In a dynamic and vibrant communications environment, the challenge is to keep ahead of the ever-changing demands of the industries and respond to how audiences engage with content.
Our degrees are professionally orientated and employment-focused. We enjoy strong industry links with employers in the UK news industry, international publishers, communication agencies, and content providers.
Our research has global impact and helps commercial and public service news and other organisations, informs policy as well as professional activity in advantageous ways. BU academics and staff have professional and research expertise in journalism, narrative, media and cultural theory. Research findings inform course content, ensuring that everything we teach is up to date and relevant to today’s global media.
These courses include guest lectures and master classes which helps you develop relationships with professionals in your chosen field to enhance employment opportunities. You’ll have access to a range of professional facilities and resources that are standard within industry.
Graduates learn valuable transferrable and disciplinary knowledge and skills that enable them to go straight into a range of careers locally, nationally and internationally, and often enjoy an accelerated rate of promotion.