On the practical side, you will learn how to find, write, edit and produce news and features for the print media, radio, television and the internet. To support this, you will learn about media law and ethics, plus the machinery of government, and learn how to apply this knowledge to your own journalism.
As you progress, you can pick up specialist skills from optional modules, including shorthand and periodical journalism. This journalism degree also includes a programme of intellectually rigorous education, with compulsory modules in media theory and a major dissertation in the third year.
The following modules are attached to this award:
Introduction to Journalism 1
Introduction to Journalism 2
Journalism Law, Ethics and Regulation
An Introduction to Media Theory
Social Media for Broadcasting and Journalism
Print and Magazine Journalism
Researching Media, Culture and Communications
Creative Industries Collaborative Practice
Major Journalism Project
Further Law, Ethics and Regulations for Journalists
Dissertation in Media and Cultural Studies
Creative Industries Professional Practice
Learning and teaching methods
Our journalism degree will be taught through lectures, seminars, practical workshops and simulations.