Broadcast Journalism at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

The Broadcast Journalism degree BA(Hons) at University of Huddersfield is designed to prepare you for an exciting career in TV news, radio, podcasting, social media – or all these areas. Like society and technology, these industries are constantly changing, and we’ll give you the best possible grounding to succeed in the future. You’ll build your creative and technical skills in video and audio journalism and make the most of online and social tools. Meanwhile, by analysing the media and how we use it today, you’ll better understand 21st Century journalism. On this course, you’ll get hands-on with our impressive facilities, including TV and radio studios, professional cameras, editing software and more. Why Study Broadcast Journalism BA(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? You’ll learn from our leading academics about the challenges and opportunities facing broadcast journalism. Work placement opportunities will help you gain skills in a professional newsroom, where you’ll have the chance to produce news content across TV, radio and online - and to real-world deadlines. Following the course, you may go on to pursue a career within broadcasting, both digital and on TV, digital journalism, multimedia journalism, radio or more. You could opt to continue your education instead, on a television production course, in music journalism, sports journalism, media and popular culture, or publication studies. Recent graduates work at the BBC, ITV, and for a variety of other broadcasters† The course is accredited by The Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) ( Journalism at Huddersfield is also top in Yorkshire for Assessment and Feedback, scoring 93%, based on experimental statistics from the National Student Survey 2023. Plus, an impressive 100% of graduates from this course are in work and/or further study 15 months after graduating (Unistats 20/21 data, UK domiciled graduates) †Source: LinkedIn Professional Bodies The course is accredited by The Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) (, an important benchmark of quality recognised across the UK media industry. This will be reviewed in February 2025. At Huddersfield, you’ll study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you can gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include: • Analysing Content • Digital Communication Technology • Journalism Law Ethics and Policy • Digital Audio Production • Writing for Journalism • Digital Video Production. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

Our degrees seek to develop your creative, technical, and analytical skills, with your learning designed to help you succeed in the media, creative and cultural sectors. We thus work with a wide variety of teaching formats which alongside lectures, seminars, and workshops, include newsdays, work-based learning and placements, project work, dissertations, one-on-one and group supervision, and digital learning. We use a variety of assessments, including video shorts, podcasts, newsroom days, audience research portfolios, essays, production pitches, data analytics, presentations, and dissertation.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants who meet the entry criteria will be invited to interview to meet BJTC accreditation requirements. Applications from international students will be considered on an individual basis, and with advice from the University's International Office. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Broadcast Journalism at University of Huddersfield - UCAS