Journalism (International)

Duration: 1 year

Course details

The International Foundation in Journalism prepares international students for direct entry to year one of the Journalism Undergraduate degree course within the School of Social Sciences, City University London. By combining academic study, intensive English language preparation, study skills and cultural orientation, the International Foundation program prepares students with the academic, English language and study skills that are needed for university success. Students will study compulsory modules including Academic English, Foundation Mathematics and Study Skills.
These modules introduce students to the academic conventions used within UK universities; all the key mathematical concepts needed to study the first year of an Undergraduate degree program, and allows students to develop study skills that are essential to degree study, including time management and critical thinking.

Classes you will attend

  • Group Communications Project

  • The Skills You Need

  • Working in the Creative Industries

  • Practical Creative Skills

  • Futurology

  • Degree-related Project

Entry requirements

A LEVEL: Must include passes at A2 in at least 1 subject

BTEC: Extended Diploma (QCF) or Diploma (QCF)

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE: Diploma with 24 points including a minimum of 15 points at Higher Level

We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and maths (See below for accepted equivalences)

Career possibilities

The UK’s creative industries are booming, contributing over £8.8 million per hour to the economy (DCMS, 2015) and catering for 1 in 11 UK jobs. Employers in the areas of marketing, advertising and PR offer a range of graduate roles to those with relevant higher education credentials. Our unique focus on employability ensures that students graduate with a range of specialist and transferable skills.

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If you need more information, please contact us on 020 3302 7144 or on our CONTACT page to discuss your requirements.