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Course summary

Learn how to find, publish and execute your own stories across a multitude of platforms, including print, web and social media, ensuring you gain the essential skills and knowledge to become a top-class multimedia reporter. Course description News reporting requires expertise in creating and publishing digital content, alongside a solid grasp of traditional skills and knowledge - take this degree and you’ll develop both. You will harness your knowledge in our newsrooms and out in the city during our production newsdays. You'll also work with a team to publish your stories on Sheffield Wire – a real, public-facing news website with its own social media channels. You'll apply your learning in a huge variety of ways: news writing, web publishing, shorthand, social media management, video production and media law and ethics - all in the process of hunting down and writing up stories to meet real-time deadlines with your team. As well as the core reporting skills required by employers, you’ll also be exposed to innovative journalism techniques, which will put you a step ahead when it comes to landing your first job. Our course is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists and is renowned within the industry as one of the best in the UK. We'll give you access to international, national and regional news providers on a myriad of platforms during both teaching time and exciting work placements. Our alumni are intelligent and successful journalists who are excellent at both traditional newswriting and digital mobile journalism. Accreditation Accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The National Council for the Training of Journalists

How to apply

International applicants

Overall IELTS score of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 undergraduate honours degree. We may also consider your application if you do not meet the standard academic requirements but you have considerable work experience in a media-related role. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.


Fees and funding

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Journalism at University of Sheffield - UCAS