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About

Whether you are starting your career in journalism or you are an experienced reporter looking to get to grips with a changing industry, this Journalism from Leeds Beckett University is your opportunity to sharpen the skills now demanded by employers.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You will develop your understanding of the very latest communication tools and technology while you engage with social media, search engine optimisation, crowd sourcing and user-generated content. You will also focus on the traditional media platforms of newspapers, television and radio.

This  Journalism from Leeds Beckett University  was the first journalism course in England to be taught from within a business school, providing students with access to our extensive contacts in industry. You will be able to take advantage of these links as you report on new developments, expanding companies and high-profile business leaders in a thriving city. 

You will also benefit from our contacts with an array of media organisations offering invaluable work placements and employment opportunities. Previous students have enjoyed work experience with BBC Newsnight, Reuters and The Independent.

Career

Instilled with an international perspective on media law, ethics and regulation, you will have the expertise and confidence to conduct research, develop contacts and write editorial for global audiences on a variety of topics. You could forge a career in journalism, PR, social media, communications, digital marketing, SEO or brand management across many different industries, while specific roles could include editor, reporter, including foreign correspondent, or feature writer.

  • Editor
  • Reporter
  • Feature writer
  • Correspondent

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reporting
  • Journalism Theory
  • Professional Journalism Development
  • Feature Writing
  • International Perspectives on Media Law, Ethics & Regulation
  • Editorial Production
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. 
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language are required to have IELTS 6.5 with no skill below 6.5 or an equivalent award. 
  • All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Tuition fees are subject to change. Please verify the fees on the university website.

Funding

There are ways you may be able to fund your course. Here are a few options:

  • Gain sponsorship from a Government body in your country
  • Apply for a Commonwealth or Chevening Scholarship 
  • A Leeds Beckett Scholarship to cover some of your course fees
Find out more by visiting university website.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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