University of Westminster

Course Introduction

The course is designed to give you the practical and intellectual skills necessary to pursue a career in either print, as a web journalist, or in broadcast journalism. The main focus of the course is practical, and you will be expected to develop story ideas and contacts, and gather your own material for journalistic course work assignments. In addition to delivering 'hands'on' learning, the course enables you to study the political, commercial and ethical issues which affect journalists world'wide.

Course Additional Entry

A first degree (equivalent to at least an Upper Second or a minimum GPA of 3.00) from a recognised university, and/or have relevant professional experience. Particular consideration will be given to mature applicants, especially those with media experience. All applicants are expected to have some form of previous media experience. If English is your second language you should have a score of at least 7.0 IELTS overall with a minimum 7.0 in writing and speaking. The TOEFL equivalent is 617 in the paper'based test and 105 in the TOEFL internet'based test, including at least 24 in writing and speaking.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £1,575  Credit module. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £950  Credit module. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time