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Journalism - BA (Hons) 2023
 
Additional Requirements  
Course specific requirements: Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required. All applicants will be invited to attend a workshop, which will include an NCTJ story writing task.
Admissions test required? Yes
Admissions test name: Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Admissions test further details: An NCTJ story writing task will be part of your interview/workshop. Please contact the Admissions Centre for additional information.
Audition required? No
Criminal check (DBS) required? No
Health checks required? No
Interview required? Yes
Interview further details: Group interview/workshop
Portfolio required? No
Other required? Yes
Other further details: Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism is necessary.
   
Requirement Summary  
112-128 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent.
   
Access to HE Diploma  
Further details: 112-128 Tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma. Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
   
Level 2 Qualifications  
GCSE subjects and grades required: 3 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Mathematics/3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English and Mathematics.
Are Key Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
Are Functional Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
   
Tariff Score  
UCAS Tariff Entry Requirement 112-128
UCAS Tariff Further Details 112-128 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent. Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
Accepted? Yes
   
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Qualifications  
GCE A/AS level  
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
  A level
    Entry requirement: ABB-BBC
    Further details: 112-128 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels. Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
BTEC (QCF)  
  Subsidiary Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: DDM-DMM
    Further details: Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
BTEC (RQF)  
  National Extended Certificate
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  National Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  National Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: DDM-DMM
    Further details: Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma (core plus options)  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma including 2 A levels.
Additional Information: Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
Welsh Baccalaureate (Core plus Principal Learning)  
Overall Tariff Score: 112-128
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Which lines of Learning/Points/Grades are accepted for entry: Please see below:
Business Administration & Finance at grade A
Construction and the Built Environment at grade A
Creative and Media at grade A
Engineering at grade A
Environmental and Land-Based Studies at grade A
Hair and Beauty Studies at grade A
Hospitality at grade A
Information Technology at grade A
Manufacturing and Product Design at grade A
Public Services at grade A
Retail Business at grade A
Society, Health & Development at grade A
Sport and Active Leisure at grade A
Travel and Tourism at grade A
Additional Information: Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
   
Scottish Qualifications  
Scottish Higher  
Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
   
Scottish Advanced Higher  
Further details: 112-128 Tariff points to include a minimum of 2 Advanced Highers. Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
   
Core Skills  
    Are Core Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? No
   
Other UCAS Tariff Qualifications  
Irish Leaving Certificate  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: B1 B2 B3 C1 C2 - A2 B1 B2 B3 B3 at Higher Level.
Additional Information: Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
   
Irish Leaving Certificate (New grading scheme from 2017)  
    Entry requirement: H3 H3 H3 H3 H4 - H2 H2 H3 H3 H3
    Further details: Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
International Baccalaureate  
    Entry requirement: 25-26
    Further details: 25-26 points from the IB Diploma, to include 3 Higher Level subjects. Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
   
Extended Project Qualification  
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
   
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma  
    Further details: Cambridge Pre-U score of 48-54. Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
   
OCR Cambridge Technical  
  Introductory Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
  Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: DDM-DMM
    Further details: Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
   
T Levels  
T Level in Digital: Digital Production, Design and Development  
Entry Requirement Merit
Further Details Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
T Level in Construction: Design, Surveying and Planning  
Entry Requirement Merit
Further Details Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
T Level in Education and Childcare  
Entry Requirement Merit
Further Details Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
T Level in Building Services Engineering for Construction  
Entry Requirement Merit
Further Details Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
T Level in Digital Business Services  
Entry Requirement Merit
Further Details Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
T Level in Digital Support and Services  
Entry Requirement Merit
Further Details Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
T Level in Health  
Entry Requirement Merit
Further Details Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
T Level in Healthcare Science  
Entry Requirement Merit
Further Details Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
T Level in Onsite Construction  
Entry Requirement Merit
Further Details Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
T Level in Science  
Entry Requirement Merit
Further Details Evidence of interest and some relevant experience in Journalism will be required.
   
English Language Requirements  
International English Language Testing System:  
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CAE score of 58 or above with a minimum of Borderline in each skill.
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CPE score of 45 or above with a minimum of Weak in each skill.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE) (taken after January 2015):  
An overall score of 176 with no component score less than 169.
Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT:  
91 with a minimum of 20 in Reading, 19 in Listening, 21 in Speaking and 20 in Writing
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE):  
An overall score of 61 with a minimum of 54 in each skill.
HKDSE English Language Examination:  
An overall score of 4 with a minimum of 4 in each component.
Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE):  
Trinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components
European Baccalaureate English Language 1:  
A minimum of 6.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 1.
European Baccalaureate English Language 2:  
A minimum of 7.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 2.
   
Other Qualifications  
  N/A