What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
BBC including Grade B or above in one of the following subjects: English, History, Economics, Sociology, Politics, Psychology, Geography, Business, Philosophy, Law, Religious Studies or related subject.
BBC including B or above in one of the following subjects: English, History, Economics, Sociology, Politics, Psychology, Geography, Business, Philosophy, Law, Religious Studies or related subject.
Including Higher Level 5 in one of the following subjects: English, History, Economics, Sociology, Politics, Psychology, Geography, Business, Philosophy, Law, Religious Studies or related subject.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers28%
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
The Journalism BA at Brunel University London is a long-established and prestigious course. We deliver essential training alongside broader contextual and critical modules so you are best-placed to negotiate the demanding craft of journalism. Although thereâ??s plenty of fascinating and dynamically taught theory, this is learning for the real world. Youâ??ll learn in our 24 hour, state of the art, multi-platform digital newsroom and broadcast facilities, using the latest edition industry standard hardware and software. Youâ??ll graduate with the skills and expertise that will give you the competitive edge when applying for jobs with the countryâ??s cultural, political and social decision-making organisations, some of which are on our doorstep.
Level 1 Core: Academic practice; news writing; news reporting and production; history of journalism; audio journalism; UK, European and global institutions. Level 2 Core: Crime courts and the media; data gathering for journalists; video journalism; reporting UK local government; magazine journalism; theories of journalism. Level 3 Core: Online journalism entrepreneurialism; law and the media; major group journalism project; analysis of work experience; journalism dissertation.
Situated on the edge of London, Brunel University is a short journey from the vibrant capital, offering the perfect balance between cosmopolitan city living and a tight knit diverse community. The uni boasts well-known lecturers including Will Self, Benjamin Zephaniah and Fay Weldon. Brunel is home to world-class sports facilities, including one of the few 132m indoor sprint tracks in the country.
How you'll spend your time
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|Lectures / seminars||26%||18%||20%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
Accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ).
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
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