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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Based in USW's Cardiff campus, this Journalism degree covers the basic skills of finding and telling stories, as well as the specialist skills needed to work in print, radio, TV and on the web. You’ll learn traditional skills that underpin all types of journalism, along with a huge range of multimedia skills to make you more employable. Add to that entrepreneurialism and a rigorous academic education, and our journalism graduates have the best chance of success in a tough market. Three weeks’ works experience form a vital part of this journalism course, and we will help you get your work published and build your CV.Court visits are integral, as are interview techniques, which can be honed during police press conferences. Mobile journalism or ‘mojo’ is now a key element of the course with cutting edge workshops on smartphone reporting and production. Throughout your Journalism degree, you will learn from a wide range of industry professionals, including our own teaching staff and visiting lecturers from the BBC, ITV, magazines, and the national and local press. This Journalism degree is BJTC accredited (subject to reaccreditation).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,600per 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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A level : CDD - BCC

To include a relevant subject. The A Level entry criteria detailed is the qualification range within which the University will normally make offers. Most offers we make are normally at the top of the range, but we take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk.

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    88th out of 97 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    114 56%

    54th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    43 43%

    87th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    86th

    13

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