52 nd
Impact Rankings 2020
201+
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, United Kingdom

Journalism and Screenwriting - University of Worcester

**Overview** Journalism is vocationally focused and aims to support you to acquire the knowledge and skills that will equip you to work in today's multi-platform media environment. You are taught by experienced, trained and still practising journalists in state-of-the-art broadcasting facilities (including new radio studios linked to a newsroom and newly refurbished TV studios). There are opportunities for work placements with local media organisations (including the BBC) and a host of guest lectures by high-profile visitors to the course. You are able to tailor your studies to focus on particular aspects of journalism (from sports journalism to political journalism) or to branch out into wider areas of media and communications. Your learning is hands-on, with an emphasis on supporting you to seek journalism and communications roles once you have graduated. Screenwriting nurtures your love of story and aims to develop your skills as a writer and media practitioner for the 21st century. It provides creative, challenging approaches to writing for the screen and performance - from initial conception to production. You are taught by lecturers with both academic and professional, industry backgrounds who are well placed to offer you expert advice and to support your development of original writing. The course provides you with many opportunities to network with industry contacts, supporting your developing understanding of how your writing skills are transferable to employment within the media industries. **Key Features** - Students are taught by experienced, trained and practising professionals and also benefit from an exciting programme of guest lecturers from within the industry - High academic standards with an emphasis on critical evaluation, research skills and reflective practice - The Screenwriting aspect of the course reflects the requirements of training and skills organisations for the creative industries such as Creative Skillset - State-of-the-art facilities, including our new broadcasting suite - Excellent work placement opportunities, developed in collaboration with local organisations, including the BBC **Learn more about the course at our Open Days** Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days