Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Broadcast Journalism

On this course, students learn some of the skills needed to start working in a broadcast news environment, as well as adapting to the disciplines of working under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have studied to degree level or equivalent, or have considerable experience in a related field; candidates must also be able to demonstrate outstanding ability and potential, as well as excellent spoken and written English.

Course modules

Broadcast journalism and law; radio and television skills; newsroom practice; reporting institutions; professional studies.

Assessment methods

There is 1 exam for law; all assessments get students to put into practice the skills, knowledge and experience gained in modules.

Sponsorship information

BBC, Central TV and Heart FM; available via course director.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 6,195 per Whole course (home fees) 25 weeks
PgDip Full-time £ 11,500 per Whole course (overseas fees) 25 weeks
PgDip Full-time £ 6,195 per Whole course (EU fees) 25 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campuses Birmingham B4 7XG West Midlands

Key information

Course Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5595.