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Course summary

Learn to produce powerful stories for multiple platforms, so you can be part of the next generation of journalists, content creators or social media managers. This is a highly practical and flexible journalism degree.

  • Journalism at Derby has been rated Top 30 in the Guardian University Guide 2023
  • Gain practical experience of researching and producing stories in multiple formats: online, print, audio and video
  • You'll publish your work on our online platform for students and get the chance to join a student-run communications agency, which works with real clients and local news outlets
  • Hear the latest insights from the industry and build contacts — through work experience, guest speakers, and events such as Employability Day and Journalism Week
  • Benefit from our outstanding facilities, which include TV and radio studios fitted with the latest equipment, as well as Mac suites and a newsroom equipped with leading software
  • Build a versatile skillset that's relevant to many careers within and beyond journalism, including in social media, content creation, PR, advertising, corporate communications, or the wider creative industries.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 7.0; with at least IELTS 6.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14900 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 £14900 Year 1

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