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Journalism including Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Kingston University

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UCAS CODE: P501

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course?**– Reasons to choose Kingston – Kingston is ranked No 1 in London for journalism and publishing (Guardian University League tables 2020).– You’ll have many opportunities to do work experience and internships in London, the hub of the UK’s media industry. You’ll be supported by our work placement scheme.– You’ll gain hands-on experience at our student-run River newspaper and River Online (a past winner of the Guardian Student Media Award newspaper of the year). **Foundation year - Humanities & Arts**If you want to gain a degree but are not yet ready for an undergraduate degree course, a foundation year is ideal. It offers an entry route if you lack A-levels, have A-levels in unrelated subjects, are a mature student or would simply like an introduction to degree-level study.**About this course**Are you looking for a course that prepares you for the demands of a career in journalism? By studying journalism at Kingston, you’ll develop skills in digital journalism, mobile reporting, video and social media, news and feature-writing. You’ll also study the context of journalism within society.This degree can be tailored to your interests and career goals. Subjects include broadcast journalism, data journalism, magazine journalism, visual storytelling, or international, business, fashion or sports journalism. You’ll have the opportunity to produce your own live digital and print publications.Core subjects include news production, video, layout, ethics and media law. There is also the opportunity to pursue a research project and to study abroad at one of our partner universities.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48

48 points (‘DD' or equivalent) from two A2 subjects or equivalent

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University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    85th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 97 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    101 51%

    81st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    9th

    73
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    82nd

    50

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