In a world where technology, and particular mobile devices are driving the decentralisation of news, the need for qualified journalists to gather, investigate, verify, analyse and communicate information has never been greater.
Studying a Journalism course at City, University of London will prepare you to successfully pursue a career in both traditional and emerging communication roles.
The need for qualified communications experts to gather, investigate, check and analyse information has never been greater.
Studying Journalism with us will prepare you for a range of exciting and challenging careers from more traditional journalism to emerging fields like data, interactive or mobile journalism (MoJo), or even in other professional writing, editing or content roles.
City has a renowned Journalism department and by studying with us you will benefit from our strong professional links and our central London location – on the doorstep of some of the world’s leading media organisations.
The subject can lead to a career as a reporter, investigative journalist or broadcast journalist, but the skills and experience you gain will also equip you for roles in:
- social media management
- public relations
- arts administration and policy.
How to become a journalist
Whichever type of journalism you choose, you will work with stories, communicating with an audience through a variety of media.
How to become a press officer
A career as a press officer is a challenging, fast-moving profession ideal for those with journalism training.
How to become an editor
Editors work on newspapers, magazines, books or websites to ensure content is consistent, grammatically correct and easily readable.
Students have use of extensive facilities including the journalism multimedia suite. The spaces were developed in consultation with experts from the BBC and ITN.
Tables uses Wolfvision cynap devices designed to allow students and staff to share and present from their own mobile device, to connect to remote meetings
Students have use of extensive facilities including a television studio. The spaces were developed in consultation with experts from the BBC and ITN.
The Journalism department has four radio studios and two radio broadcast studios, each equipped with high-tech production facilities.
The journalism multimedia suite provides a cutting-edge production facility that allows students to work together on group media projects.
Green screen TV area with links to main TV studio
Credit: James Rutherford
2 digital newsrooms with modern facilities that enable you to learn the skills required to produce newspapers, magazines and websites
students are led through the curriculum and participate in activities that mirror a typical broadcast newsroom
- Travel Writing Short courses and professional development
- Introduction to Broadcast Journalism Short courses and professional development
- Podcasting MA Postgraduate taught degree
- Journalism PhD/MPhil Postgraduate research degree
- Journalism BA (Hons) Undergraduate degree
- Investigative Journalism MA Postgraduate taught degree
- Magazine Journalism MA Postgraduate taught degree
- Broadcast Journalism MA Postgraduate taught degree
- Newspaper Journalism MA Postgraduate taught degree
- International Journalism MA Postgraduate taught degree
- Global Financial Journalism MA Postgraduate taught degree
- Television Journalism MA Postgraduate taught degree
- Erasmus Mundus Masters: Journalism, Media and Globalisation MA Postgraduate taught degree
- Digital and Social Journalism MA Postgraduate taught degree
- Journalism, Politics and History BA (Hons) Undergraduate degree
- Journalism Skills: How to Get Published Online and in Print Short courses and professional development