Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Journalism

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Course summary

This professionally accredited course will develop the skills you’ll need for a rewarding career in this dynamic, growing sector. As part of your course you’ll:

  • Gain newsgathering skills and experience in modern journalism
  • Understand the practice and principles of contemporary journalism including fairness and accuracy
  • Create multimedia news content for print, digital and broadcast platforms
  • Have access to purpose-built facilities including computer suites, TV and radio studios, and a dedicated newsroom

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Journalism Practice & Principles
  • Digital Publishing
  • Introduction to Media Law
  • Reporting
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Journalism Skills 1
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Futures: the Evolution of Media
  • The Public Sphere
  • Digital Newsdays
  • Broadcast Newsdays
  • Writing Features
  • Media Law in Context
  • Government & Political Context in the UK
  • Journalism Skills 2
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Magazine Production
  • Multiplatform Newsdays
  • Magazine Newsdays
  • Journalism Skills 3
  • Journalism Project OR Dissertation
In addition choose from a list of Year 3 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P500
Institution code:
L27
Campus name:
City CampusC
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
96%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Journalism at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS