Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity University

Broadcast Journalism

The programme provides training in the techniques of broadcast news. Trainees spend one month on air where they produce radio bulletins and online material in real time for Bradford Community Broadcasting. During this period all of the Broadcast trainees gain experience in the roles of news editor, newsreader and reporter. Working to tight deadlines trainees also produce Yorkshire Voice regional news programme, showcasing their television skills, and its associated web content. Each edition is reviewed by senior industry figures.

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement is a good Honours degree qualification minimum 2.2, preferably 2.1 or above. Relevant work experience is also expected. Applicants need an interest in current affairs and in people, places and events and should have a willingness to accept irregular hours and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines. If English is not the 1st language IELTS 7.0 or equivalent is the minimum requirement.

Course modules

Programme level assessment; practical journalism 1; journalism in society; media matters: law, regulation and context; critical thinking skills; broadcast journalism; professional development for broadcast journalism; practical journalism 2: newswriting; journalism in context; advanced broadcast journalism; professional learning through work; digital media portfolio for broadcasters; law for journalists; journalism research project.

Assessment methods

Journalism research project.

Sponsorship information

Leeds Trinity University was the first UK institution to introduce a postgraduate programme in Broadcast (Radio and Television) Journalism and the Diploma is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 41 weeks
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (International) 41 weeks
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 41 weeks
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 41 weeks
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 41 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leeds Trinity University Leeds LS18 5HD Yorkshire and the Humber

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