Journalism, media and mass communications

Subject intro


There has never been a more exciting time to study journalism and the skills it provides open many opportunities. Online news, blogs podcasts, and social media compete for our attention alongside newspapers, magazines, and radio. But today’s journalists still need to be able to tell a story, to keep people informed and entertained. Our journalism courses provide a stimulating blend of practical skills such as video, podcasting and creating your own portfolio of articles combined with historical insights. You could do work experience in relevant industries and learn about journalism internationally. We run an acclaimed speaker series with experts in the industry and your tutors range from an award-winning editor to a BBC broadcaster. Popular degree combinations include BA(Hons) Journalism and Media and BA(Hons) Journalism and Creative Writing.


Fascinated by influencers? Want to learn to make cutting-edge videos? Want to learn how the media operates globally? If so, our unique media courses are for you. You'll develop a blend of practical industry skills alongside studying media theory with our expert tutors and get the chance to learn about how the media operates, not only in the UK but internationally, including the opportunity to work alongside our partners in Egypt and Malaysia and develop a media project for a client. Popular degree combinations include BA(Hons) Journalism and Media and BA(Hons) Media and Creative Writing.

Mass communications

This innovative course offers you the flexibility to choose modules from journalism, media, creative writing, film and english language to design your own degree. Taught by leading academics and experienced media professionals, it explores the exciting, ever changing world of media, communications and professional writing helping you to become a knowledgeable, reflective critical thinker and media practitioner.

Course title UCAS 2021 tariff UCAS 2022 tariff UCAS code
BA (Hons) Journalism and Creative Writing 104 P900
BA (Hons) Journalism and Media 104 P903
BA (Hons) Mass Communications 104 P300
BA (Hons) Media 104 P700
BA (Hons) Media and Creative Writing 104 P902

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