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Multimedia Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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UCAS CODE: JOUF

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview**This course is offered as a four year programme, including an initial Foundation Year. The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.Are you driven to get to the heart of the story? Are you passionate about writing? Or do you love thinking in pictures? Is your heart is set on storytelling for the digital age, whether that’s in print, broadcast or online?Our Multimedia Journalism degree is the perfect place to launch your future in the media. Because for all that you’re passionate about, we’re passionate too. We want to help the next generation of young journalists – and develop your talents in television and radio, websites and social media, newspapers and magazines.**What you’ll study**Whether it’s the coronavirus pandemic, the fight for racial equality or Britain’s future outside the EU, we’ll work with you to explore the news agenda in practice and in theory.Maybe you’re the next Laura Kuenssberg. Or perhaps you want to be a football reporter. Or you might have designs on writing about fashion?We’ve got industry experts to help guide you through your degree. They’ll be supported by guest lecturers and speakers and they’ll lead you on educational visits. But best of all, you’ll get to DO journalism. Lots of it. We’ve got cutting edge equipment and state-of-the-art technology.**A collection of skills**Through studying Multimedia Journalism at Bucks, you’ll:- Learn writing, interviewing, filming, recording and editing – reporting and presenting on different platforms- Explore different specialisms and your own interests to find the right career path- Build a portfolio of work to boost your chances of finding your dream jobYou’ll also study law and ethics and learn how the media reports news as well as politics, business, economics, fashion, health, entertainment and sport. You’ll learn how the media interacts with governments and people, exploring issues like “fake news” and power, truth and citizen journalism. And you can explore a topic you’re passionate about in your final year dissertation.**Course Details**Studying Multimedia Journalism at Bucks will give you the tools you need to be a success in the digital age. You might want to learn how to blog, write for websites or report for newspapers and magazines, TV and radio.We’ll introduce you to all of it – and you can focus on your own interests as you progress through the course. We put the emphasis on personal support too, with smaller class sizes and experienced journalists on hand to help.As well as your expert teaching team, you’ll also learn from guest lecturers and work with your fellow students on group projects. The course includes News Days and live briefs to give you the most realistic experience possible. With our links to industry, we will also support you to secure work placements.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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

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Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for the 3-year undergraduate programme, or those who do not feel fully prepared for a Level 4 course, will be considered for the 4-year programme including a Foundation Year.

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    96th out of 97 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    111 55%

    61st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46 46%

    84th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.56 71%

    95th

    1

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