Taught course

Broadcast and Digital Journalism UK

University of East Anglia · School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies (PPL)

Entry requirements

Degree Subject - Any Subject

Degree Classification - Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent

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Months of entry


Course content

This course is designed to equip you with the core practical skills of journalism preparing you to work in the news media or related careers. It will also help you develop the ability to reflect critically on your own work and the nature and limitations of news coverage.

Some of your modules will be taught on campus, but much of your teaching will take place at our dedicated media centre in the heart of Norwich, ‘Broadcast House.’ We are based in the former studios of Radio Broadland and Heart Radio in the centre of this attractive and newsworthy city. The building was refitted by UEA in 2021 and is home to three purpose built soundproofed studios, equipped with a radio studio, a TV studio, and a podcast studio. We also have a 24-seat newsroom with Adobe Audition, Premier Pro, our newsroom production software, and a modern TV gallery.

You’ll undertake in-depth study of UK media law and regulation. as required by prospective employers in mainstream UK journalism. You’ll study the political and civic structures which govern the UK at local and national level, giving you the essential knowledge for finding and researching news stories. You’ll visit the courts and local councils and produce news stories based on what you’ve seen.

You will practice interviewing, reporting, audio and video production, and learn how to develop and structure news stories for different media. You’ll also hear from guest speakers from the world of industry and select an optional module to further your specific interests.

Our school is home to internationally recognised experts, and you will have access to their knowledge in the fields of public affairs, politics, international relations and cultural change. international relations and cultural change.

Information for international students

For more information for international students, please go to UEA's website.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0) 1603 591515