University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Broadcast Journalism

We are committed to producing broadcast journalists who are realistically skilled and highly employable, the course is designed to prepare students for working in the broadcast industry, so the emphasis is on learning by doing, students learn in a newsroom environment, producing interviews; stories and packages for radio and television and online, students also gain a thorough understanding of media law and public administration, for the Master's award, students will demonstrate their practical skills and critical understanding of the medium by producing an extended broadcast project under the supervision of a module tutor.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd or 1st Class Honours degree, or equivalent; a very good standard of written English and a good speaking voice; relevant professional qualifications and/or professional experience is considered.

Course modules

Modules include: Practical journalism; digital journalism; broadcast newsroom practice; law for journalists; public administration; and an extended project.

Assessment methods

Most assessed work is in the form of practical assignments: for radio, students submit a portfolio of work, including a news bulletin, interview and news package, for television: Students work on a variety of assignments, for law and public administration: Students must produce an essay and pass a final examination.

Sponsorship information

Granada TV bursary; graduates of the University of Central Lancashire have a 20 per cent discount on tuition fee if self-funded.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
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
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

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Course Enquiries
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01772 892400