History and Journalism, B.A. | University of Worcester | Worcester, United Kingdom
36 months
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13400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Studying in the History and Journalism programme of University of Worcester you will explore the practical business of how to research and communicate what’s happened in the world in the past, and the present day.

Overview

The History and Journalism programme of University of Worcester offers you the opportunity to study the political, cultural and social history and introduces you to many of today’s debates surrounding approaches to historical study.

Journalism at Worcester will equip you to work in today’s multi-platform media environment and enable you to apply for both journalism and communications roles once you have graduated.

Key Features

  • A wide range of History modules in British, European and World History from the sixteenth through to the twenty-first centuries delivered by highly experienced, supportive and expert lecturers with international research profiles
  • The course is designed to enable you to acquire skills in research, analysis and communication – all of which are highly valued by employers
  • Students are taught by experienced, trained and practising lecturers and also benefit from an exciting programme of guest speakers from within the industry
  • Ready access to the nationally significant resources of Worcestershire County Archives Service, which is based in The Hive (the university library)
  • Opportunities to gain work experience, to study abroad for a semester and to gain excellent work placement opportunities, developed in collaboration with local organisations, including the BBC

Where could it take you?

History graduates from Worcester have progressed in recent years to take up work in a variety of career sectors, including teaching, accountancy, law, the media industries, local government, the police, retailing, administration, marketing, management and university lecturing and research. A growing number of our graduates progress to postgraduate research in history, both at the University of Worcester and at other universities. Thus, History remains an attractive and personally satisfying degree to study, with a strong track record of supporting graduate employability in a range of professional, managerial, administrative and media-related careers.

The Journalism aspect of the course will provide you with practical skills to work as a journalist or researcher, or in related communications jobs such as those in public relations. You will be well placed to progress to postgraduate study in journalism or in a wide range of other areas. Students have found employment in the following areas: radio presenting, both local and national, media research, journalism, event organising, media planning, television, theatre, marketing, public relations, campaigns, teaching and further study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Britain from the Age of Faith to the Rise of Class
  • Studying and Reconstructing the Past
  • Journalism Law and Ethics
  • Journalism, Law, Ethics and Society
  • Improving English Usage and Style in Academic Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 104 UCAS Tariff points
  • All academic transcripts
  • Copies of degree/diploma certificates
  • Up to two academic references (depending on your course level and subject)
  • An English language test score (IELTS/Cambridge Advanced, Pearson)
  • Your personal statement
  • Copy of your current passport or ID card

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Worcester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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