BA (Hons) Journallism

BA (Hons) Journallism

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: January 15
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £11,500
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

The program gives you an understanding of the different types of Journalism, allowing you to explore and uncover your area of interest. You’ll have access to industry experts, placements, field trips and publishing opportunities that build your skills as a Journalist. Graduate with both an honours degree and the NCTJ Diploma in Journalism, the nationally recognised industry entry qualification, significantly boosting your employability as a journalist. Increase your practical experience by taking on reporting, editing and/or managerial roles on university's websites covering sport, news, entertainment and fashion. Get involved in award winning Spark Sunderland or Spark magazine, all based in the innovative mediaHUB, BBC Newcastle’s home in Sunderland and host to visiting Journalists from organisations such as Trinity Mirror (Newcastle Chronicle, Journal) and Johnston Press (Sunderland Echo).

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
- Requirements depend on the country. - Three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above. - If English is not your first language we will require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) can also be considered if the applicant's element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS. - If successful you will be required to attend an applicant day where you will have a short informal interview with an academic member of staff.

Campus location

Sunderland , United Kingdom

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