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Cultural Studies and Media and Journalism BA (Hons)

University of Kent

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Course info

UCAS CODE V9P5
Explore the complexity of contemporary media and culture with Kent’s Cultural Studies and Media and Journalism degree. Learn to question how information is interpreted and reacted to in our global society and become skilled in producing your own media content. This joint honours degree offers an academically rigorous approach to the study of mediated cultural forms, practices and technologies and their vital social, political and economic implications alongside journalism skills. We examine a ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Sociology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
87th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
47th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
22nd

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Humanities (Non-Specific)

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 75 = 25% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Journalism

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Journalism graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Journalism graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Journalism

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
60%
History
45%
Sociology
28%
Media Studies
19%
English Language & Literature
17%

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How Cultural Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 9 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 44%
3 star 22%
2 star 11%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,909 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 46%
3 star 18%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
University of Kent
CompUniGuide ranking
47th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
With two campuses in Canterbury and Medway, and postgraduate centres in Brussels, Paris, there are many opportunities to study, work and travel across Europe and many of their courses offer dual UK and European qualifications. Their outstanding teaching has been recognised in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) where they were awarded gold, the highest rating. Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. You can read the Statement of Findings online. The university’s reputation for research excellence is confirmed by their success in the most recent Research Excellence Framework: Kent is ranked in the top 20 for research intensity based on REF results, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities.

Where you'll study

University of Kent

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry, Darwin Road Canterbury
Kent
CT2 7NZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Canterbury West  0.6 miles away

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