University of West London

Course Introduction

During this course, you will gain the skills and understanding necessary to embark on an exciting career within the broadcasting and web'based journalism industries. You will study the latest journalistic theory and practice regarding the techniques and technologies of radio, television and online formats, giving you a contemporary understanding of media.

Course Modules

Year 1: Principles of journalism; podcasting; writing for journalism; TV and radio industries; media presentation skills; media theories and debates. Year 2: News and current affairs; broadcast news; online news; live radio production; magazine journalism; work placement. Year 3: Law for journalists; lifestyle journalism; project or dissertation; Blast Radio; ethics and media.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,350  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time Day
BA (Hons) £6,650  Academic year. First year overseas fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time Day
BA (Hons) £5,800  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate
  • Tariff 112
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • BTEC National Award
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Specialist Diploma