801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Journalism - Sheffield Hallam University

•Conduct your own interviews and vox-pops. •Cover a range of real events including courts and council meetings. •Produce tightly written work to deadline and word count. •Learn media law and ethics, including industry codes of conduct. •Integrate digital journalism into all your practical work. From the start, you create content for a variety of media platforms, using audio, photography and video. You learn how to use social media professionally and set up your own professional website. There is also an opportunity to apply to study abroad as part of the Erasmus programme. Learning takes place in lectures, interactive workshops, seminars and screenings, where key topics and concepts are introduced and explored. You are encouraged to work in teams and small groups as well as developing an individual approach to your learning. You learn through •lectures •interactive workshops •seminars •screenings •essays •examinations •group and individual presentations •practical work Work placements You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Live projects You have opportunities for work experience throughout your course, through our strong links with the creative industries. Previous students have •helped produce programmes for Radio 5 Live •worked at BBC Radio Sheffield •run the website for Doncaster Rovers •worked as editorial assistants for the Independent, Vogue, Heat and Gay Times •written for the Huffington Post and Buzzfeed •covered elections for TV station Sheffield Live Field trips We have students working at Sheffield Doc/Fest – one of the top three documentary film festivals in the world – attending exclusive workshops with international industry experts. Our annual Creative Industries Pathway event brings you face-to-face with leading figures across the media industry, while our annual Grad Talk connects you with recent journalism, media and PR graduates who can pass on invaluable tips about how to progress from university to career. Networking opportunities We have a lively guest lecture programme, where our contacts across the media give one-off talks. It's been described as one of the best in the country by the magazine industry body the Professional Publishers Association. Recent guest lecturers have come from online and print magazines, radio and television newsrooms, local and national newspapers, PR companies and marketing agencies. Accreditation This course is accredited by the Professional Publishers Association.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,250