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Journalism, Media and Communications with a Year Abroad BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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Course info

UCAS CODE P502
COURSE OVERVIEWAs human beings, we spend more time consuming media than any other activity. Only sleeping takes up more of our time. In the digital age, traditional news and media platforms are further supplemented by a huge proliferation of online platforms. Choice therefore, has never been greater and quality has never been so variable. In the age of “fake news” for example, the ability to differentiate objective fact from speculative rhetoric has never been more important. Today’s graduates ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
14th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
32nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
8th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
4 Years

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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£9,000 per year
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More info: The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government. During a sandwich year (e.g. year in industry, year abroad or placement year) a lower fee will apply..

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£9,000 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government. During a sandwich year (e.g. year in industry, year abroad or placement year) a lower fee will apply..

Students from EU EU Students
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£14,500 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The mentioned fee is for 2020/21 year entry. Fees for full time Undergraduate International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study. During a sandwich year (e.g. year in industry, year abroad or placement year) a lower fee will apply..

International Students
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Latest Journalism (General) reviews

Journalism (General)
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Vic
03 Feb 20

International Journalism, MA

Incredible, best four years of my life. Courses have both been of a very high standard with good lecturers. Sport...
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Erin
12 Dec 19

International Journalism, MA

the best experience of my entire life I love...

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How Journalism (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.8) 10 reviews

5 star 80%
4 star 20%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 5,265 reviews

5 star 62%
4 star 29%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
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Swansea University
CompUniGuide ranking
32nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
The 2019 WhatUni University of the Year winner Swansea University is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location. Established in 1920, the University is celebrating its Centenary this year. The University has two campuses and comprises seven academic colleges that offer hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees with opportunities to work and study abroad. Both University campuses have beachfront locations and are only ten minutes either side of the city centre where you can enjoy the local attractions and nightlife. The Singleton Park Campus is surrounded by leafy parkland, ideal for socialising with friends and playing sport. The Bay Campus has state-of-the-art facilities and great business partnership links.

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Singleton Park Swansea
SA2 8PP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  1.2 miles away

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