University of Strathclyde
Journalism, Media and Communication and Law BA (Hons)
University of Strathclyde

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 180 graduates of Journalism, Media and Communication and Law BA (Hons) and other courses in Law at University of Strathclyde for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Law.

Overall student satisfaction
90 /100
180 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Law

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Law at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22500 £23000 £30500
25-75 percentile range £20500 - £27000 £19000 - £29000 £23500 - £37000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Law

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23406 £21587 £26378
25-75 percentile range £20067 - £27832 £16914 - £27860 £19792 - £35553

Course Description

Pursuing the BA in Journalism, Media and Communication will engage you in useful learning in a broad professional context, which includes a critical understanding of the media industry, while acquiring technical and professional skills in journalism, communication, information design and management, and using them in the dynamic media market of Glasgow and beyond. Law is concerned with the study of the obligations, duties and rights which every member of society has in relation to one another and to the state.

Why Journalism, Media and Communication and Law at Strathclyde?

Ranked 2nd in the UK for Communication & Media Studies (Complete University Guide 2022).

Learn the skills and practices of contemporary journalism in a digital, multimedia era.

Engage with the media and communication industry in Glasgow and beyond.

Enjoy our programme of visiting speakers from the world of broadcasting, publishing, communication and newspapers.

Enter your work in student competitions

Opportunities for media work placement experience

Your Career

Strathclyde Journalism, Media & Communications graduates have developed careers in national and local broadcast and print journalism, public relations, academic and commercial publishing, content creation for digital media, among many other areas.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Journalism, Media and Communication and Law BA (Hons) at University of Strathclyde

45% Administrative occupations
11% Artistic, literary and media occupations
9% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Caring personal services
3% Secretarial and related occupations
2% Finance Professionals
2% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
2%
2% Information Technology Professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Law

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Journalism, Media and Communication and Law, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Journalism, Media and Communication and Law BA (Hons)

Scotland £1820 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
EU £19600 year 1
International £19600 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde.

Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply.

For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Strathclyde in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Strathclyde in related subject specific rankings.

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #5 
    • #201 
    Social Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]

See all 32 university rankings of University of Strathclyde

About University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is a prominent research education institution situated in the city of Glasgow, Scotland. Awards and accolades are never far away from their name, having been recognised as university of the year on numerous occasions by Times Higher Education, as well as the 4th best in the UK for Student Satisfaction. The city itself is known for the friendly and humorous locals, as well as the diverse and international student population.

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