Minor in Journalism

UCAS code: Your UCAS code will be the code of your Major.

Available for students starting in September 2019.

If you choose a Minor in Journalism you will primarily study the practice of journalism, focusing on news, features, digital and social media. You will learn how apply and evaluate different concepts and theories.

Year 1

In your first year you will learn how to produce news and features journalism to industry standard, with a particular emphasis on finding your own stories and interviewing skills.


Year 2

In your second year you will deploy your new practical journalism skills on a range of digital and social media platforms. You will have the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurial journalism and you will also study the theoretical and conceptual aspects of the context of journalism.


Year 3

In your final year you will use all your previously developed practical knowledge to devise, write and design your own group-produced publishing project.


Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements


You will be assessed by a wide variety of different types of coursework (including essays, source commentaries, posters, podcasts, webpages and journals) and examinations.

Now choose your Major

On a Major/Minor degree you study a core area in depth (your major subject), while also exploring an additional area (in this case History).


Please note that you cannot study a Minor in Journalism with a Major in:

  • Journalism

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