Course overview On our Journalism degree you’ll focus on producing stories and programmes about the subjects that interest you, using your skills in radio, TV, digital video or magazines. Why study with us
- Participate in our annual cJAM event. This is an innovative career event which attracts employers including Sky, BBC, ITV and high- profile Independent Producers like Nine Lives Media. The event enables students to secure placements with a diverse range of employers.
- Our course has two industry accreditations, the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council. The NCTJ recently crowned UCLan the top-performing Higher Education Course.
- From year one benefit from multi-platform newsdays, work placement, career development, voice and presentation training.
- You’ll have the opportunity to achieve three awards in one: a BA Hons degree, NCTJ Diploma and a BJTC Skills Certificate.
- Facilities include six fully-equipped newsrooms, three radio studios, TV studio and gallery, video editing suites, industry-standard TV cameras and radio/audio recorders, digital/mobile journalism reporting kits, and live news feeds from the Press Association.
- Across all three years, you’ll work individually and as part of a team, participating in radio, TV and digital news days.
- The NCTJ recognised UCLan as the top performing Higher Education course in the UK in 2022. We've gone through a rigorous inspection process to ensure that our course meets the latest industry standards. Your NCTJ Diploma forms an integral part of your studies.
- This course has been accredited by the BJTC and recognised as providing 'general excellence in broadcast journalism training'. The BJTC is an industry-led body offering accreditation to courses for aspiring journalists.
Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- The National Council for the Training of Journalists
- Broadcast Journalism Training Council
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
- Year 2
- Year 3
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7.5||with no component score less than 7.5|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|