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Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: P8FY

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Foundation Year provides an opportunity to build up your academic writing skills and numeracy, and will also cover a range of subject specific content to fully prepare you for entry to an Undergraduate degree.

This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree.

During your Foundation Year you will get the opportunity to talk to tutors about your degree study and future career aspirations, and receive guidance on the most appropriate Undergraduate course to help you achieve this; providing you meet the entry requirements and pass the Foundation Year.

The media industry is constantly changing, and you want to enter it bang up to date – with cross-industry editorial and production skills gained from experience of working in radio studios, edit suites and our newsroom, equipped with the latest Apple technology and Press Association news feeds.

Taught by professionals with print, broadcast and academic expertise you will become skilled in news gathering and reporting including location work and feature writing, and develop an understanding of journalism in a globalised age.

Print, broadcast media, online publishing, and press offices all require journalists at local, regional, national and international levels. Other career paths include research, sub-editing, production, editorial, new media production, columnists in regional, national and international media companies.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    130th

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 97 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    85 42%

    94th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45 45%

    83rd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    89th

    59

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