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Oxford Brookes University

12 months
15900 GBP/year
8900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Journalism programme at the Oxford Brookes University will equip you with professional skills in journalism. You'll cover topics from news and non-fiction to brands and content. 


At the Journalism programme at the Oxford Brookes University you will develop skills in digital and multi-platform journalism. And you'll study the changing models of journalism including:

  • branded content
  • not-for-profit journalism
  • big data scraping
  • social media crowdsourcing. 

You'll have regular networking opportunities and visits to newsrooms, media and journalism summits. So you’ll benefit from a degree that responds to the industry.  

Journalism is one of a group of courses run by the Oxford International Centre for Publishing (OICP), which has a high international standing. OICP is supported by two advisory boards made up of high profile figures from across the journalism and publishing industries. 

Career prospects:

Our graduates from the Oxford International Centre for Publishing have established an enviable reputation in the creative industries and they are extremely successful in obtaining good jobs fast. 

Evidence from our alumni suggests that our graduates have agile careers and are able to enter the industry at a higher level than would otherwise have been possible. The Centre has its own vacancy list of jobs in journalism, publishing and the creative industries and runs an annual Working in Publishing Day, attended by many employers.


Accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Practice of Journalism 
  • Journalism and Technology 
  • Media Law and Ethics 
  • Media Power and Public Affairs 
  • Digital and Data Journalism
  • Lifestyle Journalism 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a second-class honours degree, or equivalent, in any subject; or
  • an appropriate professional background and experience in the media. This should be evidenced by an appropriate CV which outlines your professional experience to date from either working directly in journalism and media or a related function.  
  • If your first language is not English then we will require IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each component.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Home (UK) part time: £4,450

Home (UK) sandwich (placement): £1,500

International / EU sandwich (placement): £1,500

Diploma £7,900; Certificate £4,450

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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