48 months
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15576 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Journalism (including foundation year) (Hons) degree at London Metropolitan University is the ideal choice if you’d like to pursue a career in journalism or digital media but don’t hold traditional qualifications or can’t meet the necessary requirements to enter the standard three-year undergraduate degree. 

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Overview

This four-year course has a built-in foundation year that is designed to help you prepare for undergraduate study and evaluate your abilities in terms of reading, writing, critical analysis and research.

Throughout the degree you’ll pick up knowledge and skills that will allow you to engage audiences in compelling stories, develop journalistic writing techniques and thrive in this fast-paced industry.

On the Journalism (including foundation year) (Hons)  degree at London Metropolitan University  you’ll be introduced to contemporary practices in journalism, as well as to the ideas and theories that govern journalistic research and writing.

Throughout your degree you’ll be able to rely on support from your tutors, as well as other specialist services at the University. There will be opportunities to improve skills that relate to the real-world through special workshops, including those that allow you to practise interview skills and write job applications.

Where this course can take you

The range of skills and knowledge you’ll gain by the time you graduate will allow you to pursue a career in the following fields:

  • journalism
  • TV
  • radio
  • print
  • online media
  • PR
  • media consultancy
  • marketing
  • social media

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Journalism: History and Ideas 
  • Practical Journalism 
  • Reporting and Photography Skills
  • Writing Skills 
  • Advanced Reporting 
  • Journalism Work Placement 
  • Media Law and Ethics; Public Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • at least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)
  • English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent, eg Functional Skills at Level 2), if you meet UCAS points criteria but obtained a grade D/3 in English and/or Maths at GCSE you may be offered a University test in these areas

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15576 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15576 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

PT:

  • UK: £2,310 per 30 credits
  • Int: £3,894 per 30 credits

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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