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Course summary

Gain industry-relevant training on one of the UK's longest-running, most respected journalism courses, and prepare for a media career. Journalism at Edinburgh Napier University is one the most prestigious journalism degree courses available in Britain. We're the No. 6 journalism course in the UK, according to the Guardian University Awards 2017. Our course provides you with a critical understanding of the legal, political, economic and professional contexts of journalistic practice. You'll find yourself covering news from all walks of life – on live TV, radio or online news days. Our emphasis on employability means that you'll be taught by professional journalists about everyday life in the industry. And we'll introduce you to ways of gaining first-hand experiences in journalism –including work placements through our partnership with STV or other news organisations as well as a freelancer. We're committed to producing highly capable graduates with the strongest possible skillset. From the start, we treat you not just as a student, but as a working journalist, challenging you to produce work to industry standard so you can excel in a newsroom environment. Please visit our website for full course and module details.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
P301
Institution code:
E59
Campus name:
Merchiston Campus
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements Please note that this course allows Year 3 entry only. HND - Pass HND in Advertising & PR/TV Production/Creative Industries: Television /Audio Visual Techn/Creative Industries: Media & Communication, Film (or other related HND) with grade B in the Graded Unit.

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Interview

If academic conditions are met, after further scrutiny of the application, applicants may be invited to an interview/audition. Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £17580 Year 1
International £17580 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website - https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate
Television at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS