In a world of social media and fake news, an understanding of real journalism is more important than ever. We’ll explore how the modern global news industry functions, and you’ll learn core journalistic techniques and develop the skills that will help you deliver effective content across multiple platforms.
Undergraduate courses in Journalism
Top 25 in the UK for Communication and Media Studies (Complete University Guide 2022)
91% of students in work or further study six months after graduating (The Uni Guide 2021)
Journalism: On Demand
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Meet the tutors
Our passionate and experienced staff have worked as journalists themselves. We're excited to meet you, and to get you thinking like a journalist.
Associate Professor in Journalism
I’m the Programme Director for Journalism. I’ve worked as journalist for 16 years including time as a political journalist, a news editor and editor of two regional newspapers.
Dr Jonathan Taylor
Associate Professor of Creative Writing
I am an author, lecturer, editor and critic. My specialisms include fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry.