Journalism and Media BA(Hons) single honours – Kingston University

Jounalism and Media
Apr, 2020

Course Content

Total learning: 19 lessons Time: 156 weeks

Year 1  0/4

In the first year, you'll be introduced to particular media forms and genres and to relevant conceptual frameworks for the analysis of media and culture. You'll acquire specific skills for successful study through the seminar activities and assessment tasks for the four core modules.

Year 2  0/7

In Year 2, you'll build on the theoretical and conceptual understandings developed in your first year on the core module Theories of Mass and New Media. You will also study the legal requirements of journalism in Practical Journalism 2 and you can diversify through studies in global political communication and the history of journalism. You can study abroad or take a work placement in your second year at locations in Europe, the United States, and Australia.

Final Year  0/8

The final year Media Research Project is a Capstone module which offers you the opportunity to develop a project showcasing the media knowledge and understanding you have developed throughout your degree. You'll have to publicly present the work produced in this module at the end of the academic year. You can focus your project around a traditional 10-12,000-word dissertation, a media product, or a workplace project produced as part of a company placement.