Undergraduate

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This could be you!

Learn the skills you need to be a modern day journalist or TV producer

Tell powerful stories

Whether you're interested in a journalism career, or looking for a creative future producing exciting digital content for TV and video audiences, we've got the undergraduate programme for you. Whether you see yourself in front of the camera, behind the lens, in the director's chair, part of the script-writing team, creating an award-winning podcast or writing for a news team, one of our BA programmes have the answer. 

NCTJ accredited

Our fully accredited programmes meet the NCTJ's rigorous requirements, enabling you to graduate with an NCTJ Diploma as well as a degree.

No 1 in the UK for student satisfaction

Our 2020 students gave us a 97.67% overall satisfaction rating for our Journalism BA - the highest in the UK.

Journalism BA

Learn how to tell powerful stories and gain crucial industry experience with our three-year Journalism BA - you'll gain all the skills and industry links you need for a career in this most exciting and invigorating industry. 

You study for an honours degree while simultaneously preparing for the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Diploma in Journalism. 

You can complete modules in reporting and writing, convergent journalism, history, and law and politics. In your final year, you can choose from a range of elective modules including sports journalism, travel journalism, reporting conflict, propaganda, and advanced multimedia storytelling. You can also choose to complete a long-form investigative journalism project, a dissertation, or a 30-minute television show.

Undergraduate courses

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