|Study location||United Kingdom, Colchester Campus|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
A-levels: BBB, including one essay-based subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Help the general public understand the complex world of finance and commerce. Explain how the economy is fluctuating. Expose the scandalous stories hiding within big businesses.
This course offers the unique opportunity to expand your knowledge of business management practices whilst growing your journalistic prowess, developing an array of transferable skills across both disciplines. In the digital age, where demand for news is at an all-time high, we help you to develop your own journalistic style and ability to find and share a story that is engaging and powerful.
You explore a wide spectrum of business and management topics ranging from strategy and organisational behaviour, to marketing. This is intertwined with the practical journalism component of this course, where you develop your skills in using multi-media channels such as radio, television and online media, and deepen your knowledge of journalism on an international scale.
This course gives you flexibility to choose the areas of the subject that most interest you.
Topics may include:
journalism in practice
human resource management
During your final year, you have the opportunity to bring all aspects of the course together in a final multimedia project on a subject linked to the business element of your studies.
As a student at one of the UK’s leading social science institutions, ranked 4th in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014), you are uniquely placed to acquire a deep understanding of the world you report on. You have the opportunity to join our Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies which is ranked among the top 200 departments on the planet for English language and literature (QS 2017). Your management modules are taught by Essex Business School, ranked the UK’s top 25 for research excellence (REF 2014). We champion responsible management, business ethics and sustainability in our teaching and are committed to making organisations better places to do business.
This course provides you with a wide variety of skills, so as an Essex journalism and business management graduates are equipped to embark on a wide range of career paths. By combining communication and practical multi-media skills with an understanding of business, this course gives you the flexibility to explore a career in journalism, as well as roles in management, publicity and content marketing upon graduation.
You compile an impressive portfolio of published work and complete a detailed multimedia project linked to business management in your final year, allowing you to offer real evidence of your range and capabilities to future employers.
You become familiar with production techniques in television, radio, online and newspaper journalism, and have the option to gain advanced skills in specific areas in your final year.
Digital technology encourages entrepreneurship, which your business management studies will prepare you for. This allows young journalists to work outside traditional employment routes with established media organisations in favour of creating their own niche brand online.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.