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    I need help deciding between Roehampton and London Met to do a BA Single Honours in Journalism. Any advice please?
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    Look at the modules and course structure of each degree, choose the one that looks most interesting.
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    Thanks for your reply.

    London Met is applying for accreditation and say it will have it before the end of the course, Roehampton does not have accreditation. How important is it?
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    (Original post by ChippyLad)
    Thanks for your reply.

    London Met is applying for accreditation and say it will have it before the end of the course, Roehampton does not have accreditation. How important is it?
    No accreditation does not mean anything.
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    (Original post by ChippyLad)
    I need help deciding between Roehampton and London Met to do a BA Single Honours in Journalism. Any advice please?
    Hi there!

    I'm Molly and I am part of the marketing team here at London Met, but I am also a BA Journalism graduate. I joined the journalism course here at LMU in 2013 and it was absolutely fantastic. I would do the three years over again if I could. The experience you get here with the journo department is great and one of a kind. You get the opportunity to interview great and interesting people. For example, I interviewed Jeremy Corbyn, another girl on the course interview Boris Johnson and so on. You get a real experience with lecturers who have been writing for mainstream newspapers for years all around the world. Lecturers include people who write for The Guardian and NME, who produce the news on the BBC and radio channels. The journalism lecturers are lovely, respond to emails within the hour (one even responded to me on Christmas Eve) and will help you every step of the way.

    You also get the chance to pad out your CV with much needed skills. Teeline shorthand, the Adobe Creative Suite, radio production, television production, writing for the Holloway Express, creating your own magazine from scratch, and the lecturers help you pitch your own ideas to the newspapers you want to freelance for. I was also editor of Verve (the university magazine) in my third year and this is a huge possibility for you as well!

    You'll attend amazing trips. You'll go to the Old Bailey and spend a day watching the trials, you'll go to the mayor's office, you'll go to the BBC and so much more. It really is a great time and a wonderful place to study.

    I would recommend the journalism course here at LMU to anybody who wants to be a writer, presenter, producer or even in marketing and PR.

    This video might be of interest to you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiK1EkJoRaE . This video is the soon-to-be graduates of journalism, including me, talking about why London Met is the place to study.

    If you have any questions or would like to know more, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

    Molly!
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    (Original post by ChippyLad)
    Thanks for your reply.

    London Met is applying for accreditation and say it will have it before the end of the course, Roehampton does not have accreditation. How important is it?
    Do the one with accreditation , I was told by my teacher when I studied media and journalism that to study journalism to go for accreditation . It is recognised by employers and also good chance to secure a job , than someone without it. Also make sure you do work experience to increase your chance of securing a job in journalism.
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    (Original post by Jessychocolate)
    Do the one with accreditation , I was told by my teacher when I studied media and journalism that to study journalism to go for accreditation . It is recognised by employers and also good chance to secure a job , than someone without it. Also make sure you do work experience to increase your chance of securing a job in journalism.
    Your teacher is wrong. It makes no difference.
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    (Original post by Snufkin)
    Your teacher is wrong. It makes no difference.
    he's been working in the industry for 15 years so im sure he knows what he's talking about. I also went to an opening day offering one with acreditation and one without. They also reccomended taking the one with accreditation. However , the one with accreditation is harder than the one without. But if your doing the one without you can still do postgraduate. But for me personally I would do the one with accreditation to save time.
 
 
 
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