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Journalism (with Placement Year)
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Journalism (with Placement Year)

Coventry University
On campus
 1073 Points
4 Years
Apply date
Aug 2024

Program Description

Digital, mobile and social media have transformed the Journalism business. This professionally-accredited course is primarily focused on your employability and aims to provide you with skills and techniques necessary to make your mark in any area of the journalism and communications industry.

Our Journalism, Publishing and PR courses are ranked 2nd in the United Kingdom by the Guardian University Guide 2021 and will help you become ambitious, informed and versatile media professionals ready to succeed in newsroom, platform or media organisations.

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Year 1

Journalism Production and Storytelling 1 and 2

Journalism in Context

Media Law in Practice

Year 2

Journalism and Society

Journalism Production and Storytelling 3

Journalism in Practice

Law and Ethics for Journalists

Experimental Journalism Production and Storytelling 4

Optional modules

Placement Year

Professional Placement

Year 4

Planning your Project

Journalism Production and Storytelling 5

Final project or Dissertation

Optional modules


In the process of exploring journalism and communication skills you should have the opportunity to develop throughout the course and this should prepare you for a wide range of potential future careers in other areas, such as:

  • PR
  • social media content
  • marketing
  • politics
  • commercial business
  • publishing

Recent graduates of the course have gone on to work for a range of:

  • broadcasters
  • newspapers
  • magazines
  • online outlets

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