Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Broadcast Journalism

This course is highly vocational and our students often progress into industry jobs before graduating. The award has full accreditation from the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) and students are also able to take the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) core exams. You will work with a team of top journalists and academics. The two main tutors each have over twenty-five years experience of working in the broadcast industry, working for the UK's largest broadcasters - the BBC and ITV. They are co-authors of the leading Broadcast Journalism practical textbook in Britain 'The Broadcast Journalism Handbook'. You will learn how to self-shoot and edit a TV package, how to present on television and radio and how to operate as a multimedia journalist. You will also be taught how to write news pieces and then present them on TV, radio and online; how to report, how to interview, how to use a TV camera and how to produce and direct in a studio.

Entry requirements

An Undergraduate Honours degree (grade 2.1 or above) from a UK University or the International equivalent. You must be able to demonstrate a good standard of English. For International applicants, a minimum score of IELTS 7.5 is required for this course. Applicants will be expected to pass an interview with written test and a voice/screen test.

Course modules

Modules include: Broadcast journalism: theory and practice; government, politics and journalism; legal, ethical and regulatory issues; specialist broadcast journalism; journalism studies; research project.

Sponsorship information

Students can apply for Arts and Humanities Research Council funding.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,940 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,940 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,940 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,940 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,940 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (EU) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

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