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Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
Journalism

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Entry Criteria 12th Pass
Duration 3 Years
Location Chennai & Belfast, UK
Fees ₹225,000 + taxes
Next intake Sept / Feb
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Your Journey!

After Ulster, we also provide two year work visa.

KCIC (First 2 years)

Year 1 – Level 4 – Certificate
Year 2 – Level 5 – Diploma

Ulster (Final year)

Year 3 – Bachelors in Ulster

Membership

National Council for the Training of Journalists

Post Study Work Visa for Two Years

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Your career in Journalism

BA (Hons) Journalism at Ulster gives you a wide range of potential career options in the expanding field. Many graduates will go on to join a local newspaper, magazine or digital news service as trainees. Others will use their skills in information gathering, research, verification, media production software etc to go into related fields like public relations, recruitment, research or marketing communications. Others will go on to do masters at Ulster University which provides both a masters degree and professional accreditation by the industry’s National Council for the Training of Journalists.

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What you will study

You will take modules that give you a good basic grounding in the academic study of the media & in practical journalism. And modules that introduce you to critical issues in journalism (history, sociology, economics, research methodology & technology), journalism law & regulation, journalism practice (newsgathering, report writing, sub-editing, page design & production, audio & audio-visual, broadcast journalism techniques).

Syllabus

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies and projects

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Industry Focused Program

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Industry Connections

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Professional Recognition

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Details

On completion of the undergraduate degree, there are many options to pursue a master degree qualification. Ulster University will grant you a maximum recognition of prior learning for the master degree based on completed undergraduate studies.

When you choose to study at the UU,you get to experience the best of both worlds – a great degree and exposure to UU industry partners.

Accreditation by the industry’s National Council for the Training of Journalists.

Ulster ranks #2 in Northern Ireland.

We create engaging student learning experiences!

Curriculum integrates creativity, innovation and technology — to create inspiring learning experiences for students

Promote innovation in learning — empowering teaching staff to integrate the best of online and face-to-face experience

Enable students to engage with new ideas online before class — so that they can benefit from active and collaborative experiences in innovative learning spaces on campus

Implemented evidence-based good practice in teaching and learning — promoting interactive, engaging and personal learning experiences for our students

Collaborative work-integrated learning, internships and transdisciplinary learning outcomes, along with authentic assessments — to give our students the skills needed to succeed in the workplace

Ulster University

You’ll receive Bachelor of Science (Hons) Journalism from Ulster University, Belfast, UK upon successful completion of the program in UK. This degree is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists

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Certificate & Memberships

You will also receive a BTEC Diploma Certificate in Humanities include enhanced work-related curriculum that is designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways equipping students with the right skills and competencies.

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Industry Projects and Case Studies

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries.

  • 16+ Real world Case study
  • Practical & Assignment based assessments
  • Work integrated learning with Industry partners
  • First two years of the program is designed and developed Pearson, UK
  • Get mentored by Industry professionals
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Accuracy in Journalism

Jack, an opinion writer, submits a piece condemning affirmative action policies in the university’s admission process. He argues that such policies are racist because they consider race, rather than merit, as a criterion. Elena, the editor-in-chief, reviews the article before publication. She was unaware of the university’s use of affirmative action in admissions. She contacts the Admissions Office to inquire about the application review process, and learns that the university does not practice affirmative action. Elena believes that opinion pieces must be rooted in facts – even if the paper has made it clear that it does not endorse the viewpoints on opinion pages.

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Catchy title or needless deception

Deana began pursuing a story on a pharmaceutical company which had recently come out with a possible cancer treatment. After a thorough investigation, Deana’s own research raised questions about the key drug in the treatment. In the 1970s it had been found to dangerously cut off the blood supply in pregnant women. The development of the medicine was still in its early stages and Deana wanted to make it clear in her report that it had yet to pass all the required tests. The promotions department wanted to title her piece: The Answer to Cancer.” But Deana disagreed as she felt the title didn’t agree with the tone of the article.

The KCIC Advantage

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    What's Included in the Fees

    • Study/aquire 240 credit SU points in KCIC
    • Pearson BTEC L5 award (Journalism) – 240 credits
    • Year 3 transfer paperwork & Assistance
    • Visa & housing support
    • Bank loan guidance & assistance
    • Exam fess
    • eBooks & Studio charges
    • Portal access to LMS
    • Software access

    Instructors

    Learn from India’s top Humanities faculty and industry leaders

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    Prof. Francesca Lacopi

    School of Electrical and Data Engineering

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    Prof. Joanne Tipper

    Head Of School, Biomedical Engineering

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    Prof. Paul Kennedy

    School of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

    Testimonial

    Very content with my learning at KCIC, learning two years of my international program here has reduced the cost of study abroad by 60%, and I am excited about my international career.

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    KCIC offers a different learning environment, unconventional educational methods, with opportunities combined with industrial visits, workshops, and other things, to compete at international level.

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    I was studying Aeronautical in a traditional college, hearing Cornerstone I shifted from Bangalore and joined here. The foundation year started with direct aerospace units, unlike other colleges.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    First, two years at Chennai campus is limited to 20-25 students per class. Every year we plan to recruit 250 to 300 students across all departments giving them the assured transfer to Melbourne campus. However, the final years at the Melbourne campus gives you the multicultural environment with 81,000 students studying across the RMIT.

    Kings Cornerstone will provide fundamental tools and equipment required for the first two years. The first two years at Kings Cornerstone is a solid foundation to advanced learning at RMIT Melbourne. Since the final years are planned in Melbourne, the facilities provided to students are world-class. They access the same materials, tools, technology what is currently used in the industry.

    Take a virtual tour to RMIT manufacturing facility that you have access during the final years at Melbourne. Check out ‘This is Engineering at RMIT’, ‘EMBER – an engineering innovation’ RMIT’s New Academic Street and Telstra Challenge Projects at RMIT.

    Most students enrol in our programs seeking a continuing career in their preferred field. The return on investment is very high if you chose to work in Melbourne, London, Toronto and Dublin when compared to the salaries paid in India. So, we recommend students seeking global career to enrol. If you are looking to return to India or seeking local placements or local jobs, then you don’t need to study at Kings Cornerstone or take study abroad route, there are plenty on good local institutions in India who can help.

    We are looking for a passionate learner willing to study realistically, apply reasoning and ability to learn by doing, but not someone who can memorise and write the whole book without practised knowledge. Hence, your higher secondary results do not make any weight in the selection process, except for your functional abilities. Your entry to our programs depends on your statement of purpose and a personal interview with the academic board but not your higher secondary marks. So plan well for your admission interview and rationalising SOP.

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