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Find the media and journalism course for you

From the best journalism course in the country, to media degrees that tick all the right boxes, your future career is in safe hands

Media and journalism courses cover entertainment and identity in the media, writing for the press, marketing, advertising across every platform from newspaper to radio to digital media, and critiquing the media's portrayal of areas such as conflict and democracy.

Whether you want to work in TV, write magazine articles, become a foreign correspondent, publisher or journalist, or create videos for social media, a course in the area of Media and Journalism will help you develop the skills to stand out from the competition.

Why study Media and Journalism?

  • Our BA (Hons) Journalism is the best in the country. The course was awarded the Best Performing Undergraduate Course for 2017-18 by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). This is based on the number of students gaining the Gold Standard for the NCTJ Diploma in Journalism.

  • Our Journalism courses were developed with input from experts working at The Sun and The Daily Mail, regional media groups such as Johnston Press, Newsquest and Trinity Mirror, and national public relations agencies.

  • On our Media degrees, you can learn about the past, present and possible futures of media around the world and be taught by widely published media experts.

  • Our facilities and resources are some of the best in the country and our experts have years of experience in the press industry.

  • You can do a placement year to get experience in the media or journalism field before you graduate. We have links with leading media organisations so can help you find a placement that matches your career ambitions.

Discover media and journalism

The city is so tight knit so you form close relationships with your course mates. The course leaders were also always available when you needed them, and pushed you when you sometimes wanted to give up. They always believed in me.

Sophie Curr, BA (Hons) Journalism

Professional accreditations

Our BA (Hons) Journalism degree is accredited by the NCTJ. Accreditation means you get top-quality teaching and up-to-date skills.