BA (Hons) Journalism with Placement Year

Course overview

Study level: Undergraduate

Journalism is a superb career for anyone with natural curiosity about people and the world around them.

Our course has been designed to offer professional insight and hands-on experience in industry standard TV and radio studios as we aim to provide you with top-level writing and social media skills.

  • You will get extensive time in our TV and Radio studios as well as learning from our team of industry practitioners. This is designed with the aim of you developing a wealth of transferable skills including self-confidence, excellent written and verbal communications and technical skills that can be applied in all areas of the communications industry.
  • As well as our team of industry practitioners you will also benefit from opportunities to hear from our Industry guest speakers, recent examples include a Channel 4 documentary producer/director, a BBC6 Music DJ, the diplomatic correspondent of The Times, a producer for Sky Sports, the head of Instagram and Snapchat for LADbible and a literary agent. (Subject to availability)
  • While you are with us, we will support you to find industry placements2, previous students have secured work experience and employment at Sky, the BBC, ITV, Coventry City football club, heat magazine and the New York Times amongst many others.
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£19,850 Per Year

International student tuition fee

4 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time