Teesside University

151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018


Summary: This degree, which is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), offers a well-established entry point to one of the most challenging and sought-after graduate career paths. Course details: The programme is taught by industry professionals with a broad range of experience – in TV, radio, print and online. Our aim is to ensure a high-quality student experience whilst meeting the needs of a rapidly transforming industry at a time of unprecedented global world. Journalists graduating from Teesside are equipped with the necessary storytelling skills to succeed across multiple media platforms. Last year more than 80% of our final-year students received a first-class or 2.1 degree whilst student work is nationally recognised for its excellence. Studying journalism at Teesside, you begin by learning the basics of original content creation – how to find a story, discover your individual voice, and expand your interests and knowledge. You understand how stories are reframed for digital and social media and how to set up your own website and generate revenue. Our unique multimedia platform Tside includes a website, social media channels, print publication, a TV and radio show. Here you produce original journalism for a wide range of audiences. Whether your passion is sport, fashion, music or traditional news, we aim to ensure that you are industry-ready to take up your chosen career. After the course: Nine out of ten of our students were in full time employment or further study six months after graduating - three quarters in a media professional or management level job, according to Unistats. As a student you are offered bespoke careers training and supported work placement opportunities with some of the leading media companies in the country. You can also apply for paid internship opportunities at a range of media organisations, supported by the University’s Boost programme. Other employability activity includes the annual Teesside Journalism Awards feature prizes from a range of companies including BBC, Sky, the i, Trinity Mirror and The Sun’s Fabulous Magazine; recent graduates and media employers regularly visit campus to meet with students and identify emerging talent in events like Mind the Gap – GetAhead; and first-year journalism students compete for mentoring places within the BBC. Graduates from our journalism programmes have gone to work for the BBC, Sky, The Mirror, regional newspapers, public relations and marketing, social media and digital news.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Teesside University,Middlesbrough