United Kingdom

Teesside University

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Tees Valley, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS1 3BX, United Kingdom

Teesside University

Journalism with Foundation Year

Summary: This integrated foundation year degree programme prepares you for degree-level study in a range of disciplines across the humanities. With a focus on critical thinking, academic research, professional writing, and communication skills, you build the knowledge and confidence to progress to Level 4. 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. More than 80% of our final-year degree students received a first-class or 2.1 degree in 2016 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: When you successfully complete the foundation year, you can progress to the first year of the degree. A degree in journalism offers a well-established entry point into one of the most challenging and exciting careers. Graduates have taken up a range of roles at organisations such as BBC Tees, Sky Sports and Trinity Mirror.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Middlesbrough