Music Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Birmingham City University

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UCAS CODE P50J
Get practical, professional preparation for a career in music journalism with our BA (Hons) Music Journalism course. You’ll get the chance to develop the skills to cover a range of music stories for print, digital, TV and radio, including covering live events, interviewing key figures and running collaborative liveblogs. You’ll also explore the global impact of music journalism on audiences. You’ll be armed with mobile reporting kits to work as real reporters from day one.We pride ourselves on ... READ MORE

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Music
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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108th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
84th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
38th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time Including Foundation Year
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 - 86 = 14% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Journalism graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Journalism graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, March 2021

Entry requirements
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A level
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£13,200 per year
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Latest Music Studies reviews

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13 Jan 20

Composition - MMus / PgCert / PgDip

Its been great, learned loads of things and made lots of friends, i am gettting alot of opportunities in my field of...
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06 Feb 15

Media and Communication (Music Industries) BA (Hons)

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Student rating ( 3.9) 1,786 reviews

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Where you'll study

Birmingham City University

Parkside Building Cardigan Street Birmingham
B4 7BD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Birmingham Moor Street  0.4 miles away

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