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Course summary

This course gives you the knowledge, skills and networks to pursue an exciting career in the multimedia world of journalism. Taught by staff with academic expertise and professional experience in journalism, you’ll receive training in TV, radio and digital production, alongside theoretical study. You’ll learn how to spot and investigate a story, then write, produce, record and edit your own stories in our industry-standard studios, editing rooms and media suites. You’ll explore ethical issues, the role of journalism in society and choose modules on topics ranging from documentary to citizen media. You’ll complete a work placement to gain experience and put your skills into practice. You can also get involved in Leeds University Union’s (LUU) award-winning student media societies. You can transfer to our BA Journalism and Media degree in later years, allowing you to study journalism into the broader context of media and communication and choose from a wider range of options.

Professional bodies

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

  • Broadcast Journalism Training Council

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
PJ59
Institution code:
L23
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

European Baccalaureate: 80% overall. We typically receive a high number of applications for this course. To ensure we treat all applications fairly, we may put your application on hold until after the UCAS deadline before making a final decision. All applications received before the UCAS deadline are guaranteed equal consideration. For further information visit our course page. This course is not accepting applications for deferred entry.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://courses.leeds.ac.uk/i074/journalism-ba


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7With no less than 6.5 in all any component.

If you're an international student and you don't meet the English language requirements for this course, you may be able to study our undergraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.

See alternative English language qualifications we accept.

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/projectleeds/info/123100/admissions/143/entry_requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
79%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For further information please see http://www.leeds.ac.uk/undergraduatefees
Journalism at University of Leeds - UCAS