This undergraduate course offers a lively and professional introduction to the practices and ideas of multimedia journalism. By developing a range of writing techniques for different media outlets and covering breaking news, you’ll learn the skills necessary to succeed in the rapidly changing journalism industry.
You’ll have access to London Met’s state-of-the-art Newsroom – a £100,000 facility with over 40 computers, including Apple Macs, and flat screen TVs. We provide video cameras, microphones and memory cards for you to use in your assessment pieces, while the Reporters Room is also available with its own supply of Apple Macs and PCs.
You’ll benefit from visits to some of the capital’s leading newspapers and broadcasting houses. In the past, our students have visited the offices of The Guardian and the Evening Standard as well as TV studios including the BBC and Bloomberg, helping you experience what it’s like in environments where the news is made. The University’s London location provides you with a wealth of relevant work-related learning opportunities to give your career a headstart.
Our students have had placements at media organisations including InStyle Magazine, BBC Radio 1, Your Media London, Islington Gazette, Hayes FM, Business In The Community, Bracknell News, October Films, sport.co.uk, Bliss, Press Association, Sunday Times, ITN and Cambridge Evening News as well as the Daily Mail.
Our staff have worked at top providers, including the BBC, IRN, Sunday Times and The Guardian. Recent visitors have included Rossalyn Warren from Buzzfeed, Professor Steve Jones talking about science in journalism, while Gary Younge from the Guardian and the BBC’s Tom Symonds spoke on the big news stories of their time.
You can follow London Met’s latest journalism updates on Twitter and Tumblr for news and events from alumni, students and staff. When you are accepted onto the course, you will also be able to join our Facebook group for further news and networking.
What our students say
“I really enjoyed the course, it was well structured and informative. I can never get enough of the incredible guest speakers talking about interesting topics – I always made sure to attend these.”
National Student Survey
“The teaching has always been good. The teachers themselves are friendly and make our lessons fun. We have lots of equipments and facilities to use, which personally I believe is the best aspect about the course.”
National Student Survey
After the course
Our journalism graduates have gone on to work in TV, radio, print and online media all around the globe, as well as in diverse fields including PR, media consultancy, social media, management, web design, fashion and marketing.
They work as journalists, multimedia journalists, production assistants, managing editors, media and communications officers and production assistants. From The Daily Star, The Independent, The Financial Times and Correos of Venezuela, to talkSPORT radio, the BBC, Swedish TV and CNN, our graduates have been making their mark.
You could also follow in the footsteps of our students who have gone on to postgraduate study in media, journalism, international conflict and film studies.