We will help you become a professional journalist and join the media industry. You’ll learn how to tell a great story, and how to get it ready for publication in a range of different media platforms.Journalism is the best job in the world according to Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez. A journalist is somebody who describes the life around us for those who cannot see it for themselves, in the words of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya. On this course you will learn to do just that:
We will help you become a professional journalist and join the media industry. You’ll learn how to tell a great story, and how to get it ready for publication in a range of different media platforms.Journalism is "the best job in the world" according to Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez. A journalist is "somebody who describes the life around us for those who cannot see it for themselves", in the words of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya. On this course you will learn to do just that: telling the fascinating stories of our constantly changing world to an audience that could be as a small as a village, or as big as mankind.At Roehampton you will acquire the knowledge and skills required to become a multimedia journalist. You will learn to produce different types of stories, from breaking news to investigative reports, from local newspapers to national magazines and from radio to the social networks. You will have the possibility to explore different thematic areas of journalism, such as politics, sports, music, travel and international news.You will also study how journalism helps shape public opinion and popular culture. You will analyse the political, economic and legal conditions in which journalists produce their stories, the structure of the media industry and current trends and developments in our profession.The course is taught by experienced academics who have worked as journalists for the BBC, The Guardian, Reuters and the Financial Times. We have two well-equipped multimedia newsrooms, designed to give you the experience of working in a fully functioning and richly creative professional environment.Plus, you will also have the chance to hone your skills with work experience in London’s huge media hub. You’ll be encouraged to apply your skills in a real work setting, build a strong CV and make key industry contacts. You will also have the choice to learn shorthand and a foreign language as a part of your degree.
There might be a part-time course available for this subject, we are waiting for data from our partner UCAS.
The University of Roehampton was established in 2004. It is a campus university situated on two major sites in, south-west London. The University's academic programs in Business, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Education, English, Humanities, Law, Media, Nursing, Social Sciences and Life Sciences . It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, including MBA and LLBs.
Roehampton changes the lives of its students by developing their confidence, knowledge and adaptability to help them progress into a successful graduate career and fulfilling life. Students and staff are encouraged to support, motivate and challenge each other in a friendly and inclusive community that values people as individuals.
When you enrol at Roehampton, you will be taught by inspiring and passionate lecturers at a beautiful parkland campus, based in the heart of south-west London.
Where you'll study
Roehampton’s Social Science students enjoy the best of both worlds: the department’s based on a beautiful parkland campus a short walk from Richmond Park, yet is only 50 minutes from The Old Bailey and the HQs of many of the world’s...
You will have opportunities to meet people from businesses in your field, undertake work placements and learn topics, skills and knowledge that are directly applicable to the workplace. We invite guest speakers, such as TV presenter...