Course Introduction

**Why choose this course?**

– Reasons to choose Kingston – Kingston is ranked No 1 in London for journalism and publishing (Guardian University League tables 2020).

– You’ll have many opportunities to do work experience and internships in London, the hub of the UK’s media industry. You’ll be supported by our work placement scheme.

– You’ll gain hands-on experience at our student-run River newspaper and River Online (a past winner of the Guardian Student Media Award newspaper of the year).

**About this course**

Are you looking for a course that prepares you for the demands of a career in journalism? By studying journalism at Kingston, you’ll develop skills in digital journalism, mobile reporting, video and social media, news and feature-writing. You’ll also study the context of journalism within society.

This degree can be tailored to your interests and career goals. Subjects include broadcast journalism, data journalism, magazine journalism, visual storytelling, or international, business, fashion or sports journalism. You’ll have the opportunity to produce your own live digital and print publications.

Core subjects include news production, video, layout, ethics and media law. There is also the opportunity to pursue a research project and to study abroad at one of our partner universities.

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 1

- Digital Skills for Journalists

- Journalism in the Wider World

- Practical Journalism 1

- Thinking about Journalism

Year 2

- Broadcast Journalism

- Journalism in History and Literature

- Journalism Research Paper

- Magazine Journalism

- Practical Journalism 2

Year 3

- Journalism Dissertation

- Journalism, Ethics and the Industry

- Practical Journalism 3

- Special Study: Literary Journalism and War

- Specialist Journalism: Business

- Specialist Journalism: Sport

- Specialist Journalism: Fashion

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

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