BA Journalism – University of Brighton

On our NCTJ-accredited multi-platform course you will develop the full set of skills required for a career in journalism, including reporting, digital production, feature writing and shorthand.

In addition to your degree, you will take the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Diploma in Journalism, a widely recognised entry-level qualification for professional practice.

The course is taught by media industry professionals and highly respected academics who will help you develop key journalism skills as well as critical understanding, academic research and writing methods. You’ll use our industry-standard facilities, which include a newsroom with live news and sports feeds, and sound, filming and editing equipment.

You will benefit from lectures and masterclasses with industry experts, field trips, a placement and publish your work on our student-run website from day one.

NCTJ elective modules offered:

  • Public affairs for journalists
  • Media law court reporting
  • Videojournalism for digital platforms
  • Shorthand for journalists
  • Practical magazine journalism

Job destinations of recent graduates include:

  • Daily Star
  • The Telegraph
  • Daily Mail
  • BBC
  • Reach PLC

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