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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14500 per year

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About Journalism (Investigative) at University of Lincoln

The BA (Hons) Investigative Journalism degree aims to consider the history, theories and research techniques that underpin investigative journalism. Students have the opportunity to learn to use legislation, such as the Freedom of Information Act, to expose the truth and develop the skills to conduct rigorous interviews. Students are asked to apply this learning throughout the degree, researching and producing their own reports.

Course content is informed by the School of English & Journalism's research programme, which examines issues such as human rights reporting. The course is taught by academics, researchers and practising journalists. Journalist Angela Rippon is a Visiting Professor in the School.

Internationally acclaimed investigative journalist and honorary graduate of the University of Lincoln, John Pilger, has called Lincoln School of Journalism, 'one of the most enlightened centres for journalism education in the world.'

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Entry requirements

GCE Advanced Levels: BBC

International Baccalaureate: 29 points overall

BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit

Access to Higher Education Diploma: A minimum of 45 level 3 credits at merit or above will be required.

Applicants will also be required to have at least three GCSEs at grade C or above (or the equivalent), including English.

We will also consider applicants with extensive relevant work experience.

For international students who do not meet criteria for direct entry to this degree we offer the International Year One in Journalism. Depending on your English language level you will study 3 or 4 terms then progress directly to the second year of this degree.

If you would like further information about entry requirements, or would like to discuss whether the qualifications you are currently studying are acceptable, please contact the Admissions team on 01522 886097, or email admissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

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