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Journalism and English Literature BA (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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UCAS CODE: PQ53

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Do you want to be trained as a journalist while also exploring the treasures of literature? This flexible course will enable you to do both at the same time. Learning within a stimulating creative community, you’ll gain skills for jobs in journalism and many other careers that value excellence in communication and analysis.In the Journalism modules you’ll work up to professional standards as you research, present and produce stories across different media. You’ll have the opportunity to build a high-quality portfolio of published work that’s invaluable when it comes to job applications.In Literature modules you’ll cover topics from Shakespeare to contemporary fiction. As you produce independent interpretations of texts and concepts, you’ll foster your appreciation, understanding and enjoyment of literary texts.94% of students on this course say that their communication and problem-solving skills have improved, and that staff make the subject interesting. 100% feel that Northumbria’s library resources meet their needs, according to Unistats 2015.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 120

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.Find out how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculatorSubject Requirements:There are no specific subject requirements for this course. GCSE Requirements:Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalent.Additiona

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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 97 3

    60th out of 106 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    135 67%

    24th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    27th

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    127 62%

    39th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    49th

    20

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