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Journalism and Politics BA (Hons)

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: LPF5

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Learn the theory and practice behind the fascinating and influential world of journalism, while broadening your expertise by studying Politics as a joint honours course. You will be taught by a team of experienced subject experts with a range of relevant professional, industry and creative expertise.You will have the opportunity to:- gain insight, knowledge and understanding of the role politics plays at local, national and global levels, as well as developing core skills in researching, interviewing, writing, web-publishing, and video and audio production.- develop your practical and professional journalism skills in our dedicated newsroom - contribute to DMU’s own student media group Demon Media, with the chance to produce content for multimedia platforms including a magazine, radio station, YouTube channel and website.- expand your horizons with our international experience programme DMU Global. Students have gained insight into the rapidly changing world of newspapers at the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong and analysed the impact of the cold war in Berlin.DMU is the only university in the UK to hold both Congress to Campus and European Parliament to Campus with former members of US Congress and former Members of European Parliament to enhance your study experience.Our Communication, Cultural and Media Studies ranked joint first in the UK for the proportion of its research outputs rated as ‘world leading’ by the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014).You can also study the following courses with Journalism: Creative Writing; English; Film Studies; Media; and International Relations.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,750per year

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UCAS Points : 104

from at least 2 A-Levels Five GCSEs A*-C (9-4) including English Language or Literature or equivalent.

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 97 19

    54th out of 86 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    106 53%

    70th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    26th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    75th

    25
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    95 46%

    74th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    46th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    27th

    22

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