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Journalism and Screenwriting BA (Hons)

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: 50P6

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

Journalism is vocationally focused and aims to support you to acquire the knowledge and skills that will equip you to work in today's multi-platform media environment. You are taught by experienced, trained and still practising journalists in state-of-the-art broadcasting facilities (including new radio studios linked to a newsroom and newly refurbished TV studios). There are opportunities for work placements with local media organisations (including the BBC) and a host of guest lectures by high-profile visitors to the course. You can tailor your studies to focus on aspects of journalism (from sports journalism to political journalism) or to branch out into wider areas of media and communications. Your learning is hands-on, with an emphasis on supporting you to seek journalism and communications roles once you have graduated.

Screenwriting nurtures your love of story and aims to develop your skills as a writer and media practitioner for the 21st century. It provides creative, challenging approaches to writing for the screen and performance - from initial conception to production. You are taught by lecturers with both academic and professional, industry backgrounds who are well placed to offer you expert advice and to support your development of original writing. The course provides you with many opportunities to network with industry contacts, supporting your developing understanding of how your writing skills are transferable to employment within the media industries.

Key Features

  • Students are taught by experienced, trained and practising professionals and benefit from an exciting programme of guest lecturers from within the industry
  • High academic standards with an emphasis on critical evaluation, research skills and reflective practice
  • The Screenwriting aspect of the course reflects the requirements of training and skills organisations for the creative industries such as Creative Skillset
  • State-of-the-art facilities, including our new broadcasting suite- Excellent work placement opportunities, developed in collaboration with local organisations, including the BBC

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Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    74th out of 97 1

    41st out of 55 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    99 49%

    83rd

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    61st

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    18th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    101 59%

    45th

    27
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    16th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.49 90%

    1st

    29

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