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Photojournalism (including foundation year) BA (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?** Our Photojournalism (including foundation year) BA (Hons) is an alternative route into a bachelor’s degree in the field of photography and journalism. It’s the ideal choice if you can’t meet the requirements for the traditional three-year course.The foundation year is designed to equip you with the necessary study skills to begin more intense study at undergraduate level.**More about this course**Our photojournalism degree with a foundation year is a gateway into a career in journalism or photography. On the course you’ll not only learn the techniques to create stills and moving images but also become a skilled storyteller across mixed-media formats.Your foundation year will allow you to build your academic ability and confidence to tackle the challenges of studying photojournalism at undergraduate level. Teaching during this year will focus on developing your ability to recognise structural qualities of different media and essential elements in communications. The programme will also develop your vital study skills, including essay writing, critical analysis, research and writing for digital/traditional media.Sharing the foundation year with students from other disciplines in the School of Computing and Digital Media, you’ll get the opportunity to explore different areas of communications, media and journalism.Following the foundation year you’ll join students on our Photojournalism BA (Hons) course and have the same choice of modules as them. If you decide that you would like to specialise in a different subject in media and journalism following this initial year of study, there will be flexibility to allow you to do this.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,200per year

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In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have: at least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma); English Language at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent, eg Functional Skills at Level 2); if you meet UCAS points criteria but obtained a grade D/3 in English at GCSE you may be offered a University test in this areas.

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University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

Both campuses are in the heart of London, arguably the best city in the world for university students.
London Met is home to a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
The dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, family and dependants, and work opportunities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 97 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    89 44%

    95th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    94th

    1

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