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Journalism and Media Studies BA (Hons)

Bangor University

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  • 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

This degree is aimed at students who want to study Journalism and Media, including: television and radio journalism; print journalism; digital journalism; media practice; public relations; and the history, development and ethics of journalism. The emphasis of the course is on balancing practical and academic aspects. This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the principles of journalism, as well as the technical and practical skills required to make you a sought-after professional in this field. The degree offers a balance of practical and analytical tasks. Practical Journalism modules concentrate on developing the student’s ability to produce journalistic pieces for print, television, radio and the web. Practical modules will be assessed both on practical output and on the individual’s ability to reflect critically on their practice. Other modules are assessed by exam and assignment and frequently also offer the opportunity to submit practical work as an element of assessment. As you progress through the degree, much of your study will be done in small teaching groups with an emphasis on learning both group work skills and the ability to carry a piece of work through yourself from initial concept to completion.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

Typical offer is based on a minimum 104 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.• A Levels (no specific subjects required) • International Baccalaureate Diploma • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM• City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: case by case• Access: Pass• Welsh Baccalaureate is acceptedInternational Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements),

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

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

International students receive a high level of support at Bangor. The university also offers generous scholarships.
Most of Bangor's degrees can be undertaken with a placement year or international experience to gain valuable employability skills.
To help develop students’ careers, many degrees are accredited by professional bodies of global repute.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 97 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

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