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Programme Academic Structure for 2019 - 2020, BA in Journalism

This information is provisional & subject to change.

Year 1 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
CM114News Writing10Semester 101001
CM116Reporting: Principles and Practice10Semester 201001
CM121Digital Media Skills5Semester 201001
CM146The Radio Newsroom5Semester 201001
CM153Critical Thinking & Independent Learning5Semester 101001
CM1540Ethics and Regulation5Semester 201001
CM156Introduction to Journalism5Semester 101001
CM160Cultural Journalism5Semester 201001
CM294Journalism History5Semester 170301
LG116Introduction to Politics5Semester 110001

Year 1 Optional Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
CM1410News Editing10Semester 101001

Year 2 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
CM2002Case Studies in Investigative Journalism5Semester 101001
CM2004The Radio Newsroom5Semester 101001
CM2800Feature Writing5Semester 101001
CM281Media Law5Semester 180201
CM283Advanced Reporting10Semester 201001
CM295Networked News5Semester 101001
CM374Video Journalism10Semester 201001

Year 2 Optional Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
CM2001Sport, Media and Society5Semester 201001
CM2003Data Journalism5Semester 201001
CM261Crime, Policing and the Media5Semester 270301
CM263News Design5Semester 201001
CM2760Photojournalism5Semester 201001
LG302Comparative European Politics5Semester 215851

Year 3 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
CM262Radio Reporting10Semester 101001
CM3004Social and Mobile Journalism5Semester 201001
CM3012Video Storytelling5Semester 101001
CM368Newsdays5Year long01001
CM372INTRA5Autumn Semester01002
CM37500Journalism Portfolio15Year long01002
CM3860Entrepreneurial Journalism5Semester 201001

Year 3 Optional Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
CM2003AData Journalism5Semester 201001
CM3008Perspectives on Polit. & Fin. Journalism5Semester 101001
CM3011Climate Change and the Media5Semester 101001
CM3013Peace and Conflict Journalism5Semester 101001
CM3100Press and Public Relations5Semester 101001
UM404Uaneen - Contributing Module5Year long01001
UM405Uaneen Non-Contributing Module5Year long01001

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