• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Take the opportunity to study Multimedia Journalism in combination with a modern language. During the (Hons) Multimedia Journalism with a minor route language course from Manchester Metropolitan University, you will undertake practical language classes for your minor language, while also developing an understanding of the social and cultural environment in which the language is spoken.
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Overview

Studying Multimedia Journalism

Our daily lives have been greatly influenced by the rapidly evolving field of digital media. Today, journalism is not just about investigative news reporting and writing. Journalists are now expected to have the skills to work successfully in broadcast, print and online production and our courses will equip you to meet those requirements. The (Hons) Multimedia Journalism with a minor route language course from Manchester Metropolitan University focuses on the ongoing developments in the industry, providing a dynamic and challenging environment for those wishing to pursue a career in journalism, digital publishing or the wider media. 

Minor languages available: 

Modern Standard Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, French and Spanish. Visit the 'Course in depth' tab for more information on our minor languages.

Careers

The rapidly changing digital media and creative industries offer career opportunities in an extremely wide range of sectors including print journalism, digital publishing and editing, broadcasting, researching, media development, freelance writing, specialist journalism, working for news agencies, public relations departments and public sector press departments.

Previous graduates from our Information and Communications courses have been employed by digital media companies not only across the North West but also nationally.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Options:

  • Modern Standard Arabic
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • French
  • Spanish

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • UCAS tariff points/grades required 104-112
  • If the language chosen is French or Spanish and has been studied at A Level (or acceptable equivalent) a Grade B (or equivalent) will be required
Specific GCSE requirements
  • GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg Functional Skills) may be considered.
Non Tariffed Qualifications
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS Tariff Points.
International Baccalaureate points
  • 26

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 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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Part-time fees

  • UK/EU/Channel Islands students: £2312.50 per 30 credits studied per year
  • International students: £3,625 per 30 credits studied

Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 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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