- You will need a good honours degree (minimum 2.1) and enthusiasm for, or experience of journalism.
- Applicants with a 2.2 and substantial experience will be considered.
- Applications from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
Written journalism test
All journalism applicants will be asked to submit a written piece as part of their application. This will be judged against clear criteria. When assessing sample writing manuscripts we are looking for work of at least a satisfactory (pass) standard in terms of language, content, observation, structure and voice.
Months of entry
This course prepares you to work in radio and television newsrooms and factual programming. You will be taught how to research and write your own stories, conduct effective interviews and record and edit for audio and video using the latest digital technology.
What you'll study
This course will provide you with a solid grounding in media law, public administration and ethics and regulation. You will become familiar with studios, be given professional voice training to help your presentation skills, and gain a solid grounding in media law, public administration, ethics and regulation.
You will also work with other students on regular news days that replicate industry practice, producing news packages for radio, television and our online news blog.
By the end of the course you will be ready to take your place in the multi-platform world of broadcasting.
Information for international students
We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our courses. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page.
Pre-masters and foundation courses
If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please contact Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit the pre-masters and foundation courses page of our website.
English language entry requirements
If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests.
- For a list of our language requirements please visit our website.
- If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit the pre-sessional English course page of our website.
Fees and funding
MA Broadcast Journalism
- Home/EU full-time £7,800
- Home/EU part-time £3,900
PGDip Broadcast Journalism
- Home/EU full-time £5,200
- Home/EU part-time £2,600
All fees stated are for September 2018 entry.
Please note that if you are considering a part-time route that runs over more than one year, the tuition fee stated is for Year One of study. The course fee for Year Two is subject to annual review.
Fees may be subject to change.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Team
- +44 (0)115 848 4200