What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
112 UCAS points required Average A Level offer BBC LJMU will accept a combination of Band 4 qualifications e.g. A Levels and BTEC Diploma
26 IB Diploma points.
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 offers91%
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
Course at a glance ÂŠPractical training in research and writing as well as broadcast, print and online production ÂŠTeaching from journalists with many years experience and links to local newspapers, TV companies and radio stations ÂŠOpportunities for industrial placements with media organisations, including a paid internship with the Index on Censorship ÂŠTaught in the new Â£38million Redmonds Building with industry-standard facilities including newsrooms, studios and editing booths ÂŠOption to sit National Council for the Training of Journalists exams
Level 4: Introduction to news writing; understanding news media; studying as journalists; introduction to reporting; UK news reporting. Level 5: Introduction to print and online production; introduction to broadcast journalism; content generation; UK law and ethics; reporting UK politics. Level 6: Dissertation; advanced journalism practice; UK journalism careers. Option modules: choose two from: public relations; specialist journalism; sports journalism
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.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
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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What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?