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UK has always been the first choice to study journalism as London is known to be the media capital of the Europe. UK universities are consistently ranked in the world top 100. Journalism degree is one of the oldest and most esteemed courses in the UK. The role and status of journalism has experienced great changes over the last twenty years with development in digital technology. It has been growing more and at a faster rate than almost any other subject in British higher education. Journalism Studies combines all the elements of a good Arts degree with focus on best practice in core skills, overview of specialist areas, a style guide and legal and ethical issues to prepare you for a career in both traditional and emerging journalist roles. Journalism is the practice of investigation and reporting of events, issues, and trends to a broad audience. Some universities offer optional placement in final year during undergraduate study. Students acquire superb industry links to gain experience at leading news organisations which is invaluable experience and has a significant impact on their graduate employment. 

Why Study Journalism in UK universities?

There are numerous reasons for choosing to study Journalism at a UK university:

  • Studying Journalism at a UK university will give you access to the best quality education available, with UK universities consistently ranking in the world top 100.
  • It enhances your writing skills, news sense, curiosity and an eye for unusual.
  • It teaches you skills and principles and the latest multi-channel and digital techniques.
  • Journalism provides a forum for analysis and debate of all issues in the modern media.
  •  You will be an effective journalist across a range of platforms.
  •  The courses are fully accredited by the NCTJ (The National Council for the Training of Journalists) and the BJTC (Broadcast Journalism Training Council).

Course modules can include: Majors:

  • Journalism Studies
  • Media Journalism
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Print Journalism
  • Fashion Journalism
  • International Journalism
  • Magazine Journalism
  • Science Journalism
  • Newspaper Journalism

Course modules can include: Majors:

  • Journalism Studies
  • Media Journalism
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Print Journalism
  • Fashion Journalism
  • International Journalism
  • Magazine Journalism
  • Science Journalism
  • Newspaper Journalism
  • Web Journalism

What qualifications do I need to study Journalism in the UK?

  • For undergraduate study requires good scores in 12th grade (ICS, CBSE, State Board, A levels, International Baccalaureate)
  • For postgraduate study a good honours degree in relevant or any subject (Varies in accordance to the course requirement) from a recognized UK institution or its international equivalent or relevant professional experience
  • If English is not your first language you normally need an IELTS score of at least 6.5.

 

University bases its selection criteria on the relevant experience and potential for development. Previous experience of journalism is preferable, but not necessary. Broad experience or knowledge of sport is helpful.

 

For detailed information on the application and admission process kindly contact our counsellors.


Where Should I study Journalism?

 

UK institutions and universities which consistently appear top in the rankings for Journalism are:

  • City University London
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Sussex
  • University of Cardiff
  • Brunel University
  • Kingston University
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of Bournemouth
  • University of London
  • University of Huddersfield
  • Internexus London
  • Queens Mary, University on London
  • Roehampton University
  • Swansea, University of Wales
  • University of East London
  • University of Ulster
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • University of Strathclyde
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • University of Westminster
  • University of Glamorgan
  • University College Falmouth
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Sunderland
  • University of Plymouth
  • Glasgow Caledonia University
  • University of Salford
  • University of the West of England, Bristol
  • University of Buckingham
  • University of Sheffield
  • West London College
  • University of Northumbria
  • University of Brighton
  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • University of Stirling
  • University of London, Birkbeck college
  • University of Derby
  • London Metropolitan University
  • Thames Valley University
  • University of Ulster
  • Middlesex University
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • Leeds Metropolitan University
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