Applicant Criteria: BA(Hons) Journalism

A successful applicant for BA(Hons) Journalism will be able to evidence their skills, their enthusiasm and commitment to their subject according to the following criteria: 

Criteria to be assessedEvidenced by

Commitment and enthusiasm for
this subject area
Study of relevant subjects
Engagement with a school magazine or a personal blog or similar

Personal Statement
Qualifications
Reference

Knowledge of world affairs, politics & popular culture
Informed references to current developments across a range of spheres

Personal Statement

Analytical skills
Capacity to comment intelligently and incisively on recent events in the news and campaigns being run by various causes

Personal Statement
Potential to succeed in this subject area of study at HE level

Qualifications
Reference

Independence and initiative
Engagement with extra-curricular activities such as part-time jobs or hobbies

Qualifications
Personal Statement
Reference

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