Taught course

Broadcast Journalism

Institution
Staffordshire University · Faculty of Arts and Creative Technologies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Minimum IELTS score required for this course is 8.0.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is highly vocational and our students often progress into industry jobs before graduating. The award has full accreditation from the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) and students are also able to take the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) core exams.

You will work with a team of top journalists and academics. The two main tutors each have over twenty-five years experience of working in the broadcast industry, working for the UK’s largest broadcasters – the BBC and ITV. They are co-authors of the leading Broadcast Journalism practical textbook in Britain The Broadcast Journalism Handbook’.

You will learn how to self-shoot and edit a TV package, how to present on television and radio and how to operate as a multimedia journalist. You will also be taught how to write news pieces and then present them on TV, radio and online; how to report, how to interview, how to use a TV camera and how to produce and direct in a studio.

The latest industry-standard equipment is used and stories relating to events in the local community, national politics, international affairs, sports news and celebrity gossip are all covered. Recent graduates work at Sky, MTV, BBC, ITV and on radio.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
enquiries@staffs.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1782 294 400