201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2020
80 th
Impact Rankings: Gender equality 2020
60 th
Impact Rankings: Reducing inequalities 2020
Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Avon, BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

Journalism and Publishing (Professional Placement Year) - Bath Spa University

Become a journalist for the twenty-first century and tell the stories that matter - 100% of our Publishing graduates were in work/further study six months after graduating (DLHE) - Create journalistic research and writing to a professional standard, from lifestyle magazines to mobile news journalism - Freedom to follow your passions On this exciting course you’ll develop a nose for a story and learn how to produce powerful writing, images and video for print and digital platforms. You’ll gain experience in a range of research approaches to give your work originality and depth. You’ll also become knowledgeable about ethics and the global media landscape. This flexible course is designed to let you focus on your interests across a range of areas, such as fashion, business, science, entertainment, sports and politics. You’ll play to your strengths, whether in news and investigative features, or consumer and independent magazines. With industry-standard facilities and specialist workshops in print, digital and live content, you’ll graduate with confidence across a range of publishing software and techniques. **More about the Professional Placement Year** A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers and Employability Team.