Planit


Journalism

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Merchiston Campus

Content

Year 1:
Introduction to Journalism; Multimedia Reporting 1; Study Skills; Media Studies; Power of Language; Contemporary British History; Option.

Year 2:
Multimedia Reporting 2; Media Law for Journalists; Media Regulation and Ethics; Feature Writing; Broadcast Journalism 1; Global Current Affairs; Option.

Year 3:
Broadcast Journalism 2; Public Affairs; Researching Journalism; Magazine Production; Options (including Collaborative Project; Journalism and Literature; Online Communication; Public Relations; Information, Communication and Society).

Year 4:
Dissertation; Multimedia Newsroom; Major Journalism Project; Options (including Media Policy and Censorship, Power and Information; Specialist Reporting or Political Communication).

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at BBBB including English.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBCC including English.

For entry to year 2 you must have 3 Advanced Highers at BBC including English.

An interview and portfolio will form part of the application process.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

P500

Course Length

4 years

Department

Film, Journalism and Media

SCQF Level

9/10

Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR

Journalism

Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing