Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Journalism

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Course summary

Available for September or January intakes (Year 1 entry only for January). Summary: Our BA (Hons) Journalism degree, accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), offers a well-established entry point to one of the most challenging and sought-after graduate career paths. You are taught by industry professionals with a broad range of experience – in television, radio, print and online. Course details: Our aim is to ensure a high-quality student experience whilst meeting the needs of a rapidly transforming industry. Journalists graduating from Teesside are equipped with the necessary storytelling skills to succeed across multiple media platforms. You begin by learning the basics of original content creation – how to find a story, discover your individual voice, and expand your interests and knowledge. You understand how stories are reframed for digital and social media and how to set up your own website and generate revenue. Our unique multimedia platform Tside includes a website, social media channels, print publication and a radio show. Here you produce original journalism for a wide range of audiences. Whether your passion is sport, fashion, music or traditional news, we aim to ensure that you are industry-ready to take up your chosen career. After the course: A degree in journalism offers a well-established entry point into one of the most challenging and exciting careers. Graduates have taken up a range of roles at organisations such as BBC Tees, Sky Sports and Trinity Mirror.

Course details

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment method

A full range of the latest digital resources, software and digital recording equipment supports the newsroom environment. Independent and student-centred learning are encouraged in addition to taught sessions with staff. Theoretical work is delivered through illustrated lectures and seminars where there is opportunity for collective and lively discussion. The core learning, teaching and assessment tool for practical journalism is the Tside website which enables you to produce real content for a publicly facing platform. You also create your own digital platforms supported by the University an enabling you to develop open source web development skills. Work created as part of assessment builds a professional portfolio of content, which you are able to take out into industry and show prospective employers.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The National Council for the Training of Journalists

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
P501
Institution code:
T20
Campus name:
Teesside University
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
64%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK or Ireland here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education authority: gov.uk/student-finance.

Provider information

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Teesside University, Middlesbrough
Teesside University
Middlesbrough
Tees Valley
TS1 3BX


Clearing contact details

Clearing

01642 738400

Course Clearing information

Additional information

UK students: our Clearing line is open every weekday, 9.30am - 4.00pm. When you have received your results, call us or visit our website to use our online Clearing enquiry form for September 2022 intake. International students: visit www.tees.ac.uk/international for information on courses available for September 2023 intake. Alternatively, from 1 August, visit our website for information on a limited number of course vacancies available for September 2022 intake.


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