Journalism and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

University of Lincoln

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Course info

UCAS CODE WP85
Lincoln’s BA (Hons) Journalism and Creative Writing programme has been designed to enable students to combine writing short stories, screenplays and poetry with the professional writing required by journalists for magazines, newspapers and online publishers.Working in our suite of industry-standard newsrooms, students can learn the core values of good journalism and how to apply them to the different media platforms available today. Creative Writing workshops offer students the opportunity to ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
28th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
50th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
46th

Start date and duration

Start date
03-OCT-22
Full Time
3 Years

Creative Writing

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 - 96 = 4% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Creative Writing graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Creative Writing graduate salary
£18,000

Journalism

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Journalism graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Journalism graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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
43%
English Language
36%
History
34%
Media Studies
29%
Religious Studies & Theology
20%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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Students from EU EU Students
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£15,300 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Journalism (General) reviews

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Katie
28 Feb 20

Journalism BA (Hons)

My university experience so far has had its fair share of ups and downs, but I’m now in my second year and I’ve found...
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Sammy
25 Feb 19

Journalism BA (Hons)

Loved it! Busy and a bit stress but overall ive loved it and found a place i belong and people i love that support me....

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How Journalism (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 25 reviews

5 star 40%
4 star 52%
3 star 4%
2 star 4%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,447 reviews

5 star 35%
4 star 51%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%
University of Lincoln
CompUniGuide ranking
50th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Located in the centre of the historic and vibrant city of Lincoln, the University of Lincoln prides itself on its consistent reputation for outstanding student experiences and excellent teaching quality. It has recently been named as Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. The quality of teaching is underpinned by a vibrant research culture where the students are able to work alongside leading academics on research projects that are making a tangible difference to society. A number of its programmes feature inspirational guest speakers and visiting professors renowned in their respective industries and professions. Some of the current students have been taught by naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packham CBE and the former Poet Laureate Dame Carol Ann Dufy.

Where you'll study

University of Lincoln

Brayford Pool Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN6 7TS United Kingdom Nearest train station: Lincoln Central  0.3 miles away

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