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What will I learn?

BA/BSc (Hons) Digital Media & Magazine Publishing (with Integrated Foundation Year and Professional Practice Year) is a five year degree programme, including a foundation year to help develop your creativity before you embark on year one of a degree. Your fourth academic year would then include a year in industry placement.Are you a budding journalist, or keen to get into the publishing business? Our new BA/BSc (Hons) Digital Media & Magazine Publishing degree at UCA Epsom is a unique course that combines the skills you'll need for both areas.This course covers the practical and technical skills involved in digital and print-based journalism, with a core focus on editing, production and a professional understanding of the business of publishing.You will gain the knowledge to manage the publishing process from idea generation to publication, employ a range of different writing and visual skills, learn to pitch and commission stories and gain hands-on experience in producing a publication across print and digital media formats. Along the way, you'll be taught by an experienced team of journalists and editors from the publishing world of Music, Fashion and Lifestyle media.Working alongside students on a range of fashion, music and business courses, you'll develop a deep understanding of the business of digital media, and the role of the journalist within it. You'll also gain important skills in networking, self-promotion, interviewing and communication.Throughout the course, you'll develop skills through individual and collaborative work in both studio and industry environments, including a work placement (or Professional Practice Year, if you choose that option) and live project briefs, as well as learning from teaching staff with a wealth of knowledge and connections.Your studies will culminate in the production of a comprehensively researched independent print publication with a partner website or digital platform.By graduation, you’ll be fully equipped to enter the publishing industry, with the skills, knowledge, confidence and portfolio of varied work that you need to take you onwards.*Course subject to updating. This programme has previously been titled BA (Hons) Magazine Journalism & Publishing. Related courses - BA/BSc (Hons) Advertising (with Integrated Foundation Year and Professional Practice Year)- BA (Hons) Fashion Branding & Communications (with Integrated Foundation Year and Professional Practice Year)- BA (Hons) Television & Media Production (with Integrated Foundation Year and Professional Practice Year)

Which department am I in?

Business

Study options

Full time including foundation year (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,950.00 (US$ 20,568) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Epsom

Ashley Road,

Epsom,

Surrey,

KT18 5BE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have one of the following: US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus SAT scores (if taken in 2016 or later) of 1160 or better; US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus SAT scores (if taken before 2016) of 1600 or better; US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus two or three Advanced Placement tests with scores of 3 or better; US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus ACT scores of 24 or better.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University for the Creative Arts

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is a specialist institution offering leading courses across subjects in the arts, technology, and business.

  • 2nd largest provider of arts education in the UK
  • An hour or less from campus to central London
  • International student community from more than 90 countries
  • Best art and design university for research in UK (REF, 2021)

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