This exciting degree course is run by the School of Creative Studies and Media. It is aimed at students who want to study Journalism in combination with a different subject as joint honours.
You can study Journalism and one of the following subjects as a joint honours degree:
English Language PQ53 BA/ELJO
Media Studies PP53 BA/JMS
The journalism component covers television and radio journalism; print journalism; digital journalism; the history and development of journalism, journalism in a global context, and journalism and risk issues (such as terrorism or climate change). The emphasis of the journalism part of the course is on balancing practical and academic aspects. This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the principles of journalism and its wider socio-political-economic-historic context, as well as the technical and practical skills required to make you a sought-after professional in this field.
Journalism staff in the School have a range of interests including digital journalism, global journalism, journalism and risk, broadcast journalism, and journalism’s role in civil society.