Journalism study in the UK

Journalism in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Journalism.

UK Journalism Courses

Introduction to Journalism

A Journalism degree is one of the oldest and most esteemed courses to study, and the continued emergence of technology and ever changing trends means the role and status of journalism in the 21st century is constantly evolving.

A UK Journalism course focuses on the core skills needed to prepare you for a career in print and online. You will focus on the practice of investigation and reporting of events, issues, and trends to a broad audience, with modules taking place on digital journalism, journalism in a wider global context, magazine journalism, multi-media journalism and the craft of short hand.

Your Journalism Application

SI-UK can help you apply to study Journalism in the UK. Arrange your free consultation at our offices in London or Manchester or via Skype.

Optional placements are available during the final year of study, and students are encouraged to gain experience from UK universities close links with the industry by spending anything from three months to one year on work experience.

Careers in Journalism

Journalism graduates will find roles across a wide range of private, public and voluntary sectors, in criticism, sub-editing, page design, reporting, proof reading, copy writing, web editing, PR, social media and marketing.

Journalism Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 32-34 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: ABB including English language or literature.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.
IELTS Preparation Classes

If you need to improve your IELTS score ahead of beginning a Journalism degree, sign up for flexible part-time IELTS classes in London or Manchester today.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Journalism in the UK?

To learn more about the best Journalism courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Journalism universities in the Guardian University Guide 2018 below:

  1. University of Sheffield
  2. University of Strathclyde
  3. Oxford Brookes University
  4. Kingston University
  5. Cardiff University
  6. Liverpool John Moores University
  7. Nottingham Trent University
  8. Robert Gordon University
  9. Coventry University
  10. University of Sussex

Apply to study Journalism

If you are interested in studying studying Journalism in the UK, arrange your free consultation today. Don't forget the Premium Service will guarantee you at least one offer from a UK university!

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