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History and Journalism

University of Worcester
Worcester, Great Britain
Full-time
€10,837.46/year
1301 Points
Duration
3 Years
Language
English
Start date
Sep 2021

Program Description

Studied as Joint Honours, you will explore the practical business of how to research and communicate what’s happened in the world in the past, and the present day.

History at Worcester offers you the opportunity to study the political, cultural and social history and introduces you to many of today’s debates surrounding approaches to historical study.

Journalism at Worcester will equip you to work in today’s multi-platform media environment and enable you to apply for both journalism and communications roles once you have graduated.

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
14
or
IB Diploma
24
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
IELTS
6
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
59
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (Apolytirion from General Lyceum)
Student Visa
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Notes:

Other Acceptable Qualifications:

  • BTEC Qualifications (QCF): Considered either on their own (Extended Diploma or Diploma) or in combination with other qualifications (Subsidiary Diploma or Certificate).
  • European Baccalaureate: a minimum score of 60%.
  • Professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Previous Study or Experience:

  • Students with relevant previous study at HND or degree level or extensive experience may be considered eligible for Accreditation of Prior Learning.
  • Entry may be possible to Year 2 or 3 of the course, depending upon the qualifications or experience gained. Credit can also be given for individual modules.

Curriculum

Year 1

Mandatory:

Introduction to Journalism

Britain from the Age of Faith to the Rise of Class

Studying and Reconstructing the Past

Journalism Law and Ethics

Options:

Improving English Usage and Style in Academic Writing

French Stage 1

German Stage 1

Spanish Stage 1

Italian Stage 1

Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

Introduction to Feature Writing

Internet Journalism

Introduction to Photo Journalism

Year 2

Mandatory:

Journalism, Law, Ethics and Society

Options:

Magazine Journalism

Sports Journalism Reporting Politics (1)

Developing your Media Career

Digital Reporting Techniques

Intermediate Feature Writing

Practical Journalism Skills

Historical Research

The American Century, 1917-2001

Conflict, Stability and Change: Twentieth-Century Britain

The German Empire, 1862-1918

History Work Experience Module

Japan's World, 1854-1951

Politics, Religion and Society in Ireland, 1690-1848

Displaying the Past: Museums, Artefacts and Collections

Visions of England: History, Heritage and Identity

Heritage Tourism and Place Promotion

Digital Photography

Year 3

Mandatory:

Negotiated Project

or

Dissertation

Options:

Independent Study

The Atlantic Slave Trade

The Good War: The USA and World War Two

Nazi Germany

Jack the Ripper: History, Literature and Myth

Witchcraft and the Devil

Research Experience Module

British Imperialism c. 1784-1972

Heritage Tourism and Place Promotion

Reporting Politics (2)

Work Placement

Broadcast Research Skills

Advanced Journalism (Theory and Practice)

Advanced Print Production

Negotiated Project

Live Radio News Production

Live Television News Production

Live New Production (Radio & TV)

Documentary Photography

Green Media

Careers

History graduates from Worcester have progressed in recent years to take up work in a variety of career sectors, including:

  • teaching
  • accountancy
  • law
  • the media industries
  • local government
  • the police
  • retailing
  • administration
  • marketing
  • management
  • university lecturing and research

The Journalism aspect of the course will provide you with practical skills to work as a journalist or researcher, or in related communications jobs such as those in public relations. Students have found employment in the following areas:

  • radio presenting
  • media research
  • journalism
  • event organising
  • media planning
  • television
  • theatre
  • marketing
  • public relations
  • campaigns
  • teaching and further study
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