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Broadcast Journalism
Broadcast Journalism BA(Hons)
Broadcast Journalism BA(Hons)

Broadcast Journalism BA(Hons)

  • ID:UH440033
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirement  

  • IELTS 6.0 with no lower than 5.5 in any element or equivalent will be considered acceptable

Course Information

Our Broadcast Journalism degree builds the skills you need to succeed in a competitive industry: from the hands-on, technical and creative skills in video and audio production to a detailed understanding of broadcast industry. You’ll learn about a range of broadcasting texts and genres, as well as politics, media law, media users and ethics.

Why study Broadcast Journalism at Huddersfield

  • We have an impressive range of equipment, including TV and radio studios, professional cameras and software and smartphones for mobile recording.
  • Internationally leading scholars in the study of media user-industry interaction.
  • You’ll be introduced to cutting-edge digital tools, resources and methods that will put you ahead in undertaking research and investigations, including how to manage a modern newsroom.
  • You’ll go on placements between three weeks to one year long, working with an external media company. Whether you’re working on a TV channel or a radio station, you’ll get to see how stories are broadcast in a professional context.
  • You will also have the opportunity to train in full digital journalism days, when you’ll be asked to produce news content to real-world deadlines across TV, radio and online.

The course has been developed in close consultation with broadcast professionals to make sure we cover what employers are looking for across TV, radio and online journalism, from writing scripts to directing TV features and presenting your own radio shows.

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Year 1
Compulsory modules

  •  Analysing Content
  •  Media Users, Audiences and Fans
  •  News Industries and Law
  •  Digital Communication Technology
  •  Digital Video and Audio Production
  •  Media Writing and Narrative

Year 2
Compulsory modules:

  •  Researching Digital Communication, Media and Culture
  •  From Studio to Social Media: Media Careers and Entrepreneurship
  •  Television Journalism
  •  Digital Radio and Audio Production

Year 3 - optional placement year
 Placement Year

Final Year
Compulsory modules:

  •  Research Dissertation
  •  The Multi-Platform Newsroom
  •  Media Industry Project

Students who have successfully completed the optional placement year take an additional optional module in place of the Media Industry Project.

Option modules:

Choose up to three from a list which may include:

  •  Journalism Innovation and Enterprise
  •  Political Reporting
  •  Investigative Journalism
  •  Media and Globalisation
  •  Digital Streaming Platforms: YouTube, Netflix and Beyond
  •  Video Shorts: Music, Advertising and Short film
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

A selection of companies that have employed Huddersfield graduates in recent years include BBC, BBC Sport, ITV Yorkshire, Daily Mirror, Team FA, Radio Yorkshire and Northern Media in areas such as journalism, broadcasting and social media. Other areas of work our graduates have moved into include publishing, business, the public services, advertising and PR.**

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Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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