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Journalism Film and Television Studies BA (Part-time)

London Metropolitan University
4 years
Part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
London
English
September 2020
Application deadline: 07 August 2020
3,175 GBP

Program description

Journalism Film and Television Studies BA (Part-time)

Why study this course?

This course combines the theoretical and practical exploration of film and television with the teaching of journalistic skills using our up-to-date facilities. The study of film and television through a variety of approaches will support your practice-based projects in short filmmaking, documentary making and screenwriting. You'll make use of our journalism newsroom to produce journalistic investigations and reports, which may be published online on the Holloway Express.

Changes in technology are presenting significant challenges for the newspaper, film and television businesses, and the explosion of online video is creating a major shift in the relationship between consumers and producers of news. In this degree you’ll explore these issues and more and develop an understanding of the film and television industries as well as the issues and image these media present on screen.

You’ll also have the opportunity to make short films or develop screenplays using our cutting-edge digital production and editing facilities, and to produce journalism across a range of genres including critical, popular and investigative reporting. This degree prepares you for a career as a journalist with specialist knowledge of the moving image or for work in factual television or film entertainment, or writing in a non-journalistic direction.

You'll develop your journalistic skills through workshops, exciting news days and use of mobile technologies. Practice-based projects in short film-making and screenwriting are enabled by facilities that include an advanced digital editing suite. You'll also benefit from the advice of our team of professional advisers and our fantastic newsroom, opened by ex-editor of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger.

Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, students should normally have:

  • A minimum of grades BBC in three A levels or minimum grades BBC in at least two A levels in academic or business subjects (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg Advanced Diploma)
  • English Language GCSE at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Approaches to Film and Television
  • Journalism: History and Ideas
  • Moving Image and Sound Practice
  • Practical Journalism
  • Film and Television Practice
  • Media Law and Ethics; Public Administration
  • Advanced Reporting
  • Journalism Work Placement
  • Newsroom Production
  • Work Related Learning for Media 1
  • Contemporary American Television
  • Scripting Performance for Screen
  • Social Media and Data Journalism
  • Creating Packages
  • Journalism Project
  • Project (Film and Television Studies)
  • Arts Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Campaigning Journalism
  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Fashion Writing and Reporting
  • Film Reception and Interpretation
  • Science, Technology, Environment and Health Journalism
  • The French New Wave
  • The Hollywood Musical
  • Writing for Film and Television

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £2,310 per 30 credit module
  • International students: £3,175 per 30 credit module

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Continuing studies

As well as going on to postgraduate study.

Career opportunities

This degree prepares you for a career as a journalist with specialist knowledge of the moving image or for work in factual television or film entertainment, or writing in a non-journalistic direction. Employability and transferable skills are an integral aspect of this degree which encourages the development of skills for use in both the journalism and media fields. Previous graduates have gone on to work in film and media journalism, PR and marketing, media consultancy, film and television broadcasting and production, and radio and digital journalism.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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Contact info

London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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