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BA (Hons)Journalism (Sandwich)

Solent University
United Kingdom, Southampton
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Overview

Solent University’s Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations subject area was ranked 17th in the Guardian University League Tables 2019.
The range of career options ahead of you is huge. And our journalism graduates can be found in almost every sector of journalism and communications – at the BBC, Sky and other internationally renowned media companies; in digital start-ups, in magazines, PR, politics and corporate comms and marketing.

Our journalism students graduate with great analytical and multimedia skills, and a strong grasp of journalistic ethics – plus the professional confidence that will let you jump straight into a graduate job. Intensely career-focused, the course will fast-track your ambition in journalism or any part of the fast-changing media landscape.

Real-world experience is vital for your career, so the degree offers work placements and portfolio-building. Plus regular production ‘news days’, where live output including location shooting with mobile phones combines with traditional news production for a digital platform. Our studios, technology and software are state-of-the-art, and among the best in the country.

You’ll be taught by industry professionals and academics who’ll help you find your voice, as a writer, director, producer or presenter. Guest lectures from top industry professionals will help you make contacts and get real-life understanding of the job you want to do.

At Solent you don’t just study journalism, you do it. On top of our modern facilities, we keep up with the latest changes in the media. Our reputation and track record in producing industry-ready graduates speak for themselves.

Career opportunities

Our graduates become reporters, writers, editors and media producers of all kinds; and the skills you will develop are also ideal for a wide range of other careers in everything from corporate PR to teaching to advocacy.

Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • Online and newspaper news reporting
  • TV and radio reporting
  • Online video
  • Specialist reporting (fashion, sport, motoring, arts…)
  • Writing, editing and publishing
  • Feature writing
  • TV and radio documentary
  • PR and marketing
  • Corporate communications
  • Press officer (police, government departments etc.)
  • Political advocacy, pressure groups
  • Research
  • Teaching
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