Journalism BA (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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UCAS CODE P500
OverviewDo you want to study the UKs best Journalism undergraduate degree? Our BA (Hons) Journalism course was awarded the Best Performing Undergraduate Course for 2017–18 and 2018–19 by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). This is based on the number of students gaining the Gold Standard for the NCTJ Diploma in Journalism. The profession of journalism has evolved rapidly over the last few years and the skills you need to excel as a journalist have changed. If you want ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 19-SEP-22

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45th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
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61st
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36th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

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Source: HESA, 2018

Journalism

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
40%
Media Studies
34%
English Language & Literature
28%
English Language
28%
Sociology
19%

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Latest Journalism (General) reviews

Journalism (General)
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Sophie
19 Feb 20

Journalism BA (Hons)

I have had an amazing time at university and the lessons are really good. I’m getting good grades and dedicate that to...
SR
Student Reviewer
19 Feb 20

Journalism BA (Hons)

I’ve had a really good time. I’ve made friends, have a good social life but also I like having my own freedom and...

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How Journalism (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 7 reviews

5 star 58%
4 star 42%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,579 reviews

5 star 32%
4 star 51%
3 star 14%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Portsmouth
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61st
Student rating
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( 4.1)
The University of Portsmouth is in the heart of the UK’s only island city. Taking inspiration from the city’s rich heritage as a trading and naval port, the University is dedicated to helping you get ready for your exciting life journey. Portsmouth’s commitment to the student experience has seen it achieve Gold in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. Its record for graduate employment, and for boosting graduate’s salaries, is impressive. Portsmouth offers a wide range of degrees across areas of science, technology, humanities, creative and cultural industries, business and law. All courses reflect the University’s commitment to your future career. There are many opportunities for work experience, placements and volunteering, plus an expert Careers and Employability Service. Strong student support is a major feature of Portsmouth.

Where you'll study

University of Portsmouth

University House Winston Churchill Avenue Portsmouth
PO1 2UP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Portsmouth & Southsea  0.1 miles away

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