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Communication & Journalism

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Communication & Journalism courses

If you're inspired by the power of outstanding communication & journalism, our degrees present a variety of options to explore.

We’re renowned for industry-focused, skills-based courses led by professional practitioners, producing graduates who are ready to thrive in their relative fields, with an excellent graduate employment record. Some of our students have gone onto work at national and international organisations including ITV, Pixar, Sky, Time Out and BMW.

Throughout your time with us, we prepare you for the working world via inspiring guest lectures and work placements. We have an extensive network of companies that offer placements, organisations that have taken our students in the past include the BBC, Disney, Working Title, Endemol, Meridian and IBM. 

Our industry recognised courses not only provide you with a range of transferable skills but also opportunities for you to gain professional qualifications alongside your degree, helping you to stand out from the crowd when you graduate. 

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Placements with top companies

We work with an extensive network of global companies and organisations, meaning the world really is your oyster. For our Business School, these include PricewaterhouseCoopers, JP Morgan, IBM, Disney and the Bank of New York.
Get involved

Get involved

Bolster your already blossoming CV by getting involved with hands-on reporting and production through the student-led Nerve Media, or other channels such as the BIRSt radio station and The Rock newspaper.

BU writing competitions

Fresher Writing Prize

BU is home to Fresher, the publishing house for new voices, nurturing the talent of the future and encouraging new writers everywhere. The annual Fresher Writing Prize offers a chance to win fantastic prizes, designed to help boost your career as a writer, including advice and feedback on your work from an industry professional. 

New Media Writing Prize

The New Media Writing Prize (NMWP) is an annual event, showcasing exciting and inventive stories and poetry that integrate a variety of formats, platforms, and digital media. The NMWP has attracted entries from all around the world, view the 2019 shortlists and winners.

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