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Multimedia Journalism BA (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    P500

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    70th

    4
  • Subject Ranking

    48th

    15 (Communication & Media Studies)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    125

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    60

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.81

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

If you’d like to work in the fast-paced world of journalism then this is the course for you. You’ll gain all the skills needed to work in a multi-disciplinary media environment, including TV, radio, print and online journalism. You’ll learn the essential theoretical framework and hone your practical skills by producing copy, bulletins and broadcast packages in newsrooms and digital studios, which replicate professional working environments. You’ll be taught the importance of originality and be introduced to innovative storytelling techniques. You’ll also have the opportunity to complete either two short placements or a 30-week placement in industry. This enables you to put theory into practice, make industry contacts and gain insight into how the sector operates. When you graduate, you’ll have a degree accredited by three industry-recognised bodies. As an NCTJ accredited course, you’ll sit exams in reporting, essential law, court reporting, public affairs, production and shorthand. These widely recognised professional qualifications can radically enhance your credibility and employability as a practicing journalist. In 2018, our students scooped prizes at both the NCTJ and BJTC Awards, showing the high calibre of work our students are producing – choosing this course could see you follow in their footsteps.The latest National Student Survey figures show 96% of final year students felt this course had challenged them to achieve their best work and 89% agreed they were satisfied with their overall course experience, highly rating the teaching, resources and learning opportunities.

Entry Requirements

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Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Extended Project
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

Details

104 - 120 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of four Scottish Highers.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

70th

About this University

Bournemouth University courses are industry-informed and relevant: the university offers invaluable work placement opportunities to every student, as well as overseas exchanges. Combined with a beautiful coastal location and commitment to ensuring its learning and social spaces are modern and attractive, BU has something to offer everyone.

Address

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Talbot Campus

Fern Barrow

Poole

BH12 5BB

UNITED KINGDOM