• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Multimedia Journalism (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University   is the only double-accredited journalism degree in Scotland.

Our academic staff are experienced journalists with excellent industry contacts. Experts from the BBC, STV, Newsquest and The Scotsman frequently deliver guest lectures. Working with industry partners, you can access mentorship support, placements and extracurricular opportunities. This industry-based experience will boost your CV and career prospects.

Key facts:

We live in a connected society. Information is readily available and the lines between fact and opinion are increasingly blurred. A career in journalism in the digital age requires new, creative ways of engaging audiences in honest and ethical reporting.


This programme is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • News writing and Journalism
  • Shorthand Theory
  • Broadcast and Online Production
  • Media Industries
  • Introduction to Media Analysis
  • Introduction to Public Relations
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

  • SQA Higher: AABB including English or Media Studies
  • A level: BCC plus GCSE English B/5
  • ILC Higher: H1, H2, H2, H3 including English or Media Studies at H2 or above
  • IB Diploma: 25 points including English
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM plus GCSE English B/5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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