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Journalism (Hons)

De Montfort University

36 months
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14250 GBP/year
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About

This stimulating Journalism (Hons) degree course at De Montfort University will help you become a professionally qualified journalist across multiple platforms.

Overview

Journalism and the media play a vital role in a democracy, and this Journalism (Hons) degree course at De Montfort University offers the opportunity to pursue a career that’s not only exciting, but also crucial for informing debate and discussion on a wide range of questions affecting our lives.

As well as exploring the traditional principles of journalism, you will learn how to become an effective, professionally qualified, multi-platform journalist, with video and photography integrated throughout the course.

The skills acquired from this degree course are transferable to other career paths, with many students also progressing into roles in PR and communications.

Graduate Careers

Our Journalism graduates have gone on to work for some of the UK’s biggest media companies, including major newspaper groups, magazines, PR companies and the wider communications and digital media industries.

Previous students have secured roles such as trainee journalist at the Loughborough Echo, trainee reporter at the Berkshire Media Group, broadcast journalist at Global Radio, junior features writer at Caters News Agency and a position on the ITV News graduate scheme.

Students increasingly find employment in the digital economy, where the ability to communicate effectively on a variety of platforms is a significant advantage.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reporting 
  • Journalism Skills
  • Media Law
  • Journalism
  • News-Writing
  • Political Reporting

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

  • A typical offer is normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels, or
  • BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM
  • Plus five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English or equivalent.

    Alternative qualifications include:

    • Pass Access in the QAA accredited Access to HE course. English and Maths 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.
    • International Baccalaureate: 24+ points
    • Interview Required: Yes and NCTJ approved on-screen test. If you are unable to attend the interview and test, you will be offered the non-accredited journalism joint honours degree. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • 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
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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