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Journalism (Hons)

Robert Gordon University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
14000 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The BA Journalism (Hons) offered at the Robert Gordon University is an intensive and practical course which will equip you with the key skills you will need for a demanding career in Journalism or related industries. You will study the ways that news is sourced, regulated, produced and consumed, and examine the effects of this output on audiences.

Overview

At the Robert Gordon University studying the BA Journalism (hons) you will gain considerable practical experience in reporting and production across print, broadcast and electronic platforms. You will learn first-hand from experienced journalists by participating in ‘live’ projects, visiting local broadcasting organisations and listening to guest speakers.

You will have the opportunity to experience a day as a journalist; sourcing stories, interviewing, filming and editing your report as part of our dedicated News Days.

Throughout this course you will develop specialist and transferable skills all of which are essential for the wider media profession.

Job Prospects

The critical knowledge base and production, managerial and technical professional skills you will acquire throughout the journalism course will open up opportunities in a wide variety of careers in the communication and media industries within and beyond the journalistic profession.

Possible careers range from press, radio, television and online as well as public relations and media management. Previous journalism graduates have secured jobs in print, publishing, broadcast and online journalism and now work for organisations including BBC Xtra, The Surrey Advertiser, Original 106, The Press and Journal, Evening Express.  Students with degrees in Journalism are also entering Communications, Sales and Marketing roles including Communications Manager at Gatwick Airport.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Media Business
  • Visual Culture and Design
  • News Writing
  • Introduction To Media Law
  • Broadcast Journalism and Production
  • Digital Media Platforms And Practices

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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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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Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
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!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • SQA Higher: ABBB to include English.
  • GCE A Level: BBC to include English.
  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H2H2H3 to include English at H2.
  • IB Diploma: 29 to include Higher Level English at grade 5.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.

Rest of UK Students

  • £5,000 per academic year

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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