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Journalism (Joint Honours) (Hons)

De Montfort University

36 months
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14250 GBP/year
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About

Journalism and the media play a vital role in democracy, and this Journalism (Joint Honours) (Hons) course from De Montfort University offers the opportunity to pursue a career that’s not only fast-paced and extremely diverse, but also crucial for informing debate and discussion on a wide range of questions affecting people’s lives.  

Overview

In the Journalism (Joint Honours) (Hons) course from De Montfort University, you will have the opportunity to contribute to DMU’s own student media group Demon Media, with the chance to produce content for multimedia platforms including a magazine, radio station, YouTube channel and website.

You will study a range of core journalism modules such as Reporting, Critical Perspectives on Journalism, and Issues in Journalism. Your final-year studies will provide the opportunity to prepare a portfolio of your work including any content that has been published during work experience or on Demon Media platforms. Optional modules include Sports Journalism, Magazine Publishing, Arts and Entertainment or Political Communication.

Our Journalism tutors have close links with all forms of news media and have worked for – and continue to work for – many of Leicestershire's newspapers and radio stations. This means our Journalism courses have strong industry links with newspapers and radio stations in the local area. The courses have an excellent reputation both regionally and nationally, allowing our students to win prestigious work experience placements. 

Widen your skillset and enhance your employability prospects further by studying Journalism joint with another specialist subject, such as Creative Writing, English, English Language, Film Studies, History, International Relations, Politics or Media.

Graduate Careers

Many of our graduates progress into professional multi-platform journalism roles, while a joint honours course will enhance employability through opening up a range of career paths such as PR and communications. Some graduates also choose to continue studying specialist postgraduate courses such as our Investigative Journalism MA, developed with Channel 4.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reporting 
  • Journalism and Society
  • Issues in Journalism
  • Critical Perspectives on Journalism
  • Magazine Publishing
  • Arts and Entertainment Journalism
  • Political Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English or equivalent, plus one of the following:
  • Normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels including English Language or English Literature at grade C or above
  • BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM or
Including
  • English Language or English Literature A level or equivalent at grade C or above
  • Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE course. English GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
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  • EU/EEA

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

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 GBP /month
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Funding

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