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Journalism (Politics) BA (Hons)

Brunel University London

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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

Perhaps you enjoy writing and have a keen interest in politics? Or want to present to camera as a broadcast journalist. Or you are an experienced blogger or vlogger. If so, a journalism degree at Brunel might be a good match for you.Brunel’s BA Journalism (Politics) degree combines a strong academic background in politics taught by experts in the field with a broad range of essential journalism skills taught by former editors and practicing journalists. You will graduate with politics in your degree title, flagging up to prospective employers that your degree has dual specialism.In the journalism modules, you will learn how to research a story, pitch ideas, interview, report and write across different platforms. You will learn video, audio and magazine journalism and because it is so hand-on you will feel like you are building real skills for your future.There is a strong emphasis on digital technology in the practical modules and you will learn in a 24-hour, state-of-the-art, multi-platform digital newsroom with broadcast facilities, using the latest edition industry-standard hardware and software.You will develop an academically robust and critical understanding of political environments in which journalism operates and interacts, the ability to write incisively on these as well as the analytical ability to explore intellectual inquiries and present findings.You will also have the option to take the industry accredited and much sought-after NCTJ Diploma at no extra cost.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,825per year

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Brunel University London

  • University League Table

    62nd

  • Campus address

    Brunel University London, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Hillingdon, UB8 3PH, England

All new international students have guaranteed campus accommodation.
Pre-sessional English courses provide students with intensive English language training before the start of their academic studies.
Brunel offers more than 100 scholarships every year to help international students pay their fees and living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    72nd out of 97 34

    31st out of 86 19

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    106 53%

    70th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    73rd

    48
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    85th

    61
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    89 43%

    77th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    5th

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    27th

    49

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