Journalism, Media and Culture (BA (Hons))

the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

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About Journalism, Media and Culture at Newcastle University

Course Overview

If you're interested in becoming a journalist or communications professional, this degree will give you the practical skills and academic knowledge you need.

At a Glance


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Degree Awarded
BA Honours

Course Duration
3 Years

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Entry Requirements
A Level: AAB
IB: 34 points

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You'll develop journalistic writing skills and learn to communicate across a wide range of platforms and media. 

Your journalism training focuses on multimedia journalism, which includes:

  • writing for different platforms such as print, online or broadcast
  • producing audio and video content for online multimedia packages

This is complemented with study of issues and current debates in media and cultural studies, as well as a thorough grounding in media law, public affairs, and political communication.

You will graduate with highly developed journalistic skills and an excellent understanding of the role of media and culture in society.

Highlights of this degree

Quality and ranking

Quality and ranking

The quality of the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies experience is recognised by consistently high rankings in the major league tables.

We are ranked 1st in the UK in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 and The Complete University Guide 2017. We also achieved a very impressive 91% overall student satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2016 ranking us in the top 20 in the UK.

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  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will study find outHow long you will study3 years
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Entry requirements

Entry Requirements
A Level: AAB
IB: 34 points

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