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English Literature with Journalism BA (Hons)

Bangor University

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UCAS CODE: 065C

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

About This Course

This course allows you to study English Literature with Journalism. As well as the wide selection of literature modules available you will be able to study topics such as broadcast journalism, media ethics and photojournalism.

Why choose Bangor University for this course?

  • You will be taught by staff who are active researchers and are publishing books and articles in the areas you are studying. We have a proven record of research achievement and our members of staff have international reputations in their field.
  • Journalism staff have active experience of broadcast and publication journalism and maintain contact with the industry.
  • We offer an exceptionally wide choice of English literature modules in a variety of periods, from 700AD to the present.
  • We are commited to small-group teaching - the majority of our modules are delivered entirely through weekly seminars or workshops.
  • Our Media Centre has the latest computerised digital and technological studios and equipment. We also have a multi-camera TV studio with production gallery, a sound radio studio with self-operating facilities, video editing suites, digital sound editing suites and a number of portable video and sound units for location filming and recording.
  • Bangor combines practical instruction with a strong humanities education and is recognised for producing graduates who are able to cope with the many skills now demanded of journalists in the UK, Europe and further afield.

Course Content

You will have about three to four hours' contact time per module per week. You also have the opportunity for hands-on experience in the media centre.

A range of assessment methods are used, varied to suit the type of topic being studied (essays, open and closed book examinations, pre-released examinations, portfolios, projects).

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  4. Oral communication
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  6. Initiative/productivity
  7. Problem solving
  8. Planning and organisation
  9. Managing own development
  10. Written communication.

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

Typical offer is based on a minimum 112 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.• A Levels (English Literature/English Language/English preferred but not required)• International Baccalaureate Diploma (including H6 in English Literature or Language)• BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: DMM**• City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: Case by case****Can be considered in conjunction with another qualification in English Literature or Language, e.g. A levels and IB Hi

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 97 9

    45th out of 106 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    117 58%

    48th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    39 39%

    91st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    15th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    118 58%

    49th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    75th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    15th

    35

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