Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Broadcast Journalism

The course is essential for anyone who wants to work as a broadcast journalist; where students spend most of the time based in the large state- of-the-art broadcast newsroom equipped with the latest digital technology; the TV studio news set is part of the newsroom with the modern radio studios just off; students work on developing their own skills and creativity and also using these to work in a team successfully; an industry professional voice coach gives individual voice coaching sessions and personal exercises tailored to the students needs to do in their own time; students learn about the legal and ethical problems that can arise in broadcast journalism and have the opportunity to take the NTCJ law exams.

Entry requirements

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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 30 per Credit (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 30 per Credit (EU fees) 2 years
MA Full-time £ 12,000 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01782 294400