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Bachelor of Arts with Honours [BA (Hons)] Journalism

Course Specification: Core Award Data

Course Specification: Student Learning Experience

 

  Full-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CB1289   The Media Business 15 SCQF 7  
  CB1290   Visual Culture and Design 30 SCQF 7  
  CB2272   News Writing 15 SCQF 8  
    Total for Semester:   60  
 
  Full-Time
  Stage 1   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  BS1258   Introduction To Media Law 15 SCQF 7  
  CB1259   Broadcast Journalism and Production 30 SCQF 7  
  CB1288   Digital Media Platforms And Practices 15 SCQF 7  
    Total for Semester:   60  
 
    Total for Stage: 120    
 
  Full-Time
  Stage 2   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CB2157   Features Writing 15 SCQF 8  
  CB2274   Principles And Practice Of Reporting 30 SCQF 8  
  CB2291   Media Semiotics And Discourse 15 SCQF 8  
    Total for Semester:   60  
 
  Full-Time
  Stage 2   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CB2253   Public Relations 15 SCQF 8  
  CB2257   Web Design 15 SCQF 8  
  CB3924   Magazine Journalism 30 SCQF 9  
    Total for Semester:   60  
 
    Total for Stage: 120    
 
  Full-Time
  Stage 3   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CB3157   Applied News Production 30 SCQF 9   C
  CB3170   Study Abroad 6 15 SCQF 9   A
  CB3341   Study Abroad 5 15 SCQF 9   A
  CB3343   Study Abroad 7 15 SCQF 9   A
  CB3344   Study Abroad 8 15 SCQF 9   A
  CB3350   Media History 15 SCQF 9   C
  CB3984   Professional Practice (12 week) 60 SCQF 9   B
  CB3985   Professional Practice (Year long) -- SCQF 9   D
  Choose 1 option module from the following group:
  
Rt:C
  BS2271   Advanced Law For Journalists 15 SCQF 8  
  CBM036   Politics and the Media 15 SCQF 11  
  Note: Route totals are not equal ->   Totals for Semester:   Route A: 60
Route B: 60
Route C: 60
Route D: 0
 
Route A - Study Abroad Route
Route B - Placement route for students undertaking study abroad in Semester 2
Route C - Taught route
Route D - Professional Practice (Year long)
 
  Full-Time
  Stage 3   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CB3347   Study Abroad 9 15 SCQF 9   B
  CB3348   Study Abroad 10 15 SCQF 9   B
  CB3349   Study Abroad 11 15 SCQF 9   B
  CB3926   Research in the Creative Industries 30 SCQF 9   A
  CB3942   Study Abroad 12 15 SCQF 9   B
  CB3984   Professional Practice (12 week) 60 SCQF 9   C
  CB3985   Professional Practice (Year long) 120 SCQF 9   D
  Choose 1 option module from the following group:
  
  CB3011   Creative And Cultural Business News 30 SCQF 9  
  CB3983   Professional Practice (6 week) 30 SCQF 9  
  Note: Route totals are not equal ->   Totals for Semester:   Route A: 30
Route B: 60
Route C: 60
Route D: 120
 
Route A - Taught route with an option for a short placement
Route B - Study Abroad Route
Route C - Full Semester Placement
Route D - Professional Practice (Year long)
 
    Total for Stage: 135    
 
  Full-Time
  Stage 4   Semester 1 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CB4020   Media Strategy and Innovation 15 SCQF 10  
  CB4302   Research Methods 15 SCQF 10  
  CBM131   Digital Journalism In Practice 15 SCQF 11  
  Choose 1 option module from the following group:
  
  CB4160   Postmodern Culture 15 SCQF 10  
  CB4173   Celebrity Culture 15 SCQF 10  
    Total for Semester:   60  
 
  Full-Time
  Stage 4   Semester 2 CREDITS LEVEL  
  CB4322   Research Project 30 SCQF 10  
  CB4326   Investigative Journalism 15 SCQF 10  
  Choose 1 option module from the following group:
  
  CB4257   Political Communication 15 SCQF 10  
  CB4276   Women And The Media 15 SCQF 10  
    Total for Semester:   60  
 
    Total for Stage: 120    
 
 

 

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