Undergraduate Programmes

GY119 BA Journalism

Are you passionate about a career in the media? Our  BA Journalism programme offers you the opportunity to undertake journalism to degree level alongside another Arts subject in a Joint Honours format. This exciting new programme gives you an opportunity to learn about mass communications and how the media operates, as well as hands-on experience in practical media through a combination of in-class teaching and an eight-month work internship in year three. 

Hands-on experience

During the programme, you'll learn how to write news and features, how to use social media like a pro, and be introduced to broadcasting via practice-based learning in radio and television in state-of-the-art digital studio facilities with working professional journalists. The programme is designed to give graduates a wide range of career options in the media, not just traditional newspaper roles - rather in wider communications, social media, digital communications and further afield. Graduates are also able to continue their studies via a range of MA programmes.


GY135 BA Global Media

Our BA Global Media gives you a broader introduction to the field of media and communication studies, allowing you to keep your options open with modules in practical subjects such as creative coding and web media; media production, podcasting and writing for the news media; or film studies. You'll be able to take an Arts subject to degree level in the joint honours programme.

Global Experience

As part of thje programme you'll be able to study abroad in your third year in either Europe (Erasmus) or in the USA or Canada (Study Abroad). You'll also be able to choose to do an internship, or a split year where you take one semester abroad and one semester of work experience. This global experience and workplace learning will be invaluable to you when you enter the jobs market on graduation, making you a very employable graduate.