University of Westminster

Course Introduction

This course is taught within the Journalism and Mass Communication Department which is part of the University of Westminster's School of Media, Arts and Design, based at our state'of'the'art Harrow Campus, home to one of the most varied arts and media portfolios in Europe. Our reputation for professional and practice'based education is matched by a distinguished record in academic teaching and scholarly research. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), our Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) was recognised as the UK's leading media research centre, with 52 per cent of our research judged to be 'world'leading' and 87 per cent of the total rated 'internationally excellent'. All our degrees have strong industry links and you will be required to undertake work experience as part of your degree. Recent graduates have gone on to work for the BBC, LBC, the Guardian and other national newspapers, and international PR and advertising agencies, as well as starting their own businesses.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MDD

Key Course Information

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81% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 69%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 92%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 93%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 79
Studying 4
Studying and working 2
Unemployed 13
Unknown 2

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 3%

Total Coursework: 91%

Total Practical: 6%

£4,700 - £6,700
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,400 - £9,000
Typical cost of private accommodation