Journalism BA (Hons)

University of Kent

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Course info

UCAS CODE P500
Journalism is fun, fascinating and rewarding, and good journalism has never been more important. Fake news poses a direct threat to freedom, and democratic societies need ethical, professional journalists to report the facts and speak truth to power. Kent’s Centre for Journalism educates multimedia journalists who go on to work for top employers in the UK and around the world. In this prestigious, professionally accredited programme, you study for an honours degree in an academic department ... 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.
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
39th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-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 - 90 = 10% 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
£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, February 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
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%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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£12,600 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£16,800 per year
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Latest Journalism (General) reviews

Journalism (General)
SR
Student Reviewer
21 Jan 17

Journalism BA (Hons)

I love it, can't imagine a better experience really. Each day is different, both in terms of learning, but soicial life...
SR
Student Reviewer
23 Oct 16

Journalism BA (Hons)

Initially, the first month was difficult. I had some personal matters to overcome and work came think and fast. I was a...

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How Journalism (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 3.6) 8 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 13%
3 star 37%
2 star 0%
1 star 12%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,722 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 48%
3 star 19%
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.
( 4.0)
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

Medway Building Chatham
Medway
ME4 4AG United Kingdom Nearest train station: Chatham  0.9 miles away

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