Journalism Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Sports Journalism with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Sunderland 90% 5% 0% £9250 £16000 115 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Journalism with Human Rights (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex 77% 2% 5% £9250 £19500 129 Colchester On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) Teesside University 80% 10% 10% £9250 £15000 105 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) De Montfort University 70% 5% 25% £9250 £9250 £15750 £15750 126 Leicester On campus Full-time
Journalism and Publishing BA (Hons) Bath Spa University 89% 20% 15% £9250 £16905 128 Bath On campus Full-time
Journalism, Media and Communication and Human Resource Management BA (Hons) University of Strathclyde 76% 5% 9% £9250 £19600 209 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Derby 85% 5% 6% £9250 £14900 118 Derby On campus Full-time
Journalism and Sociology BA (Hons) University of Essex 67% 0% 8% £9250 £19500 130 Colchester On campus Full-time
Journalism, Media and Communication and Law BA (Hons) University of Strathclyde 90% 1% 0% £9250 £19600 205 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) University of Sunderland 90% 0% 5% £9250 £16000 128 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Fashion Journalism BA (Hons) University of Sunderland 90% 5% 0% £9250 £16000 115 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism BA (Hons) The University of Winchester 61% 5% 10% £9250 £16700 108 Winchester On campus Full-time
Broadcast Journalism BA (Hons) University of Huddersfield 62% 0% 10% £9250 £16500 121 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism BA (Hons) Staffordshire University - 0% 15% £9250 £16750 122 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Journalism with Human Rights BA (Hons) University of Essex 77% 2% 5% £9250 £19500 129 Colchester On campus Full-time
Photojournalism and Documentary Photography BA (Hons) University of Bolton 61% 5% 7% £9250 £40650 110 Bolton On campus Full-time
Fashion Journalism BA (Hons) University of East London 77% 6% 7% £9250 £14160 98 London On campus Full-time
Football Journalism BA (Hons) University of Derby 86% 0% 7% £9250 £14900 113 Derby On campus Full-time
Journalism and Modern Languages BA (Hons) University of Essex - 0% 10% £9250 £18585 137 Colchester On campus Full-time
Journalism with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Sunderland 90% 5% 0% £9250 £16000 115 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism with Placement BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 0% 0% £9250 £15000 £16125 111 Southampton On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism with Media Foundation BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 0% 0% £9250 £13020 £14000 111 Southampton On campus Full-time
Multimedia Journalism (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex 76% 5% 10% £9250 £19500 130 Colchester On campus Full-time
Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Teesside University 80% 10% 10% £9250 £15000 105 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Journalism (Sport Journalism) BA (Hons) Plymouth Marjon University 84% 0% 10% £9250 £14500 112 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Fashion Marketing and Journalism BA (Hons) London Metropolitan University 87% 5% 30% £9250 £17600 107 London On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 71% 0% 5% £9250 £16085 110 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism BA Sheffield Hallam University 60% 0% 30% £9250 £15860 £16655 94 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Sport Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Teesside University 80% 5% 5% £9250 £15000 94 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Journalism, Media and Communication and Psychology BA (Hons) University of Strathclyde 86% 0% 0% £9250 £19600 213 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Journalism, Film and Television Studies BA (Hons) London Metropolitan University 81% 5% 30% £9250 £17600 100 London On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) Plymouth Marjon University 84% 0% 10% £9250 £14500 127 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Journalism and Sociology (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex 67% 0% 10% £9250 £19500 137 Colchester On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 0% 0% £9250 £15000 £16125 111 Southampton On campus Full-time
English and Journalism with a Foundation Year BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 87% 0% 15% £9250 £16085 127 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of West London 96% 5% 5% £9250 £16250 139 Ealing On campus Full-time
Journalism and Criminology BA (Hons) University of Essex 67% 0% 8% £9250 £19500 130 Colchester On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 43% 0% 5% £9250 £16085 139 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Journalism Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons) The University of Sheffield 82% 0% 4% £9250 £25540 154 Sheffield On campus Full-time
History and Journalism, Media and Communication BA (Hons) University of Strathclyde 87% 5% 0% £9250 £19600 188 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Cymraeg a Newyddiaduraeth BA (Hons) Cardiff University 87% 0% 0% £9000 £20450 £22700 172 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Journalism and Politics (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex 59% 0% 7% £9250 £19500 152 Colchester On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) University of Huddersfield 62% 5% 0% £9250 £16500 106 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism (with placement) BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 94% 0% 11% £9250 £15000 £15450 120 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism BA (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University 61% 5% 5% £9250 £16100 133 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Specialist Sports Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Derby 85% 5% 6% £9250 £14900 118 Derby On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) Robert Gordon University 92% 10% 10% £5660 £15860 161 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Fashion Journalism with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Sunderland 90% 5% 0% £9250 £16000 115 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Broadcast and Digital Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of West London 96% 5% 5% £9250 £16250 139 Ealing On campus Full-time
Journalism with a Foundation Year BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 49% 0% 5% £9250 £16085 148 Birmingham On campus Full-time
English and Journalism, Media and Communication BA (Hons) University of Strathclyde 93% 0% 0% £9250 £19600 204 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Multimedia Journalism (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Bournemouth University 81% 5% 25% £9250 £17800 122 Poole On campus Full-time
Journalism and Publishing (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons) Bath Spa University 86% 10% 10% £9250 £16905 139 Bath On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) Edinburgh Napier University 82% 0% 0% £9250 £15160 168 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism with a Foundation Year BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 49% 0% 5% £9250 £16085 148 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Journalism and Literature BA (Hons) University of Essex 85% 5% 10% £9250 £19500 128 Colchester On campus Full-time
Journalism and Criminology (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex 67% 0% 8% £9250 £19500 130 Colchester On campus Full-time
Photojournalism and Documentary Photography BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 88% 5% 10% £9250 £15000 £15450 126 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Specialist Sports Journalism BA (Hons) University of Derby 85% 5% 5% £9250 £14900 133 Derby On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) University of West London 96% 5% 5% £9250 £16250 139 Ealing On campus Full-time
Journalism and Sociology (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex 67% 0% 8% £9250 £19500 130 Colchester On campus Full-time
Media, Culture and Journalism BA (Hons) University of South Wales - 5% 15% £9000 £12600 104 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Journalism, Media and Communication and Spanish BA (Hons) University of Strathclyde 86% 0% 5% £9250 £19600 207 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Journalism with Photography BA (Hons) Plymouth Marjon University 84% 0% 10% £9250 £14500 112 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Journalism, Politics and History BA (Hons) City University London 78% 10% 6% £9250 £19290 119 London On campus Full-time
Multimedia Journalism (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex 76% 5% 10% £9250 £19500 130 Colchester On campus Full-time
Journalism with Education BA (Hons) Ulster University 83% 0% 0% £9250 £15840 £16320 137 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Multimedia Journalism BA (Hons) Bournemouth University 81% 5% 25% £9250 £17800 116 Poole On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) University of South Wales 54% 0% 0% £9000 £12600 112 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Journalism, Media and English Literature BA (Hons) Cardiff University 56% 10% 0% £9000 £20450 £22700 161 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Multimedia Sports Journalism (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Bournemouth University 81% 5% 25% £9250 £17800 122 Poole On campus Full-time
Journalism and Literature (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex 85% 5% 10% £9250 £19500 128 Colchester On campus Full-time
Creative Writing and Journalism BA (Hons) Middlesex University 75% 15% 15% £9250 £15100 132 London On campus Full-time
Media and Journalism BA (Hons) University of Sussex 61% 6% 10% £9250 £25000 146 Brighton On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) London Metropolitan University 81% 10% 5% £9250 £17600 100 London On campus Full-time
Media, Journalism and Culture BA (Hons) Cardiff University 85% 5% 5% £9000 £20450 £22700 164 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Multimedia Journalism BA (Hons) University of Essex 76% 0% 15% £9250 £19500 134 Colchester On campus Full-time
Photojournalism and Documentary Photography (with Foundation) BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 80% 7% 7% £9250 £15000 £15450 126 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) University of Roehampton 88% 0% 10% £9250 £15000 97 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Journalism and Politics (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex 67% 0% 10% £9250 £19500 137 Colchester On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 94% 0% 5% £9250 £15000 £15450 120 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism BA (Hons) University of Sunderland 90% 5% 0% £9250 £16000 128 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Journalism, Media and Communication and Economics BA (Hons) University of Strathclyde 88% 0% 15% £9250 £19600 197 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Music Journalism BA (Hons) University of Huddersfield 62% 6% 20% £9250 £16500 107 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Journalism and Criminology (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex 67% 0% 8% £9250 £19500 130 Colchester On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) The University of Winchester 60% 5% 20% £9250 £16700 124 Winchester On campus Full-time
Journalism with History BA (Hons) Ulster University 86% 0% 3% £9250 £15840 £16320 128 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism BA (Hons) University of South Wales 47% 5% 15% £9000 £12600 120 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Journalism and Communications BA (Hons) Cardiff University 76% 12% 5% £9000 £20450 £22700 161 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Broadcast and Digital Journalism BA (Hons) University of West London 96% 5% 5% £9250 £16250 139 Ealing On campus Full-time
English and Journalism BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 89% 8% 26% £9250 £16085 132 Birmingham On campus Full-time
English and Creative Writing and Journalism, Media and Communication BA (Hons) University of Strathclyde 93% 0% 0% £9250 £19600 224 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Sports Journalism with Placement and Media Foundation Year BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 0% 0% £9250 £13020 £14000 111 Southampton On campus Full-time
Journalism BA (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University 86% 5% 10% £9250 £16100 126 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Journalism with English BA (Hons) Ulster University 80% 0% 0% £9250 £15840 £16320 132 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Journalism (Communication) BA (Hons) Brunel University 86% 0% 0% £9250 £17665 £19430 111 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Broadcast and Multimedia Journalism BA (Hons) University of East Anglia 66% 5% 7% £9250 £20600 149 Norwich On campus Full-time
Journalism Studies BA (Hons) The University of Sheffield 82% 0% 4% £9250 £25540 152 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Journalism with Human Rights (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex 77% 2% 5% £9250 £19500 129 Colchester On campus Full-time
Journalism, Media and Communication and Politics and International Relations BA (Hons) University of Strathclyde 100% 5% 10% £9250 £19600 218 Glasgow On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
77 /100
2501 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Journalism

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22011 £20901 £24871
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £25034 £16859 - £25435 £19876 - £30908

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22460 £21584 £25588
25-75 percentile range £20176 - £25197 £17305 - £25839 £20429 - £31438

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Journalism

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Journalism who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Journalism

  • National, Regional and Local Newspapers
  • Radio and Television Stations
  • Magazines
  • Media and Broadcast Companies
  • Creative Digital Media Companies
  • PR Consultancies
  • Advertising and Marketing Companies

Specialisations within Journalism

  • Global Journalism
  • Digital and Interactive- Media Journalism
  • Public Relations and Advertising
  • Photojournalism
  • Journalism Design and Graphics
  • Science and Environmental Journalism
  • Political Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • News Reporting and Writing
  • Enterprise Journalism
  • Sports Journalism

Jobs of graduates of Journalism (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Journalism at Bath Spa University

30% Administrative occupations
15% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Secretarial and related occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Administrative occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
0% Sales occupations
0% Managers, directors and senior officials

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Journalism

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Journalism, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Journalism is the study of reporting, photographing and editing news stories.

The median salary of graduates of Journalism was £22011 15 months after graduation, £20901 3 years after graduation and £24871 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Journalism studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA