Multimedia Journalism (BA (Hons))

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 14100 per year

All study options

About Multimedia Journalism at Bournemouth University

If you’d like to work in the fast-paced world of journalism then this is the course for you. You’ll gain all the skills needed to work in a multi-disciplinary media environment, including TV, radio, print and online journalism.

You’ll learn the essential theoretical framework and hone your practical skills by producing copy, bulletins and broadcast packages in newsrooms and digital studios, which replicate professional working environments. You’ll be taught the importance of originality and be introduced to innovative storytelling techniques.

You’ll also have the opportunity to complete either two short placements or a 30-week placement in industry. This enables you to put theory into practice, make industry contacts and gain insight into how the sector operates.

When you graduate, you’ll have a degree accredited by three industry-recognised bodies. As an NCTJ accredited course, you’ll sit exams in reporting, essential law, court reporting, public affairs, production and shorthand. These widely recognised professional qualifications can radically enhance your credibility and employability as a practicing journalist.

In 2018, our students scooped prizes at both the NCTJ and BJTC Awards, showing the high calibre of work our students are producing – choosing this course could see you follow in their footsteps.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14100 per year

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Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course are 1104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: 112 tariff points (Grade DMM). All subjects are considered. 

IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with minimum 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other components, or equivalent.

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