The Broadcast Journalism course from Nottingham Trent University has been developed in close association with major media organisations and is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC).
Careers and employability
Employability is a key focus of this course, with many of the compulsory modules including initiatives to help enhance you future career in journalism. This course also has established links with its former students, through which we receive employment opportunities for graduating students. After studying this course you could go into a variety of roles including:
- producer (radio, TV,online);
- editor, sub-editor;
- presenter, reporter, news commentator;
- camera operators;
- production manager, floor manager;
- sound engineer, lighting engineer, technician, technical assistant; and
Recent graduates from this course have gone on to work for companies including:
- Sky News;
- Channel 5 News;
- BBC Five Live;
- BBC Asian Network;
- Gem 106;
- BBC Radio Nottingham;
- Free Radio Birmingham; and
- BBC Midlands Today.
As well as careers in journalism, graduates have also gone on to work in PR, marketing and advertising. Many graduates have joined or started local small and medium enterprises to undertake journalism, creative or media related activities. Students are expected to undertake a minimum of three weeks of placements normally in the UK but potentially anywhere in the world. They are usually undertaken during vacation periods.
- Broadcast Journalism Skills and Digital Production
- Media Law
- Public Affairs for Journalists
- Multi-platform Project (MA route only)
- Journalism, Ethics and Society
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- We would recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Journalism Media Studies & Mass Media View 150 other Masters in Journalism in United Kingdom
- You will need a good honours degree (minimum 2.1) and enthusiasm for, or experience of journalism.
- Applicants with a 2.2 and substantial experience will be considered.
- A written test.
- Applications from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis if they can demonstrate relevant professional experience.
International15850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8800 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Nottingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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