Journalism including Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Kingston University

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( 3.8) 866 reviews


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UCAS CODE P501
**Why choose this course?**The Guardian University Guide 2018 has ranked us first in London and fourth in the UK for Journalism and Publishing.Progression into work or further study stands at 100 per cent. The National Student Survey 2017 showed that 90 per cent of our students are employed within six months of finishing the course, with 60 per cent working as media professionals. In addition, our graduates first job salaries after six months of finishing the course reach £25,000 - higher than... READ MORE

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
109th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
95th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
72nd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP
Full Time
4 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, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Journalism graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Journalism graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2019

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%

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Latest Journalism (General) reviews

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How Journalism (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 16 reviews

5 star 25%
4 star 75%
3 star 0%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 866 reviews

5 star 20%
4 star 52%
3 star 23%
2 star 3%
1 star 2%

Clearing at Kingston University

Kingston University
CompUniGuide ranking
95th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)

Kingston University

Kingston University is located in south west London, which means the University benefits from excellent transport links. Students find there’s lots to do in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, from grabbing a relaxing bite to eat in a restaurant along the riverside, to picking up fresh fruit and vegetable in the marketplace. Students from all over London also head to Kingston upon Thames for gigs and big nights out at the well-known Pryzm nightclub. Watch Kingston University student, Alberto’s guide to Kingston upon Thames. New facilities opening soon The University is spending £118m on campus development in order to provide excellent facilities for its students. The University’s new building, Town House, opens in early 2020 and will include a brand new library, a covered courtyard, cafes and dance studios. Careers and...

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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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