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Politics with Journalism BA (Hons)

London South Bank University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Politics with Journalism BA (Hon) brings together our established expertise in both politics and journalism to provide you with a fully-rounded education, offering you an exciting range of academic modules and topics, whilst also allowing you to develop a variety of skills valued by employers. Learn to produce engaging multimedia content, grounding your investigative pursuits in political theory, political science, political economy, area studies and international relations.

Employability

You’ll be studying in the heart of London, surrounded by the politicians, policy-makers and legislative bodies that define British politics. The work placements available can help you to build your own network of contacts if you’re looking to work at various levels of government, including opportunities within foreign ministries and national UN delegations.

The skills and knowledge you’ll gain on the degree are also highly transferable and can help you move into such as teaching, the media, social work, administration, youth and community work, business, education, and psychology. You'll also learn the traditional tools of journalism, including researching, writing, proof-reading and sub editing.

Professional links

Our academics build and maintain great relationships with organisations that can offer placement opportunities and bring colour and experience to your learning. These include Lambeth Council, Race on the Agenda (ROTA), local parliamentary offices and Homestart Lambeth (a voluntary family support service).

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

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London South Bank University

  • University League Table

    89th

  • Campus address

    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, Southwark, SE1 0AA, England

Located minutes from the centre of London, LSBU is in the heart of the action, with accommodation on campus.
Each school offers unique and exciting facilities to improve students’ learning experience and equip them with work-ready skills.
Employability focused. With a careers support and a Jobshop on campus, students can get expert advice and a head start on their career.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 97 3

    57th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    96 48%

    93rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    7th

    60
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    98 45%

    75th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    46th

    16

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