Journalism (with Foundation Year)

Course Introduction

This extended course is perfect if you want a degree in Journalism but you don’t meet the standard entry requirements.

First we prepare you for your degree during the foundation year, bringing you up to speed with academic skills and a firm grounding in the subject. Then you can go on to do the full undergraduate degree.

On our increasingly well-regarded journalism course we develop enquiring minds so that you will be the ones to report tomorrow’s stories and find the answers to today’s questions.

If you want to become a journalist and explore what journalism is and where it’s heading, this is the perfect course for you.

Guided by staff with 150 years of combined journalistic expertise between them, you’ll be given a practical grounding in print, radio, photo and online journalism.

You’ll learn how to produce authoritative, incisive and imaginative work. As you search for the inside track on the vibrant, important living story that is east London, you’ll find no better place to practice your journalistic skills.

You’ll look at the problems, pitfalls and potential for today’s journalism, studying its past and debating its future.

Course Modules

Foundation Year: Academic Development (core) Independent Project (core) Reporting London (core), Year 1: Writing and Reporting (core) Photo, Audio and Video (core) Journalism Casebook (core) Journalism in Question (core), Year 2: Law, Ethics and Business (core) Rising East (Reporting) (core) Journalism Portfolio (core), Year 3: Entrepreneurial Journalism (core) Rising East (Editing) (core) Journalism Manifesto (core) Dissertation (optional) Insight (optional).

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £12,100 Overseas Fees