36 months
15900 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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BA (Hons) Journalism Studies at University of Lincoln aims to provide students with an informed understanding of the role of journalism in society, and the intellectual and practical skills required to succeed professionally as a journalist.

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The programme examines the history, theories, and research techniques that underpin the practice of journalism. Understanding the social role of the journalist involves an exploration of the environment of journalism and its historical, social, political, economic, and legal settings, both in the UK and internationally.

The University of Lincoln ’s journalism programmes are continually revised to reflect the advancements in digital news production and convergence. Course content is informed by the School’s programme of research. This examines issues such as human rights reporting, local radio broadcasting, literary journalism, World War I comics, journalistic diaspora, and sport.

Your Future Career

Graduates of the BA (Hons) Journalism Studies at University of Lincoln are well-placed to secure positions at regional, national and international media organisations and press agencies or work in a freelance capacity. Some may use their degree as the basis for a career in PR, business, marketing or education. Some go on to study further at postgraduate level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essential Journalism
  • Essential Law  
  • Journalism Production
  • Politics for Journalists
  • Shorthand

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCE Advanced Levels: BBC
  • International Baccalaureate: 29 points overall
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 112 UCAS Tariff points
  • Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

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.


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