United Kingdom

University of the West of England

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

University of the West of England

Journalism and Public Relations

This course enables students to develop skills in digital journalism and public relations practice across print, screen and internet platforms, alongside an understanding of the local and global political, economic and media contexts in which both industries work; students are immersed in digital production technologies combined with writing, marketing and media strategy skills ensuring they are employable across a range of communication industries in the public and private sector. Students work flexibly, creatively and independently; communicating effectively in written, oral or visual forms; organising and managing supervised, self-directed projects and learning how to communicate in interpersonal and mediated settings. At its core the degree will focus on the management of communications between organisations and the public and grounding you in the key practices, concepts and theories in preparation for work as Journalism, Public Relations, marketing and communications practitioners. Special Features: Upon completion you will have produced a portfolio of writing across multimedia journalism, public relations and marketing; International study in Malaysia an option at level three; New multimedia studio facilities and strong industry links in Bristol with work placement opportunities; Students are taught by experienced journalists, public relations professionals and academic researchers from around the world and we have strong external links with the BBC, Bristol Evening Post, Bristol City Council and local Public Relations companies. Graduates enter a wide range of professions including journalism, publishing, media production, public relations, marketing and events management.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    City Campus,Bristol
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,750