Whether you’re writing breaking news, investigative pieces or lifestyle features, journalism really is a craft and our exciting, creative course gives you the skills you need to hit the ground running. At Hertfordshire, you’ll get hands-on experience producing work in different styles, for diverse markets, learn to source stories and make career-boosting industry contacts. You’ll also learn how to assess and deal with the legal and ethical obstacles that litter every journalist’s path to ensure you are equipped with the skills to survive in this competitive industry.
You can also continue your studies in this exciting subject area at postgraduate level. The MA in Journalism & Media Communication aims to bridge theory and practice in a dynamic interplay as the programme works to develop a wide-ranging portfolio of skills.
Our teaching team
All of our key staff are journalists who have worked in the industry to ensure teaching is based on real-world experiences and practices to help you be fully prepared for working in the industry. You will benefit from practical advice and industry contacts, as well as guest speakers.