Accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), this course offers a well-established entry point to one of the most challenging and sought-after graduate career paths. You are taught by industry professionals with a broad range of experience – in television, radio, print and online.Our aim is to ensure a high-quality student experience whilst meeting the needs of a rapidly transforming industry at a time of unprecedented global world.Journalists graduating from Teesside are equipped with the necessary storytelling skills to succeed across multiple media platforms.

Studying journalism at Teesside, you begin by learning the basics of original content creation – how to find a story, discover your individual voice, and expand your interests and knowledge. You understand how stories are reframed for digital and social media, and how to set up your own website and generate revenue.

Whether your passion is sport, fashion, music or traditional news, we aim to ensure that you are industry-ready to take up your chosen career.

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NCTJ elective modules offered:

  • Shorthand for journalists
  • Media law court reporting
  • Videojournalism for digital platforms
  • Public affairs for journalists
  • Sports journalism
  • Radio journalism
  • Introduction to PR for journalists
  • Data journalism

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Job destinations of recent graduates include:

  • BBC Tees
  • ITV News
  • ITN
  • Sky Sports News
  • Whitby Gazette