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BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism

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  • Entry requirements
    104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

    Numeracy and Literacy: GCSE English Language or English Literature and Mathematics grade 4 (or grade C in the old grading system). We also accept iGCSEs, Key Skills and Functional Skills and other qualifications at Level 2 of the National Qualifications Framework.

    International entry requirements:

    If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other components, or equivalent.
  • Academic Title
    BA (Hons)
  • Course description
    If you’d like to work in the fast-paced world of journalism then this is the course for you. You’ll gain all the skills needed to work in a multi-disciplinary media environment, including TV, radio, print and online journalism. You’ll learn the essential theoretical framework and hone your practical skills by producing copy, bulletins and broadcast packages in newsrooms and digital studios, which replicate professional working environments. You’ll be taught the importance of originality and be introduced to innovative storytelling techniques. You’ll also have the opportunity to complete either two short placements or a 30-week placement in industry. This enables you to put theory into practice, make industry contacts and gain insight into how the sector operates. When you graduate, you’ll have a degree accredited by three industry-recognised bodies. As an NCTJ accredited course, you’ll sit exams in reporting, essential law, court reporting, public affairs, production and shorthand. These widely recognised professional qualifications can radically enhance your credibility and employability as a practicing journalist. In 2018, our students scooped prizes at both the NCTJ and BJTC Awards, showing the high calibre of work our students are producing – choosing this course could see you follow in their footsteps.

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