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Our journalism students shape the way we see the world, bringing hot topics from across the globe into our industry-standard newsroom. Find your specialism on one of our journalism courses, covering skills from writing and reporting to broadcasting and media production.

Journalism at NTU

The world continues to change, and the media landscape with it. We’ll guide and support you into the dynamic world of media and journalism.

Journalism, media and communications are intriguing and exciting fields to study, demanding fresh skills and relevant knowledge – technically, culturally and creatively. With great teaching, fantastic in-work opportunities and professional facilities, we’ll prepare you for a career in the media and creative industries.

We’ll turn your passion and talent into something that audiences can connect with. Whether you want to work in radio, TV, newsrooms, factual programming, events or PR, we’ll help you take your ability to a professional level.

Our network of experienced academics, visiting experts and professional partners will help you to consolidate skills and knowledge. Our graduates now work across the media and creative industries, with companies such as the BBC, ITN, Sky News, Channel 5 News, ILR radio, BAFTA, and a range of newspapers across the UK.

If you are looking to specialise our Masters courses are tailored towards professional practice to hone your skills for a career in broadcasting, journalism and related occupations.


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From expert staff to cutting-edge facilities, we've got everything you need to succeed in Journalism.

Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism

Your first stop on the road to becoming a professional and ethical journalist is our Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism. With one of the largest newsrooms in the country, the latest tech and supportive technicians and tutors, you'll learn the confidence you need to be comfortable in any news studio in the world.

Careers in Journalism

Our links with local and national television, newspapers, magazines, radio stations, and voluntary organisations all open the classroom up to the cultural life of the city and beyond. They bring contexts, flavours, and worldwide vistas to your learning. You’ll leave NTU with the range of multimedia skills needed in today’s media industry

Some of our recent graduates are working in media and businesses around the world, including:

  • BBC, and BBC Radio 5 Live
  • Sky
  • ITV
  • Bauer Media
  • Good Morning Britain
  • Kiss FM
  • Nottingham Post
  • Daily Mail
  • Notts TV
  • The Media Group
  • Talk Sport
  • Manchester City FC
  • Number 9 Films
  • Press Association Ltd
  • China Global Television Network
  • Immediate Media
  • InTouch Games

They have secured a variety of roles including:

  • Journalists and reporters
  • Freelance journalists
  • Producers and podcast producers
  • Editors
  • Communications Officer
  • Researchers
  • Content Writer and Manager
  • Marketing and Social Media Executives
  • Media Consultant
  • Publicist
  • Videographer
  • PR Consultants and Executives

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