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Main entry requirements
Minimum number of A Levels required: 2 •Is general studies acceptable? Yes •Are AS level awards acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualifications •Average A Level offer: BCC •Maximum AS Level points accepted: 20
DMM if studied on its own or to the total of 104 UCAS points if combined with other qualifications
26 IB Diploma Points
Applications are welcomed from mature and non standard applicants who will be considered on an individual basis.These applicants should demonstrate potential and motivation and/or have relevant experience and may be required to submit an essay and/or attend an interview.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers85%
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
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The highly vocational BA (Hons) International Journalism at Liverpool John Moores University is designed to equip you with the professional training and journalism skills required to forge a successful career in the global media industry. •Journalism at LJMU has been ranked 6th best in the country in the 2018 Guardian University League Tables •Practical writing and reporting modules taught alongside media law, theory, ethics and international politics •Teaching from journalists with many years’ experience and links to local newspapers, TV companies and radio stations •Opportunities to join study abroad and funded exchange programmes with our partner universities in America (South Connecticut State University), China (Zhejiang University of Media and Communications), and various universities in Europe through the Erasmus+ programme •You will be encouraged to apply for a fully funded summer internship programme in Shanghai for two months, covering the costs of flights, transfers and living expenses. Sectors available for employment include Media, Journalism, PR and Marketing •Springboard to a career as a reporter, editor, staff writer, correspondent or producer •International Foundation Year course available offering direct progression onto this degree programme - visit LJMU's International Study Centre to find out more
Level 4 •International Reporting •News Writing •News Reporting •Journalism Theory •Introduction to Academic Study Level 5 •Broadcast journalism •Print and Online Production Journalism •Advanced Writing •User Generated Content •Contemporary International Relations •Media Law and Ethics Level 6 •Advanced Journalism Practice (including live newsdays and work placement) •Journalism Project •Dissertation or Global Issues Report •Sports Journalism •PR for journalists •Specialist journalism Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers.
With a heritage that stretches back to 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is now one of the largest and most well-established universities in the UK. Our research is influencing policymakers, improving people’s lives and finding solutions to the problems of the 21st century. Wherever you’ve come from and wherever you’re planning to get to, LJMU can help you find your place in the world.
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