Find out more about our journalism Clearing courses – designed to open up a range of career opportunities in broadcast, print and online media.
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Do you have a passion for TV, radio and online journalism? Are you looking to pursue a line of work that is challenging, demanding and exciting? If so, our journalism Clearing courses are for you.
With specialist pathways in broadcast and multimedia journalism, as well as public relations, you’ll have access to one of the country’s leading digital and creative hubs – MediaCity. Home to more than a hundred creative organisations, you’ll study with the BBC and ITV as your neighbours. Browse our journalism degree Clearing places below and find your ideal course today.
Journalism Clearing Degrees
Our journalism Clearing degrees are designed and taught by experts with years of experience in the field. They’ll teach you the subject-specific skills you need to enter the world of work, as well as giving you the opportunity to network with contacts from across the industry. You’ll undertake placements at news organisations, participate in regular news days and be encouraged to gain experience as part of our student-led broadcast, Quays News, which is supported by guest editors from the BBC and ITV.
Our MediaCity facilities are industry-standard – so much so that they are used by our industry partners themselves. With access to several TV studios and a number of state-of-the-art recording studios, you’ll learn from expert demonstrators who will teach you how to use our facilities. These include:
- TV News Studio – a state-of-the-art news set, with three HD cameras and teleprompters. This studio can also be linked to others in the building, enabling live feeds
- TV Studios – our TV studios have been used by the BBC for a variety of broadcasts, such as the olympics and Christmas music concerts. They’re also equipped with the same audio-visual systems used by ITV and Sky
- Newsroom – you’ll use this space as a hub to simulate a full working day in a newsroom, covering breaking stories. Software includes Avid iNews, Avid Newscutter, Adobe Audition and Premier – all of which are used in industry
- Radio Studios – three cutting-edge radio studios, which have been used for live contributions to shows on talkSPORT and Capital
- Equipment Stories – cameras, tripods and mics are all essential to media production, which is why we offer a fully stocked equipment store for you to use during your projects
Journalism Degree Clearing Places
Our choice of pathways allows you to specialise in the area of journalism that interests you the most, and ensures the best preparation for your future career ambitions. We currently offer the following journalism Clearing courses:
- BA (Hons) Journalism (Broadcast)
- BA (Hons) Journalism (Multimedia)
- BA (Hons) Journalism with Public Relations
BA (Hons) Journalism (Broadcast)
Do you have a passion for TV, radio and online journalism? Are you looking to launch your career as a broadcast journalist and build your professional portfolio? If so, our journalism broadcasting degree is for you.
Broadcast journalism plays a vital role in society. It keeps us informed of what’s going on in the world around us in a way that is accessible to everyone, using key platforms to share the latest news. As part of this journalism degree, you’ll learn how to investigate, record, edit and produce news for online, radio and television, with the option to specialise in your preferred subject area as your studies progress.
This course covers both traditional and new media to prepare you for the reality of working as a professional broadcast journalist. What’s more, our journalism broadcasting degree is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC), meaning you’ll be gaining a first-class understanding of the field from leading experts.
BA (Hons) Journalism (Multimedia)
In many ways, stories are what the world is made of. And in today’s digital age, there are more ways of sharing stories than ever before. As part of this multimedia journalism degree, you’ll learn how to find, research and write stories, as well as developing skills in key digital platforms – from mobile to social media and video.
This BTJC-accredited multimedia journalism degree is taught by leading experts in the field, providing you with the practical experience you need to be a professional journalist – whether your interests lie in live blogging and reporting, or podcasting and feature writing. You’ll also learn in a state-of-the-art newsroom equipped with the latest new media technologies, as well as specialist radio and television studio spaces.
BA (Hons) Journalism with Public Relations
Journalism and public relations have entered a new digital age – which is why this journalism degree has been designed to fuse together both new and traditional practices. You’ll learn how to research, write and edit features for online and print platforms, as well as developing the skills you need to work in the world of PR.
What’s more, you’ll be based in our state-of-the-art campus at MediaCity, with access to cutting-edge facilities and close proximity to global organisations such as the BBC and ITV, as well as smaller independent creative industries and PR agencies. On graduating from this journalism degree, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running as a professional, armed with an arsenal of multimedia and digital skills – making a real impact from the off.
If you have a question about studying one of our journalism courses, contact our friendly team today on 0161 295 4545.