Are you passionate about people and stories? Do you want to find out what’s really going on in our society, and tell the world about it? If so, come to Huddersfield – your career in journalism starts here. We’ll support you to explore this fast-paced world – and equip you to enter it, as a rising media star. It’s our job to help you develop the skills and knowledge you’ll need to reach the audiences of the future. Not only will you master researching, reporting, interviewing and writing – you’ll also broaden your intellectual horizons and begin to see the bigger picture, with high-level thinking and analytical approaches. Why study Journalism at Huddersfield?
- You’ll create all kinds of professional content, from articles, magazines and blogs, to video and audio reports and social media output.
- Our top academics will help you develop a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges in the journalism of the future.
- With optional, specialist modules, you can tailor your degree to your own interests and career ambitions. You’ll meet a wide range of guest tutors and speakers, kickstarting your networking with industry experts.
Year 1 Core modules: Analysing Content Media Users, Audiences and Fans News Industries and Law Digital Communication Technology Digital Video and Audio Production Media Writing and Narrative Year 2 Core modules: From Studio to Social Media: Media Careers and Entrepreneurship Researching Digital Communication, Media and Culture Digital Activism Fandom and Participatory Media Reporting and Writing Option modules: Choose up to two from a list which may include: Television Journalism Digital Radio and Audio Production On-Screen Training: Becoming a Presenter Promotional Culture and PR Magazine Design and Production Sports Broadcasting and Commentary Year 3 - optional placement year Final Year Core modules: Political Reporting Research Dissertation Students not taking the optional placement year also take: Media Industry Project Option modules: Choose up to three from a list which may include: Writing Techniques Across Media Journalism Innovation and Enterprise Investigative Journalism Media and Globalisation Digital Streaming Platforms: YouTube, Netflix and Beyond The Multi-Platform Newsroom Video Shorts: Music, Advertising and Short film Digital Media, Data and Analysis Video Games and Culture
We use a variety of assessments, including video shorts, podcasts, newsroom days, audience research portfolios, essays, production pitches, data analytics, presentations, and dissertation. This allows you the ability to tailor your degree to fit your passions, interests and strengths.
How to apply
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
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
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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.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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