Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Broadcast Journalism

The aim of Broadcast Journalism degree is to impart a set of knowledge and skills that should enable any graduate of the course to compete effectively for any recognised entry level job in broadcast journalism. Practical work includes the coverage of live events such as courts, council meetings, press conferences, public meetings, sport and entertainment. Students are also expected to find stories on their own initiative from contacts they develop during the course. There are also plentiful opportunities to develop the skills need to produce and present radio and television news programmes and short features.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to hold a UK higher education degree of lower 2nd Class Honours or above, or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent. This requirement may be waived for students with appropriate alternative qualifications. In addition, applicants whose first language is not English must obtain an IELTS score of at least 7.5.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 16,626 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 7,290 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 13,236 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 2087 6185