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Study Journalism in the UK for international students

Study Journalism in the UK for international students

Studying journalism in the UK is a unique chance to gain sought-after knowledge about the state of modern journalism. You can study journalism at the best universities in Britain, which offer courses of a high standard.


Benefits of studying journalism in the UK

Despite the fact that today many become journalists without specialized education, a degree obtained at a prestigious university opens up much more prospects. For four years, journalism students learn to create quality content, become professional interviewers and gain fundamental knowledge. In addition, journalism covers a large number of specializations, which means that you will have more chances to get a narrow sought-after specialty.

Journalism is an ideal field for inquisitive people with the skill of critically analyzing information. Journalism students study social and cultural trends, the legal and moral responsibility of media professionals, the history of journalism and its current state. The British tradition of journalism is very diverse, so students will be able to explore all possible formats for different audiences. You will find a surprisingly diverse content of courses from talented teachers-practitioners!

Another advantage of British programs is internships, the opportunity to work in major print publications, radio stations, publishing houses.

Popular specializations after journalism:

  • Radio journalism
  • Television journalism
  • Journalism of printed publications
  • Online Journalism
  • Criticism
  • SEO Data Analysis
  • Digital Journalism
  • SMM
  • Video Production
  • Marketing
  • Photojournalism.

Graduates of journalism have a large selection of specialties in employment. They can work in the field of not only media, but also advertising, marketing, public relations and copywriting.

Features of studying journalism in British universities

Journalistic education involves the study of linguistics, literature, foreign languages, sociology, history and cultural studies. In the curricula of students, as a rule, an equal number of theoretical and practical classes. Students attend lectures, seminars and master classes of invited specialists. A striking example of this is the school of journalism, media and culture Cardiff University (Wales). The university develops academic and practical courses of different levels. The main emphasis is to help adapt to the constantly changing context of modern media. The university prides itself on a multinational student body that creates a diverse cultural base.

University students study issues of professional ethics, social responsibility and the role of the media in society. Some modules can be studied at partner universities.

The magistracy is aimed at specialists with journalistic education and involves the study of real media practice. Studies often include visits to local broadcasters, meetings with invited professionals, visits to television companies. Students have the opportunity to form practical skills by gathering information, preparing and conducting interviews, editing texts.

For admission to universities requires a high level of English proficiency, competent speech and deep knowledge in the following humanitarian disciplines:

  • English Literature
  • English language
  • Media
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Sociology
  • Communication.

The best universities in the UK to study journalism

Education in the field of journalism, obtained in the United Kingdom, will allow you to obtain high-quality practical and theoretical knowledge in the specialty. Journalism is one of the strongest areas in the UK, students learn from top teachers and gain valuable skills on internships. You can study journalism in the UK in top universities, specialized academies and public universities.

  1. University of Surrey
  2. INTO City University London
  3. INTO University of Exeter
  4. INTO University of Stirling
  5. Birmingham City University (BCUIC)
  6. Anglia Ruskin University
  7. International College Wales Swansea
  8. NAVITAS Plymouth University International College (PUIC)
  9. NAVITAS Hertfordshire International College (HIC)
  10. Kingston University London
  11. University of Lincoln
  12. University of Sheffield
  13. Keele University
  14. University of Sussex
  15. Bellerbys College
  16. Regents University London
  17. Northampton
  18. Canterbury Christ Church University
  19. LSBU
  20. Greenwich.
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Egor Eremeev
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Westminster University (Business & Management), London.
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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