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Journalism BA (Hons)

Kingston University

Student rating
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Course info

UCAS CODE P500
**Why choose this course?**– Reasons to choose Kingston – Kingston is ranked No 1 in London for journalism and publishing (Guardian University League tables 2020).– You’ll have many opportunities to do work experience and internships in London, the hub of the UK’s media industry. You’ll be supported by our work placement scheme.– You’ll gain hands-on experience at our student-run River newspaper and River Online (a past winner of the Guardian Student Media Award newspaper of the year). **About ... 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.
126th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
100th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
77th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Journalism

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 - 80 = 20% 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

Journalism graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Journalism graduate salary
£20,000

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

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
44%
Media Studies
38%
English Language
34%
History
33%
Psychology
15%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
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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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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International Students
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Latest Journalism (General) reviews

Journalism (General)
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Nicole
09 Jan 20

Journalism and Media Including Foundation BA (Hons)

Spent an amazing 3 years here and would definitely recommend it to all my...
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emily
20 Dec 18

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How Journalism (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 17 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 76%
3 star 0%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 1,072 reviews

5 star 21%
4 star 51%
3 star 23%
2 star 3%
1 star 2%
Kingston University
CompUniGuide ranking
100th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)
Everyone’s different. Thankfully. At Kingston University, welcoming difference is their greatest strength. They are committed to ensuring higher education is accessible to everyone and proudly champion alternative routes into university. They work closely with industry to create courses for tomorrow’s future, meaning your career is future-proofed, helping students put their academic knowledge into practice. This ensures when you leave, you’ll have the agility and problem solving skills you need to thrive in an ever-changing world. Kingston University is proud to be ranked a top 10 London university in the recent Guardian League Table (2019), which was a leap of 23 places from the previous year. Many of their courses, such as design, fashion, journalism, pharmacy and sport science also feature in the top 10 nationally.

Where you'll study

Kingston University

Yorkon Building Kingston University Kingston upon Thames London
KT2 7LB United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Wimbledon  1.6 miles away Nearest train station: Norbiton  0.9 miles away

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