What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
This course requires a Distinction, Distinction in addition to an A-Level to achieve the overall tariff.
This course requires a Distinction in addition to 2 A levels to achieve the overall tariff
This course requires Distinction, Distinction, Merit.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120-128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers90%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
You will study: â?¢ TV journalism â?? including news reading and editing TV packages â?¢ Radio â?? working as dedicated team producing live broadcasts on breaking news â?¢ Magazine and newspaper journalism â?? conducting interviews and designing your own pages â?¢ Online â?? creating multimedia sites with video, podcasts, pictures and text. It was the first course in the country to be accredited by the three main industry bodies: â?¢ The Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) â?¢ The National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) â?¢ Periodicals Training Council (PTC). The practical nature of this course is one of the things that helps it to stand out from the crowd. Youâ??ll be using the same facilities, software and techniques as the industry, including our High Definition TV studio, and youâ??ll undertake a minimum of two short work placements as part of your course. Everything you learn is directly related to developing the practical skills that you will need to get your career off to the best possible start.
Bournemouth University offers a diverse range of courses from advertising to midwifery, and has a variety of award-winning facilities. The Students' Union at BU runs campaigns throughout the year and provides outstanding advice and exciting events, club nights, volunteering and fundraising opportunities. Our Media School is the only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice in the UK.
How you'll spend your time
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Lectures / seminars||27%||19%||9%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
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UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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