• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Politics with Journalism (Hons) course from London South Bank University brings together our established expertise in both politics and journalism to provide you with a fully-rounded education, offering you an exciting range of academic modules and topics, whilst also allowing you to develop a variety of skills valued by employers.
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Overview

Why Politics with Journalism (Hons) at London South Bank University ?

  • We’ve got great relationships with local parliamentary constituency offices, meaning placement opportunities, visits, lectures and more are possible. 
  • We host Journalism.London, a student-led content platform for you to publish videos, audio and written news and features as well as social media and live streaming. 
  • Our academics have worked professionally in the journalistic and television industries; our guest lecturers are at the forefront of contemporary journalism.

Employability

You’ll be studying in the heart of London, surrounded by the politicians, policy-makers and legislative bodies that define British politics. The work placements available can help you to build your own network of contacts if you’re looking to work at various levels of government, including opportunities within foreign ministries and national UN delegations.

The skills and knowledge you’ll gain on the degree are also highly transferable and can help you move into such as teaching, the media, social work, administration, youth and community work, business, education, and psychology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Full-time CertHE1 year

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Power and inequality in contemporary society
  • Digital journalism 
  • Politics, decision making and democracy
  • War and social change in the 20th century
  • European politics in transition
  • Journalism and society
  • Global governance, regionalism and the nation-state
  • Journalism futures
  • The environment, sustainability and climate change
  • Globalisation and development
  • Investigative journalism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A Level BCC or:
  • BTEC National Diploma MMM or:
  • Access to HE qualifications with 9 Distinctions and 36 Merits or:
  • Equivalent Level 3 qualifications worth 106 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14470 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 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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