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    I intend on becoming a Journalist or Writer of some sort when I'm older but I'm stuck on what course to choose.
    I could do the following:
    -History
    -Philosophy

    Which is better for employability and preparation for a Journalism career?
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    Whichever you are most interested in. That may sound like a glib statement, but they're equal all other things considered for the purposes you indicated, and so following the one of most interest will increase the chances you will continually put in the necessary amount of work to get a good 2:1 at least, which is ostensibly the only requirement to work in media.
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    history.

    unless you do a dual philosophy degree, I wouldn't both with it.
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    History. History is written from the perspective of those with power, and understanding narrative perspective is important in professional journalism. History also develops a fully contextual understanding of a given situation (who/what/why/when/where/how), plus the ability to synthesise, condense and interpret a lot of material.
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    (Original post by artful_lounger)
    Whichever you are most interested in. That may sound like a glib statement, but they're equal all other things considered for the purposes you indicated, and so following the one of most interest will increase the chances you will continually put in the necessary amount of work to get a good 2:1 at least, which ostensibly the only requirement to work in media.
    Listen to your local Red Mage.
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    In terms of research skills and the ability to write then History, Politics, Sociology, Social Policy or Law.

    But as important will be a) that you enjoy the subject (and therefore are more likely to get a good degree result) and b) that you get involved in student journalism and relevant vacation work whilst you are Uni, c) you are prepared to put in the hard graft in a low level job (typically in region radio or a local paper) for a few years once you graduate.
 
 
 
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