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Journalism and Publishing (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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UCAS CODE: S175

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Become a journalist for the twenty-first century and tell the stories that matter- Develop a stunning portfolio of digital journalistic writing from environmental campaigning to lifestyle features.- Create journalistic research and writing to a professional standard, from lifestyle magazines to mobile news journalism- Freedom to follow your passionsOn this exciting course you’ll develop a nose for a story and learn how to produce powerful writing, images and video for print and digital platforms.You’ll gain experience in a range of research approaches to give your work originality and depth. You’ll also become knowledgeable about ethics and the global media landscape.This flexible course is designed to let you focus on your interests across a range of areas, such as fashion, business, science, entertainment, sports and politics. You’ll play to your strengths, whether in news and investigative features, or consumer and independent magazines.With industry-standard facilities and specialist workshops in print, digital and live content, you’ll graduate with confidence across a range of publishing software and techniques.**More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers and Employability Team.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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15,450per year

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 97 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    104 52%

    76th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    73rd

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    75th

    14

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