Broadcast Journalism BA (Hons) (P501)




University of Sunderland

Broadcast Journalism BA (Hons)

Requirements / Wymagania

PRZEDMIOT (co najmniej 2 przedmioty na poziomie rozszerzonym) POZIOM PODSTAWOWY POZIOM ROZSZERZONY
Matura podstawowa oraz rozszerzona Ogólna średnia ze wszystkich przedmiotów minimum 60% (podstawowe i/lub rozszerzone) Ogólna średnia ze wszystkich przedmiotów minimum 60% (podstawowe i/lub rozszerzone)
Stara matura ocena minimum 3 -
J. angielski minimum 80% minimum 50%
Certyfikat językowy IELTS opcjonalnie jeśli nie spełnisz powyższych wymagań z matury - minimum 6.0 -
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Course overview 

This course allows you to specialise in one area of broadcast journalism or take a multi-platform approach. Throughout the course, you will develop general journalism skills such as researching, writing, news reading and interviewing.


Why us?

  • Accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) and the National Council for Training of Journalists (NCTJ)
  • All our teaching staff have worked as senior journalists

Teaching and Assessment

 Teaching methods include lectures, demonstrations, seminars, workshops, group projects and practical skills work. All our teaching staff have worked as journalists and have strong links with regional employers and industry organisations. We also invite experienced industry professionals to carry out regular guest lectures and classes.

Assessment is split between portfolios of practical work, essays, examinations, reports and presentations.

Part-time study

If you study this course on a part-time basis you will typically complete 40-80 credits in a year, rather than the 120 credits of full-time students. All modules are taught during the day time and you will be studying alongside full-time students.

You will have the chance to learn shorthand with three hours a week of free tuition on top of your normal classes. We expect students to reach speeds of at least 100 words per minute.

Modular structure

Year 1 (national level 4):

  • Introduction to Radio Reporting (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Video Journalism (20 credits)
  • Writing and Research for Journalism and PR (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Broadcast Practice (20 credits)
  • Critical Issues in Journalism and PR (20 credits)

Further 20 credits are required each year, to be made up from optional modules such as:

  • Broadcast Sports Journalism Media Production - Radio,
  • TV and Video Media Photography Arts and Entertainment Journalism Social Media Practice Media and Cultural Studies Film Studies Foreign Languages

Year 2 (national level 5):

  • Broadcast Journalism A (20 credits)
  • Broadcast Journalism B (20 credits) Media Law (20 credits)
  • Essential Public Affairs Reporting (10 credits)
  • Journalism and PR Studies (20 credits)
  • Journalism Placement 1 (10 credits)
  • Shorthand (20 credits)

Final year (national level 6):    

  • On-air News and Current Affairs Journalism (20 credits)
  • Broadcast Business and Practice (20 credits)
  • Media Ethics (20 credits)
  • Broadcast Journalism Practical Project (40 credits)
  • Shorthand (20 credits)

Fees and funding

Full-time fees

The annual fee for this course is:

  • £9,250 if you are from the UK / EU
  • £10,750 if you are an international student

The tuition fee includes the NCTJ exam fees. It covers the cost of one attempt at all seven exams required for the NCTJ Diploma, including each shorthand speed.

Part-time fees

Tuition fees for part-time students are £4,880 per 120 credits. Please note that part-time courses are not available to international students who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.

Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.

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