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Multimedia Journalism

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

12 months
13500 GBP/year
7100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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If you want to learn how to produce news and current affairs for radio, television and online/digital audiences, the Multimedia Journalism course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is exactly what you’re looking for. 

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Our emphasis is on ‘learning by doing’. Working in our newsrooms, you’ll use industry-standard equipment and workflows, learning how to produce and present stories, reports, interviews and packages for digital, television and radio platforms.

You’ll experience live location reporting, voice and presentation training, filming and editing while getting to grips with the digital and social media skills the industry demands. Work placements are a core element of the programme and we’ll also equip you with a thorough, rigorous understanding of media law, public administration and ethics.

Why study with us

We have more than 30 years' experience of successfully teaching and training postgraduate journalists ensuring you benefit from a huge network of supportive alumni, working throughout the industry.

You’ll be taught by former and current journalists, who will share a wealth of knowledge and skills with you.

Experience live newsdays, producing and reporting for radio, television and online/digital.

Future careers

As it focuses on developing a wide range of desirable skills and practices, MA Multimedia Journalism enables you to successfully compete within a broad range of jobs and opportunities.

Our former students enjoy successful careers as journalists within the mainstream media as well as related opportunities within marketing, PR, Communications and many other related careers.

The Multimedia Journalism course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)  has a reputation for producing employable and talented broadcast/multimedia journalists – with graduates working across BBC radio and television, ITV Granada, Sky News and Sport and of course throughout commercial radio stations across the country.


 accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multimedia Content
  • Media Law and Regulation
  • Reporting Politics
  • The Newsroom
  • Professional Placement
  • Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants usually require minimum 2:1 or an equivalent overseas qualification in any subject. Candidates with a lower classification will be considered if we are suitably impressed by the candidate’s potential.
  • Applicants will need a very good standard of written English and in normal circumstances, a good speaking voice
  • Applications with non-standard qualifications or relevant work experience and to show knowledge or enthusiasm and commitment which may be demonstrated by a record of relevant work experience
  • Candidates are required to submit a formal UCLan application form as well as a supplementary exercise
  • The focus of the course is the UK broadcast industry, and includes UK law and public administration 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 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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