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Multimedia Journalism (Foundation Entry) BA (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire

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UCAS CODE: J534

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview**Foundation Entry degree courses are designed for students who have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly onto their chosen Honours degree programme. This course will give you an insight into the practice of journalism and a basic grounding in the skills and knowledge required by journalists if you don’t have traditional qualifications – life experience as well as a keen interest in news and current affairs is what counts. As well as giving you a broad-based journalism education, you will develop both intellectually and personally. The course serves as the first year to any of our journalism degree courses and is designed to prepare you for careers in modern digitalised newsrooms and to allow you to work in a range of media.Graduates work for BBC Radio, Television and Interactive, Sky TV, independent radio and television, national and regional newspapers, magazines and in the newly-emerging creative digital media industries. Successful alumni are invited back in to talk to students to share their experiences, and guest speakers deliver presentations talking about pertinent issues such as the future of print journalism, and social media and journalism.**Why study with us**- We’re the only North West university undergraduate journalism course to be accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and have double industry accreditation - NCTJ and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC).- We’re number one in the UK for assessment and feedback. We are also 1st in the North West and in the UK top 5 for academic support, as well as 1st in the North West and in the UK top 20 for teaching quality - National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.- Our Journalism degree is one of the UK’s longest-established (nearly 60 years) and most prestigious undergraduate journalism courses with an impressive worldwide graduate network.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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13,000per year

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 97

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    116 58%

    50th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    5th

    14

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