Overview

In journalism, you will develop professional writing skills with an awareness of the target audience and the legal and ethical framework for publishing. The academic study of journalism involves the development of key journalistic skills including the ability to write a news story, conduct an interview and put together a feature article. Students also conduct an analysis of the differences between types of newspaper and the news values they display, examine major ethical and legal issues pertaining to the practice of journalism in the UK.

Join our lively, creative community, study a range of fascinating subjects and learn from some of the most exceptional research-active academics in their field. It’s all about discovering new ideas, deepening your knowledge and developing a truly exciting future.

Stage 1:
University Foundation
Stage 2, 3 & 4:
Bachelor's Degree
Media & Journalism

BA (Hons) Mass Communications

BA (Hons) Journalism and Media

BA (Hons) Media and Publishing

Fees

Fee Type Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree Studies

International

One semester: £8,750
Two semesters: £12,500

£13,500

EU

£9,250

£9,250

Stage 1: University Foundation

Modules

For one semester

Semester one

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)
  • Principles of ICT
  • Business Studies
  • Introduction to Mass Communications

For two semesters

Semester one

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)
  • Principles of ICT
  • Globalization
  • Business Management

Semester two

  • Business Studies
  • Introduction to Mass Communications
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Economics

Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules except ILSC which is 50% with a minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Media & Journalism

HIC provides subject specialist skill progression classes during the integrated first-year degree

Students need to pass all modules to progress. All students study 4 modules worth 30 credits each, totaling 120 credits

Progression rule to Stage 3

Minimum 40% pass mark in all modules except ILSC which is 40% with a minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Employment & career options

Potential careers in advertising, desktop publishing, film production, journalism, public relations, television production and web design, with previous graduates having been employed by Christian Dior, Jaeger and Which Magazine.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated June 28, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 23, 2019
Duration
3 years
Full-time
Price
12,500 GBP
International Stage 1 Fee - Stage 2 Fee: £13,500 | EU: £9,250
Deadline
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Start Date
Sep 23, 2019
End Date
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Sep 23, 2019

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