Course summaryOverviewThe BA (Hons) Broadcast and Digital Journalism course has a focus on providing you with the right skillset to succeed as a broadcaster or a digital media journalist within the competitive broadcast and digital media landscape.
On this course, you will develop your communication skills, learn creative techniques and enhance your technological skills to prepare you for the stimulating, demanding and exciting world of working with social media and digital technologies alongside radio and television.
Why choose this course?As a graduate of this course, you will have the knowledge and experience to apply your understanding of both broadcast and online journalism industries into practical real-life scenarios, using broadcast and digital journalism techniques and skills you will have learnt on the course.
You will gain both academic and professional broadcasting skills including:
- research writing
- presentation and production
- documentary production
- broadcasting news
- live magazine programming
- evaluating broadcast policy
- journalistic law
The course design and delivery takes into account the rapidly developing news media landscape. You will be trained in a variety of journalistic forms, including video, radio, and digital journalism. News days are also an integral part of the course.
You will also have the opportunity to gain valuable, relevant, industry based work experience which will give you an insight into the employment opportunities within the sector.
Career and study progressionGraduates of BA (Hons) Broadcast and Digital Journalism will have a range of career prospects open to them including working within the broader arenas of:
- lifestyle print
- online or broadcast journalism
- TV and radio presentation
- TV and radio production
- policy forming organisations.
For more details please see the Career and study progression section.
Other options available for BA (Hons) Broadcast and Digital Journalism
- Full time - September 2017, Ealing site
Fees for home and EU studentsMain feeFees for our 2018 courses have not yet been released.
Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.
You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.
We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:
- Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
- Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year.
Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.
Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.