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Music Journalism BA (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

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( 3.9) 1061 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE P502
Music and journalism are two industries that are fascinating and constantly changing. They’ve been shaped by trends and technologies from festivals to file-sharing. Our Music Journalism degree lets you explore your love for both sound and the written word. The course aims to give you a practical grounding in the styles and techniques of music journalism. We’ll look at everything from writing for the printed page to making compelling videos, plus radio shows and podcasts, all the while with a ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 21-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.
102nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
64th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
32nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
72nd

Start date and duration

Start date
21-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 - 95 = 5% 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
£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 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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
45%
Media Studies
36%
History
20%
English Literature
20%
English Language & Literature
16%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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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
England Fees
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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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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,500 per year
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International Fees
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Latest Music Studies reviews

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17 Dec 18
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16 Dec 15

Music BMus (Hons)

Despite several very stressful experiences, everything offered to me by the University of Huddersfield has lead to an...

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How Music Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 18 reviews

5 star 23%
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Student rating ( 3.9) 1,061 reviews

5 star 25%
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University of Huddersfield
CompUniGuide ranking
64th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
The University of Huddersfield is based right in the town centre and at the heart of the local community. Unlike some large cities in the UK, Huddersfield offers a relatively low cost of living, allowing your pennies to stretch further. There are seven academic schools at the University: Applied Sciences Art, Design and Architecture Business Computing and Engineering Education and Professional Development Human and Health Sciences Music, Humanities and Media The University is recognised as a gold-rated University by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based on the evidence available the TEF Panel judged that the University delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.

Where you'll study

University of Huddersfield

Queensgate Huddersfield
Kirklees
HD1 3DH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Huddersfield  0.2 miles away

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