Overview Journalism is a rapidly changing and always exciting sector to be involved in. Our degree will equip you with the technical and incisive critical thinking skills you will need to tell stories across platforms and hit the ground running in the fast paced and exciting journalism and communication industry. Why study BA Journalism and Communication at Middlesex University? Our degree places employability at its core, with modules designed to help you develop your own sense of the type of journalist you will be. From broadcast and sports journalism, to digital or magazine publishing, fashion and long-form documentary journalism, our degree provides you with the scope and choices you need to make this happen. This degree is designed for anybody interested in journalism and the role the media plays in our society and would equally suit those coming from college or sixth form, or mature students with experience who wish to enter a different field. We have strong ties with industry, with work placements available at a number of high-profile news outlets, such as BBC London, ITV and London Live and you are encouraged to gain work experience from day one. Modules such as Entrepreneurship and the Independent Project allow you to take work placements and teach you how to stand out and market your skills in the workplace. We have an annual employability in journalism event that equips you with what you need to know to get in to the industry. Course highlights Our modules centre on our state-of-the-art Newsroom and TV studio, and place employability at their core You will be taught by a team of experienced practitioners, dedicated technical tutors, and passionate academics at the forefront of research to inform the innovation of practice You could choose to take modules that will equip you with transferable skills to enter the communication industry job sector generally You can take advantage of the university's strong links with industry and opportunities for you to gain work placements, and be involved in journalism on-campus – we have our own website that showcases student work and a lecture series, MDX Conversations, which invites high-profile and influential journalists to discuss the latest trends in journalism and media As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.