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UCAS CODE: P501

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Launch your journalism career at our award-winning Centre for Journalism. Journalism is needed in today's world more than ever. Journalists get to the heart of every part of society, finding the best way to tell stories to their audiences.You'll be trained in a wide range of core journalism skills, including interviewing and news writing for newspapers, online, TV and radio. We'll explore the key issues in journalism, looking at the past, present and future of the profession.You'll also gain a solid understanding of media law and the legal considerations for journalists, getting the opportunity to visit courts and apply what you have learned to real-life criminal trials.Our course is practical and hands-on in its delivery, simulating a newsroom-style environment. Supported by experienced journalists, you'll work in small groups to run your own news website, broadcast in our TV studio or provide content for local radio stations.You’ll be able to develop the practical skills and experience to prepare you for a successful journalism career, but you'll also gain highly transferable skills such as research and verification, the ability to present complex information in an accessible way across a range of media, and proficiency in a variety of social media platforms.Graduate success in journalism isn’t just about what you know, it's about who you know. That's why we include professional work placements as part of your degree.**Professional placements**Our students have been on placement at all the major media organisations including the BBC and ITV, as well as local, national and regional newspapers and radio. Communications, digital, online and content creation agencies are also popular for our student placements.**Career opportunities**Our graduates are making their mark in newspaper newsrooms, on news websites, in broadcast organisations, as researchers for media organisations and in PR companies.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,000per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

GCSE English language at grade C or 4 or above is required

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University information

Leeds Trinity University

  • University League Table

    122nd

  • Campus address

    Leeds Trinity University, Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, Leeds, LS18 5HD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 97 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    97 48%

    92nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    46th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    89th

    44

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