Why Journalism?Our dual-accredited Journalism degree allows you to explore all aspects of multimedia journalism, from writing and presenting, shooting and editing video, to creating audio output such as podcasts. You’ll learn fundamental principles of journalism practice as well as media law and ethics, while gaining essential practical skills and building a professional portfolio of work. With opportunities for work experience on placements with key news outlets such as ‘The Times’, BBC
Our dual-accredited Journalism degree allows you to explore all aspects of multimedia journalism, from writing and presenting, shooting and editing video, to creating audio output such as podcasts. You’ll learn fundamental principles of journalism practice as well as media law and ethics, while gaining essential practical skills and building a professional portfolio of work. With opportunities for work experience on placements with key news outlets such as ‘The Times’, BBC Breakfast and Sky News, our graduates stand out from the competition. You’ll draw on the expertise of experienced lecturers, who have worked for the likes of the BBC, ITV, Vice, ‘New Statesman’, ‘The Times’ and ‘Guardian’. Working in newsrooms and studios with industry-standard equipment such as JVC cameras (as used by the BBC) and Apple Iphone MoJo kits, our regular multimedia news days and a news week will give you the chance to research, gather and deliver stories to real-world deadlines. Our degree benefits from accreditation with both the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) - one of only a few courses with this dual professional recognition.
Why University of Gloucestershire?
We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.
After the course
Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.
There might be a part-time course available for this subject, we are waiting for data from our partner UCAS.
We want the most creative and talented students and so will invite all applicants to interview providing they are studying for or achieved an NQF level 3 qualification (A-level/BTEC/OCR/Welsh Baccalaureate or equivalent). Following your interview we will offer you a place based on performance and that offer will be specific to your current studies to make it achievable for you.
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
The University of Gloucestershire is spread across three campuses in the town of Cheltenham and city of Gloucester. The university offers over 100 academic study programmes through eight schools, which are:
Art and Design
Business and Technology
Health and Social Care
Liberal and Performing Arts
Natural and Social Sciences
Sport and Exercise
Cheltenham and Gloucester are within easy access of Birmingham, Bristol and London both by road and direct public transport. Birmingham and Bristol are 40 minutes away, while London is around two hours by direct train. Birmingham, Bristol and London Heathrow airports are all within 90 minutes' drive of Gloucestershire.
Park campus is a creative, technological hub surrounded by beautiful of parkland.
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