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Are you excited by the fast-paced world of radio, TV, social media and digital news? Do you want to be part of this fiercely competitive and constantly evolving industry? Kick-start your career by studying Broadcast Journalism at our award-winning Centre for Journalism. Broadcast Journalism is a vocational degree that will develop your practical broadcast skills and expose you to the reality of delivering news to a range of audiences. You'll gain detailed knowledge and understanding of the key historical, political, economic, social and cultural contexts of the news media, as well as developing the vital knowledge of media law required for broadcasting. You'll learn how to write for the broadcast media, as well as developing transferable multi-media skills relevant for broadcast journalism, content creation and other news-related communication fields. Experience is crucial, so you'll put your broadcast journalism skills into practice by completing professional work placements in each year of your degree. This will include live broadcasting for Bradford Community Radio and TV reporting for our news magazine show Yorkshire Voice. You'll also have the opportunity to gain additional work experience in your final year with our Professional Learning through Work module, which involves working with an employer on a live, long-term project. Our course is highly valued by employers thanks to its Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) accreditation, which recognises its relevance and responsiveness to the operational demands of the broadcast industry. Placement opportunities We are one of only a few UK universities to build professional work placements into every degree. You'll complete professional work placements during each year of your degree, working in local radio stations including the BBC and commercial radio, regional and local television and production companies. You'll complete professional work placements during each year of your degree, working in local radio stations which could include the BBC and commercial radio, regional and local television and production companies. Graduate opportunities You'll graduate ready to work in a newsroom environment, with broadcast news providers in public and commercial sectors, at production companies and in social media roles. Our recent graduates work in television production companies, as radio presenters and as producers.
On this degree you will study a range of modules. You will be introduced to the writing, researching and technical skills relevant to working in broadcast at Level 4. During Level 5, you will put these skills to the test in six-weeks of live production and at the start of Level 6 you will undertake an industry placement. Throughout the programme, you will study media law and develop your understanding of the social, economic and ethical issues relating to the news media.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Broadcast Journalism Training Council
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2020.
If you already have a 2020 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.