Journalism BA (Hons)

University of Sunderland

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( 4.2) 1859 reviews


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UCAS CODE P500
**Get a solid grounding in journalism practices before specialising if you wish to. Get published from day one in the mediaHUB, our bustling multimedia newsroom, home to BBC Newcastle in Sunderland. Graduate with an NCTJ Diploma and a portfolio of published work to impress prospective employers.** This course gives you an understanding of the different types of Journalism, allowing you to explore and uncover your area of interest. You’ll have access to industry experts, placements, field trips... READ MORE

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Full time | Sir Tom Cowie Campus | 3 Years | SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
16th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
99th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
44th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
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, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Journalism graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Journalism graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2019

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 Language
41%
Media Studies
36%
English Literature
27%
History
19%
Sociology
17%

Tuition fees

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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
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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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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£11,500 per year
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Latest Journalism (General) reviews

Journalism (General)
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Alex
07 Nov 18

Journalism BA (Hons)

Ain't got I hope I will get more experience. It is a good uni, people are nice and teachers are also nice I hope I get...
HC
Holly Campbell
05 Jan 17

My overall university experience has been life changing. I have gained so much both in my personal and academic life, I...

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How Journalism (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 26 reviews

5 star 51%
4 star 35%
3 star 7%
2 star 7%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,859 reviews

5 star 46%
4 star 37%
3 star 13%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
University of Sunderland
CompUniGuide ranking
99th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
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Where you'll study

University of Sunderland

St Peter's
Sunderland
SR6 0DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Seaham  3.2 miles away

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