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Journalism, English & Communication

BU’s courses in this area enjoy an outstanding reputation in the industry, giving you access to excellent facilities, placement opportunities and a strong network of graduates and professional contacts.

Journalism, English & Communication courses

Why study Journalism, English & Communication at BU?

  • Continually advised and updated by industry: Work with cutting-edge resources, industry-standard equipment, guest speakers and staff with invaluable industry expertise
  • Excellent graduate employment record: Our graduate employment record is excellent, with graduates going on to work for the likes of ITV, BMW, Time Out, BBC, Pixar and Sky
  • Extensive placements network: We work with high-profile companies to offer placements to our students; the BBC, Endemol, Disney and IBM are among the many names that have taken BU placement students
  • Largest UK centre of professional higher education for film and media: Some of our courses delivered by the Faculty of Media & Communication, the largest centre of professional higher education for the film and media industry in the UK
  • Additional qualifications: Some of our courses are accredited by professional bodies like the National Council for the Training of Journalists or the Chartered Institute of Marketing and offer additional qualifications as a result

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Courses with a Foundation Year option: If you don’t yet have the right qualifications to study your chosen subject, a Foundation Year offers an alternative route to access a degree course. It involves an initial year of study that will enable you to progress onto the first year of one of our eligible undergraduate degrees.

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BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism (with Foundation Year option)

If you’d like to work in the fast-paced world of journalism then this is the course for you – designed to equip you with all the skills needed to work in a multi-disciplinary media environment, including TV, radio, print and online journalism.