Nottingham Trent University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Broadcast Journalism (Taught)

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Course summary

This BJTC accredited, practical course will prepare you to work in radio, TV and factual programming and will provide you with the essential skills which you’ll need to undertake a career within the multiplatform world of broadcasting. This journalism course is taught in our multimillion pound development based at the City Campus which hosts one of the largest newsrooms in the UK, a TV studio which has production facilities and three radio studios. The course is taught by our experienced staff members who have impressive experience in broadcasting, with many of our news days led by guest broadcasters from the BBC and commercial stations. You will become familiar with studios, be given professional voice training to help your presentation skills, and gain a solid grounding in media law, public administration, ethics and regulation. You will also work with other students on regular news days that replicate industry practice, producing news packages for radio, television and our online news blog. This hands-on course prepares you for the multi-platform world of broadcasting, with our graduates working in companies such as the BBC, ITN, Sky News and BAFTA.

Course details


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Professional bodies

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

  • Broadcast Journalism Training Council

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (minimum 2.1) and enthusiasm for, or experience of journalism. Applicants with a 2.2 and substantial experience will be considered. Applications from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in speaking and listening. All journalism applicants will be asked to submit a written piece as part of their application.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £16800 Year 1
England £9300 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9300 Year 1
Scotland £9300 Year 1
Wales £9300 Year 1
International £16800 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. Preparing for the financial side of student life is important, but there’s no need to feel anxious and confused about it. Please take a look at our website for information about sourcing grants, bursaries and scholarships, and much more.
Broadcast Journalism at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS