What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
104 UCAS points at A2
104 UCAS points
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 offers80%
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
Journalism is a global profession, and this course prepares you for an international career. You will learn multimedia reporting skills that enable many of our graduates to walk straight into jobs in journalism around the world, in print, online and broadcast. You will also learn how to think, to communicate and find your place in a globalised world, opening up many other graduate careers. This holistic approach to journalism, combining the professional, academic and organisational aspects, produces graduates who can do the job but also understand where their job fits into the bigger picture. This is a flexible course, designed to allow you to focus on the things that interest you and to customise your studies. Recent graduates are working at the BBC, South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, China Daily in Beijing, the Angolan Embassy in Lisbon, and in many other journalistic and public relations roles. Our growing global community of graduates is spread around the world, working in TV, radio, print and digital news. They work for China’s top news agency Xinhua, the Times of India, the South China Morning Post and many other prestigious news outlets. Others move on to postgraduate study, film-making, photography and business.
Year 1: The Professional Journalist 1, The Making of the Media, The Economics of the Media. Plus one option from: Media Law and Regulation, Global Politics: An introduction to international relations, A foreign language, Free-choice elective Year 2: The Professional Journalist 2 (International), World Desk 1, Issues in International Journalism. Plus two options from: Global Reporting, The Business of Journalism, Controversies in Journalism, Data Journalism, Photojournalism (20 credits), Music Journalism (20 credits), Free-choice elective Year 3: EITHER World Desk 2, AND/OR Dissertation, AND/OR The Media Entrepreneur. Options: Work Placement, Reporting Politics and Society, Future Media, Constructive Journalism, Specialist Journalism, Campaign Planning (marketing), Free-choice elective
UCLan is a 'modern' university, created in 1992, but its roots go back to 1828 with the founding of the 'Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge'. There are 102 different nationalities represented among UCLan's international and domestic student body. At UCLan, we want to give students the advantage they need through teaching and support to achieve their ambitions.
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2:1 or above
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