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21450 GBP/year
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About

Good journalists need traditional skills like spotting big stories and excellent newswriting and digital skills like video editing and social media. Our staff in the Journalism Studies programme from University of Sheffield have decades of journalistic experience and teach all these techniques expertly.

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Overview

As part of your Journalism Studies course at University of Sheffield , you'll practise journalism for real, covering your own patch in the city. Every assignment will present a different challenge. You could be on location filming for a documentary. You may be reporting from a courtroom on the details of a criminal prosecution. 

Key Features 

  • Another day could find you interviewing a politician or a sports star. Your work experience will build up your portfolio of work and CV. Our many connections in the media industry help to open up a huge range of work experience opportunities.
  • They do this because the best journalists aren't just good at working a camera and note-taking in shorthand. The best journalists understand the difference between good and bad journalism. They grasp the responsibilities of their profession and its rich history. They know that journalism is about right and wrong, war and peace, liberty and democracy. It's about the life stories of people, societies, and entire continents.

Accreditation

  • This degree is double-accredited: by the National Council for the Training of Journalists and the Professional Publishing Association.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Journalism Skills (Part One)
  • Public Administration for Journalists
  • Researching and Reporting
  • Ethical Issues In Journalism
  • Ethics and Journalism
  • State of Sheffield - Global perspectives on local issues

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Levels + additional qualifications | BBB + B in a relevant EPQ
  • International Baccalaureate | 33
  • BTEC | DDD in a relevant subject
  • Scottish Highers | AAABB
  • Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | B + AB
  • Access to HE Diploma | 60 credits overall in a relevant subject with 45 at Level 3 with Distinctions in 30 Level 3 credits and Merits in 15 Level 3 credits
  • Mature students - explore other routes for mature students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21450 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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