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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

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Launch your journalism career at our award-winning Centre for Journalism. Journalism and good communication are 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 online, print, 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 build your own website portfolio, 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 and multimedia 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 such as the Yorkshire Post, on news websites like Leeds Live and Planet Sport, in broadcast organisations such as BBC Radio, as researchers for media organisations like True North and in PR companies such as Bird Consultancy.

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 or Literature at grade C or 4 or above is required

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University information

Leeds Trinity University

  • University League Table

    125th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 97 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    99 49%

    83rd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    42nd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    28th

    61

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