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History and Journalism BA (Hons)

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: 4Q23

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

Studied as Joint Honours, you will explore the practical business of how to research and communicate what’s happened in the world in the past, and the present day.

History at Worcester offers you the opportunity to study the political, cultural and social history and introduces you to many of today’s debates surrounding approaches to historical study.

Journalism at Worcester will equip you to work in today’s multi-platform media environment and enable you to apply for both journalism and communications roles once you have graduated.

Key Features

  • You will learn the core skills of journalism – how to spot, write, produce and sell a story for news, magazine, television, radio and social media, alongside looking at media law, ethical issues and the role of journalism in today’s society – why it matters.
  • A wide range of History modules in British, European and World History from the sixteenth through to the twenty-first centuries delivered by highly experienced, supportive and expert lecturers with international research profiles
  • The course is designed to enable you to acquire skills in research, analysis and communication – all of which are highly valued by employers
  • Students are taught by experienced, trained and practising lecturers and benefit from an exciting programme of guest speakers from within the industry
  • Ready access to the nationally significant resources of Worcestershire County Archives Service, which is based in The Hive (the university library)
  • Opportunities to gain work experience, to study abroad for a semester and to gain excellent work placement opportunities, developed in collaboration with local organisations, including the BBC
  • Tailor your course to your individual needs with a joint honours degree

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Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,100per year

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UCAS Points : 104

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    84th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 97 26

    71st out of 91 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    116 55%

    59th

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    23rd

    38
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    45th

    27
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    118 60%

    49th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    63rd

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.64 73%

    86th

    2

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