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    Hey, I am about to apply for a journalism degree and have no qualifications that relate to journalism other than a Key Skills level 3 in communications.

    I have enough UCAS points but they are mainly in computer based courses and nothing to do with journalism.

    Should I be worried about this? I mean I have a good personal statement and I have family members who work for BBC news so have a little knowledge and experience in journalism?

    I just don't know if I will get accepted because of my lack of journalism based UCAS points.......
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    (Original post by iamdannib)
    Hey, I am about to apply for a journalism degree and have no qualifications that relate to journalism other than a Key Skills level 3 in communications.

    I have enough UCAS points but they are mainly in computer based courses and nothing to do with journalism.

    Should I be worried about this? I mean I have a good personal statement and I have family members who work for BBC news so have a little knowledge and experience in journalism?

    I just don't know if I will get accepted because of my lack of journalism based UCAS points.......
    That pretty much depends on the entry requirements of each university, and those may vary quite a lot from each other. What I recommend is that you visit the websites of the courses you are interested in and also send an enquiry email to the relevant departments, explaining your situation and asking for advice.
    My opinion is that, as long as you maintain a strong interest in journalism and your grades are good, there should be no major obstacle for you to enrol in such a course.
 
 
 
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