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BA (Hons)Journalism

University of Portsmouth
United Kingdom, Portsmouth
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Overview

Do you want to study the UK’s best Journalism undergraduate degree? Our BA (Hons) Journalism course has been awarded the Best Performing Undergraduate Course for 2017-18 by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). This is based on the number of students gaining the Gold Standard for the NCTJ Diploma in Journalism.

The profession of journalism has evolved rapidly over the last few years and the skills you need to excel as a journalist have changed. If you want to hold those in power to account and keep the public informed, educated and entertained, this NCTJ-accredited BA (Hons) Journalism degree course prepares you for a career in this field.

From learning how to webcast, layout magazine spreads and create video reports to the important skills of uncovering and writing breaking stories to deadline, you’ll learn how to make the most of everything that today’s 24-hour rolling news culture throws at you.

Whether your interests lie in news reporting, coverage of sport or reviewing the latest films and music, you’ll develop the essential skills and experience to send you to the top of any editor’s wish list.

Career opportunities

Having an NCTJ-accredited degree and NCTJ Diploma in Journalism gives you many career options. Previous students have gone on to work in areas such as:

national, regional and local newspapers
magazines
radio and television stations
online publications
public relations
corporate communications and marketing
digital marketing and social media

Roles they’ve gone on to include:

trainee reporter
social media editor
campaign assistant
public relations account executive
digital marketing executive
sports reporter

Other graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful freelancing careers with help and support from the University.

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