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Journalism (including foundation year) BA (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**Our Journalism (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree is the ideal choice if you’d like to pursue a career in journalism or digital media but don’t hold traditional qualifications or can’t meet the necessary requirements to enter the standard three-year undergraduate degree. You’ll graduate with the same award and title as students on the standard journalism course. This four-year course has a built-in foundation year that is designed to help you prepare for undergraduate study and evaluate your abilities in terms of reading, writing, critical analysis and research.Throughout the degree you’ll pick up knowledge and skills that will allow you to engage audiences in compelling stories, develop journalistic writing techniques and thrive in this fast-paced industry. **More about this course**On our Journalism (including foundation year) BA (Hons) course you’ll be introduced to contemporary practices in journalism, as well as to the ideas and theories that govern journalistic research and writing. Throughout your degree you’ll be able to rely on support from your tutors, as well as other specialist services at the University. There will be opportunities to improve skills that relate to the real-world through special workshops, including those that allow you to practise interview skills and write job applications. Your foundation year - which you’ll share with students on other foundation year courses - will be diagnostic in nature, allowing you to explore a range of different subjects within digital media and creative fields alongside students with different academic perspectives on the subjects you study. During the foundation year you’ll learn the technical aspects of creative practices through the development of ideas with a focus on the quality of making, recognition of structural qualities of different media and essential elements in communications. After you complete the foundation year you’ll join students starting our standard three-year course, where you’ll study the same content and have the same choice of modules. To learn more about the subsequent three years of your degree, visit our Journalism BA (Hons) course page. If, at the end of your foundation year, you’d like to change your specialism there will be some flexibility to allow you to do this.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,700per 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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UCAS Points : 32

University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

Both campuses are in the heart of London, arguably the best city in the world for university students.
London Met is home to a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
The dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, family and dependants, and work opportunities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 97 2

    53rd out of 83 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    89 44%

    95th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    94th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    105 60%

    72nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    71st

    57

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