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BA (Hons)Journalism

University of Winchester
United Kingdom, Winchester
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Overview

Journalism at Winchester is a practical course providing an excellent grounding for a career in all areas of journalism including broadcast, print, periodical and e-journalism. Students study topics including politics, law, history, philosophy, literature and the arts.

Work placement: Students are given support to help secure work placements during study.

Fact: Student journalists won Best TV Newsday at the 2014 BJTC Awards. This is the third consecutive year the University won this category.

Fact: There is a student-run online news resource – Winchester News Online – which provides campus news in addition to the latest
news, politics and sport from Hampshire and the South East.

Programme structure

Practical training includes broadcasting production, web design, news and feature writing, plus other skills of contemporary journalism. It hones presentation and written skills, and ensures that graduates can keep up with the fast pace of 24-hour news and the newsroom.

There are opportunities to manage the news production process and coordinate teams undertaking the key newsroom tasks, initiating stories and gathering news information, writing copy, subediting and editing copy to produce news. Simulated news days form an important part of the learning experience but there are also opportunities to contribute to broadcast programmes and print publications within and outside the University.

There is an emphasis on the application of the scientific method to news reporting, to promoting the public understanding of science and to an understanding of matters relating to evidence, truth and justice.

The University is a member of the Innocence Network UK, and the course has an emphasis on law, the criminal justice system, public affairs and politics.

Students are supported to seek work placements during study and employment thereafter to assist in the process of a successful career in journalism.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States