you credible vocational skills
  • Coverage of a variety of areas typically delivered by an expert in this area
  • Gain an understanding of a subject before choosing which route you wish to specialise in
  • Great introduction to further study, and guaranteed progression on to one of our Undergraduate degrees

The degrees offering a Foundation Year provide excellent preparation for your future studies.

During your Foundation Year you will get the opportunity to talk to tutors about your degree study and future career aspirations, and receive guidance on the most appropriate Undergraduate course to help you achieve this; providing you meet the entry requirements and pass the Foundation Year.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Print, broadcast media, online publishing, and press offices all require journalists at local, regional, national and international levels.

Other career paths include research, sub-editing, production, editorial, new media production, columnists in regional, national and international media companies.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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