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Journalism Studies with Foundation Year BA

The University of Sheffield

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    P501

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    33rd

    3
  • Subject Ranking

    1st

    4 (Communication & Media Studies)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    154

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    84

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.26

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    28-SEP-20

Course Summary

Many universities teach journalism but we show our students journalism's bigger picture.Study with us and you'll learn vital practical skills: how to spot big stories and write sparkling copy, video editing, shorthand and advanced social media. Because of our research expertise as an elite Russell Group university, you'll also discover how journalism is part of an epic social narrative about right and wrong, liberty and democracy, war and peace; about the life stories of people, societies, and entire continents.We don't just teach you how - we show you why. That's why editors know a Sheffield graduate can make a world-class journalist.Foundation yearThe foundation year of the programme provides people with non-standard entry qualifications a thorough and supportive academic preparation for successful degree level study in the Department of Journalism studies. The foundation year to this degree is carefully designed to build your confidence in your abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success.The foundation year is taught within the Department for Lifelong Learning, where we have nearly forty years’ experience working with adult learners, helping them to unlock their potential to succeed through offering accessible foundation courses that can lead to full and part-time degree level study. During this year, you'll be learning alongside other students who are studying for a number of different degrees, typically in small classes, supporting one another to develop and succeed.

Entry Requirements

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A level

Details

Applications from non-mature applicants will only be considered where the applicant has not been in recent, full time, post-16 education or they have experienced extenuating circumstances which have had demonstrable impact on their level 3 achievements, evidenced through a completed DLL disrupted studies form.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

33rd

About this University

The University of Sheffield is a leading Russell Group university, founded over 100 years ago. It is renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of its research-led learning and teaching; and famous for its vibrant student social life in a unique city.

Address

Main Site

Western Bank

Sheffield

S10 2TN

UNITED KINGDOM