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    Film Studies
    English Language
    Psychology
    Sociology

    I hope to do a degree in Journalism and then a postgraduate degree but not sure what that will be in.

    I like all four subjects and I think I can do very well in them all.

    What do you think?
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    Are u good at English Literature? I think you should take that instead...or take English Lang and Lit. But other than that I think the other options are awesome =)
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    I agree, take english lit.
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    film studies is blacklisted by many uk unis. english lit is useful. another language such as spanish may be more viable.
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    (Original post by Rayman45)
    Film Studies
    English Language
    Psychology
    Sociology

    I hope to do a degree in Journalism and then a postgraduate degree but not sure what that will be in.

    I like all four subjects and I think I can do very well in them all.

    What do you think?
    If i were you i'd chose English Literature rather than English Language as it will be more relevant to your journalism degree and universities tend to look at it more favourably, or so i hear. I did Film Studies at college and tbh i found it a waste of time, but that could just be me. If you really enjoy it then i'd say go for it, although i don't think it's really classed as a respected subject by universities.
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    I will choose english literature rather than language. Also a language or maths will make you stand out from all the other applicants.

    Good Luck
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    [QUOTE=BellaBoo]If i were you i'd chose English Literature rather than English Language as it will be more relevant to your journalism degree QUOTE]

    I did English Language and I think it would actually be more beneficial than Literature as you learn about a variety of writing styles and look at lanugage from quite a technical perspective, which can help make your own writing more effective. That said, if you can do both I would as you can always drop one after As level. Haven't heard great things about mixed lang and lit though (but that may have just been my college).

    Otherwise, good mix of subjects for Journalism I reckon. Film studies may not be accepted by some unis but if you're not aiming to get into any of the top 10 (or whatever) I think it's a fun and relevant subject.

    Good luck
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    oh yeah and definitely do a lanugage if you can!!
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    Definitely take English Literature, probably best to swap Film studies for English Lit. it'll give you a stronger combination at least, Film studies is considered to be a very weak subject, whereas English Literature is a strong choice. Looked through Journalism courses on UCAS, the random selection I looked at didn't ask specifically for English Lit. but one asked for work experience within Journalism, which would be a good idea for any course if you can get it, and I noticed that there were a lot of universities which offered Journalism only as a combined course with another subject such as English, so taking a stronger subject such as English Lit. will open up your choices and improve your profile in comparison with other applicants.

    Entry requirements for Kent are quite interesting (note where it says it prefers three it means that you will be at a disadvantage if you only take two), if you wanted to go somewhere like that you'd certainly need stronger subjects:
    http://search.ucas.com/cgi-bin/hsrun...?n=974816#CSRA

    Here's the list of Journalism courses on UCAS, as you can see there's a range of requirements:
    http://search.ucas.com/cgi-bin/hsrun...ALISM&single=N

    And the tsr wiki page on journalism:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/Journalism
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    (Original post by skipp)
    Definitely take English Literature, probably best to swap Film studies for English Lit. it'll give you a stronger combination at least, Film studies is considered to be a very weak subject, whereas English Literature is a strong choice. Looked through Journalism courses on UCAS, the random selection I looked at didn't ask specifically for English Lit. but one asked for work experience within Journalism, which would be a good idea for any course if you can get it, and I noticed that there were a lot of universities which offered Journalism only as a combined course with another subject such as English, so taking a stronger subject such as English Lit. will open up your choices and improve your profile in comparison with other applicants.

    Entry requirements for Kent are quite interesting (note where it says it prefers three it means that you will be at a disadvantage if you only take two), if you wanted to go somewhere like that you'd certainly need stronger subjects:
    http://search.ucas.com/cgi-bin/hsrun...?n=974816#CSRA

    Here's the list of Journalism courses on UCAS, as you can see there's a range of requirements:
    http://search.ucas.com/cgi-bin/hsrun...ALISM&single=N

    And the tsr wiki page on journalism:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/Journalism
    Thanks.

    And thanks to everyone.
 
 
 
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