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Journalism

University of Worcester

36 months
Duration
13100 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

In the Journalism programme of University of Worcester is challenging and exciting and aims to make you highly employable in a range of journalism, media and communications careers.

Overview

In the Journalism programme of University of Worcester you'll study the full range of modern media, developing a broad portfolio of professional skills before focusing on your preferred medium. Alongside learning practical skills, you have the opportunity to study media strategies, search engine optimisation, PR, advanced communications and social influencing to help equip you for life in an expanding industry.

Key features

  • Gain an understanding of how today’s media is consumed and how to produce the right content
  • Staff with expertise and industry experience will teach you the core skills of journalism – how to spot, write, produce and sell a story for news, magazine, television, radio and social media.
  • You’ll learn the practical skills you need, including recording and editing sound and video using both professional and mobile kit and have access to the University’s radio and TV studios.
  • Study the areas of interest to you, from sport to music to fashion to investigative, environmental and campaigning journalism, or gender, identity and inclusivity.
  • Partnerships with media organisations, including the BBC, and PR agencies give you the chance for placements to see what it’s really like to work within the profession.

Where could it take you?

Employability

The University of Worcester Journalism 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 and reporting
  • Magazine and newspaper journalism
  • Social media management
  • Public relations and communications
  • Media research
  • Sports journalism
  • Event organising
  • Television
  • Marketing
  • Teaching
  • Further study

Skills gained:

  • Print, broadcasting and web content creation
  • Digital communications
  • Team working
  • Working independently
  • Communicating with others
  • Writing effectively
  • Clear and logical thinking
  • Finding information
  • Evaluating ideas
  • Showing initiative
  • Advance planning and working to deadlines

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Magazine Journalism & Feature Writing
  • Reporting Politics
  • Journalism Law, Ethics & Society
  • Broadcast & Social Media
  • Practical Journalism Skills
    • Journalism Law and Ethics

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 36 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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    Credits

    360 alternative credits

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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

    English requirements

    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
    6
    Start practicing IELTS today!
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
    59
    More about PTE Academic

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • 104 UCAS tariff points (Single or Joint Honours) - for example, BCC at A Level
    •  Candidates should have good English Language skills
    •  Shortlisted applicants may be invited to interview 
    • The IELTS score for international applicants to the Journalism Single Honours programme is 6.5 (or equivalent). For international Joint Honours applicants, the required IELTS score is 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each component). Other English Language qualifications will be considered

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      13100 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 13100 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.

    The standard tuition fees for part-time UK and EU students will be £1,156 per 15-credit module, £1,542 per 20 credit module and £2,313 per 30-credit module.

    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

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