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Journalism with Placement BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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UCAS CODE: JO02

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

YouTube or Instagram? Vice or Vox? BBC or Sky? Top Gear or a documentary? The Guardian or The Daily Mail? Cosmo or FourFourTwo? That’s the world of journalism today: diverse, multimedia and international. And as a Solent journalist, you will have opportunities to explore not just the traditional fields of news, magazines and broadcast but also online platforms, documentary, communications, PR and more.Solent University’s Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations subject area was ranked 17th in the Guardian University League Tables 2019.The range of career options ahead of you is huge. And our journalism graduates can be found in almost every sector of journalism and communications – at the BBC, Sky and other internationally renowned media companies; in digital start-ups, in magazines, PR, politics and corporate comms and marketing.Our journalism students graduate with great analytical and multimedia skills, and a strong grasp of journalistic ethics – plus the professional confidence that will let you jump straight into a graduate job. Intensely career-focused, the course will fast-track your ambition in journalism or any part of the fast-changing media landscape.Real-world experience is vital for your career, so the degree offers work placements and portfolio-building. Plus regular production ‘news days’, where live output including location shooting with mobile phones combines with traditional news production for a digital platform. Our studios, technology and software are state-of-the-art, and among the best in the country.You’ll be taught by industry professionals and academics who’ll help you find your voice, as a writer, director, producer or presenter. Guest lectures from top industry professionals will help you make contacts and get real-life understanding of the job you want to do.At Solent you don’t just study journalism, you do it. On top of our modern facilities, we keep up with the latest changes in the media. Our reputation and track record in producing industry-ready graduates speak for themselves.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,260per year

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University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    119th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 97 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    108 54%

    67th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    26th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    19th

    3

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