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 media 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 also provide 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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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.