Ulster University - Coleraine


Course Name Journalism
Course Provider Ulster University - Coleraine
Course Code P500
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Coleraine
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Full-time mode: three years.

200 hours per module per semester as follows:
36 contact hours per module per semester.
164 independent study hours per module per semester.

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Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Entry Requirements Irish Leaving Certificate
104 UCAS tariff points to include a minimum of five subjects (four of which must be at higher level) to include English at H6 if studied at Higher level or O4 if studied at Ordinary Level.
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Comment Award: Bachelor of Arts with Honours
Course Content

Journalism theory and practice: news-gathering, reporting, writing and editing for television, radio, print and online, in a changing media landscape.

Journalism is a single subject programme at Ulster, Coleraine. It is the only...

Subjects Taught For full module description, please see "Course Web Page" below.
Assessment Method Teaching, Learning and Assessment
Assessment will be by way of a mixture of formal examination, essay, class test, coursework, individual/group projects and assessment of practice projects, dependent on the nature and rationale of the module concerned.
Work Placement

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There is formal work placement and optional study abroad within the course structure.

Students may consider taking part in the Erasmus Exchange programme, to European universities, usually for one semester in second ...

Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates from this course are now working for:
• Broadcast On-Line
• Media
• Publishing
• Broadcast Radio
• Broadcast Television

Job roles
With this degree you could become:
• Journalist
• Editor
• Cop...

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