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Journalism

Robert Gordon University

Content

Year 1:
News Writing; Introduction to Media Law; Broadcast Journalism and Production; Governing the UK; Media Business; Visual Culture and Design.

Year 2:
Features Writing; Principles and Practice of Reporting; Web Design; Media Production Project; Public Relations; Media Semiotics and Discourse.

Year 3:
Applied News Production; Media History; Advanced Law for Journalists or Political Participation and Pressure Groups; 12 week Placement OR 6 week Placement OR Magazine Journalism AND Creative Industries Theory and Practice.

Year 4:
Semester 1: Research Methods; Investigative Journalism.
Two elective modules from: Media Strategy; Celebrity Culture; Digital Journalism in Practice OR Postmodern Culture.
Semester 2: Research Project; Investigative Journalism.
One elective module from: Political Communication and Public Affairs OR Women and the Media.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at ABBB including English.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

P500

Course Length

4 years

Department

School of Creative and Cultural Business

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.rgu.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR

Journalism

Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing