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BA/BSc (Hons) Journalism (Joint Honours)

University of Derby
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Derby
01 September 2020
14,045 GBP
University of Derby

Program description

BA/BSc (Hons) Journalism (Joint Honours)

Journalism is featured in the top 20 in The Guardian University Guide 2020 and is rated 2nd for student satisfaction with feedback.

TWO SUBJECTS, ONE DEGREE: A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying Journalism Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine Journalism Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below. Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with Journalism in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.

Combining your passion for journalism with another subject, this degree will take you behind the headlines and give you insights into a career as a journalist in the age of the internet.

We've developed this course with your future in mind. As new technologies revolutionise the industry and the ways in which people receive their news, we’ll introduce you to the world of the multi-skilled multimedia professional.

Hone your expertise in news gathering
You’ll have opportunities to work on location - newsgathering, reporting and developing your news values. This could include visiting courts and public meetings or covering community issues to produce fair, balanced and accurate reports.

You could contribute to our student-run media, helping with the radio or TV stations, writing for the Phantom newspaper and producing content for the online news and sports websites run by the Students’ Union. We also encourage you to work with charities and arts organisations to gain an insight into why media matters so much.

Outstanding facilities
You'll be based at the main campus at Kedleston Road and at our Markeaton Street site where you'll study in our excellent facilities including three radio studios, a fully equipped television studio, video editing suites, Mac suites and a newsroom featuring the latest software.

We're an Apple accredited centre and you’ll work with the industry standard recording and editing software that is used worldwide. It means you’ll be both confident and competent with up-to-the-minute technology - giving you a real advantage when you're looking for a job.

Admission requirements

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 128 points For joint honours degree entry you will need to choose two subjects. The UCAS Points required for entry will depend on the subjects you choose to combine. The subject with the higher entry requirements will determine your offer. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer
Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma or equivalent L3 qualifications including any specific subjects for your chosen combination. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification


English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT) at CEFR level B2 or above



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Tuition fees

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,045 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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University of Derby

University of Derby

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Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB Derby
UK

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