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Cardiff University, United Kingdom, Cardiff

Journalism, Media and Sociology, B.A.

  • Journalism, Media and Sociology, B.A.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 3 years

Student Type

Domestic

Indicative Fees

AUD 15,968

Study mode

On Campus

Media

Course Highlights

This degree is delivered in partnership by the School of Social Sciences and the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies. It offers an opportunity to explore current debates in sociological concepts and methods, communications and media studies.

Career Opportunities

Studying journalism opens doors to a range of careers where your creativity, writing, communication and research skills are invaluable Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Broadcast journalist Editorial assistant Magazine features editor Magazine journalist Newspaper journalist Press sub-editor Publishing copy-editor/proofreader Web content manager Writer Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Advertising copywriter Digital copywriter Market researcher Multimedia specialist Public relations officer Science writer Translator Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

Your Sociology modules will help you to make sense of the social and cultural contexts in which journalism is rooted and to which media debates respond such as the changing nature of media networks, shifts in the nature of work, leisure and family life, transformation in institutions such as the education, welfare, political and legal systems, shifts in the ethnic make-up of Britain, the continuing significance of class and gender inequalities, and debates over increasing globalisation and new forms of technology, media, scientific innovation and medical intervention.

Subjects

Programme Structure Introduction To Social Science Research Key Ideas in Social Science Sociology, Society and Social Change History of Mass Communication & Culture Media Scholarship

Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements Typical A-level OfferABB, excluding General StudiesTypical WBQ OfferGrade A in the Core, plus grades AB or BB at GCE A-level depending on offer.Typical Int Bacc Offer36 points

English Entry Requirement

7

Contact Details

Cardiff University

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