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Journalism (Joint Honours) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Journalism is featured in the top 20 in The Guardian University Guide 2020 and is rated 2nd for student satisfaction with feedback.**TWO SUBJECTS, ONE DEGREE:** A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying Journalism Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine Journalism Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below. **Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with Journalism in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.**Combining your passion for journalism with another subject, this degree will take you behind the headlines and give you insights into a career as a journalist in the age of the internet.- Gain basic skills in researching and producing powerful print, radio, TV and online stories- Get to grips with the latest techniques and technologies which are transforming journalism in an era of digital news- Hone your skills in our outstanding facilities which include TV and radio studios as well as a fully equipped newsroom- Take the chance to specialise in a journalistic genre of your choice - from film to fashion, sport to crime, science to politics- Prepare for a rewarding career in a variety of journalistic fields including online or broadcast media production, PR, advertising and corporate communications- Spend time studying abroad in America or Europe.We've developed this course with your future in mind. As new technologies revolutionise the industry and the ways in which people receive their news, we’ll introduce you to the world of the multi-skilled multimedia professional.**Hone your expertise in news gathering**You’ll have opportunities to work on location - newsgathering, reporting and developing your news values. This could include visiting courts and public meetings or covering community issues to produce fair, balanced and accurate reports.You could contribute to our student-run media, helping with the radio or TV stations, writing for the Phantom newspaper and producing content for the online news and sports websites run by the Students’ Union. We also encourage you to work with charities and arts organisations to gain an insight into why media matters so much.**Outstanding facilities**You'll be based at the main campus at Kedleston Road and at our Markeaton Street site where you'll study in our excellent facilities including three radio studios, a fully equipped television studio, video editing suites, Mac suites and a newsroom featuring the latest software.We're an Apple accredited centre and you’ll work with the industry standard recording and editing software that is used worldwide. It means you’ll be both confident and competent with up-to-the-minute technology - giving you a real advantage when you're looking for a job.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

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

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112 - 128

For joint honours degree entry you will need to choose two subjects. The UCAS Points required for entry will depend on the subjects you choose to combine. The subject with the higher entry requirements will determine your offer. We encourage you to outline all your qualifications and achievements in your application to provide us a full picture. Your offer will typically be based on your predicted and/or achieved grades from full level 3 qualifications or above e.g. A levels, BTEC Ext Diploma, Access to HE, etc. Any

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning International Student Centre offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the EU and EEA.
A comprehensive welcome and induction programme helps international students settle into university life.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 97 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    112 55%

    59th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    68th

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