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Bournemouth University – The Media School

The Media School at Bournemouth University:

The Media School is the UK’s only

Centre for Excellence in Media Practice

(as designated by Higher Education Funding Council for England) and is also an accredited

Skillset Screen and Media Academy

These endorsements firmly establish the School as a major education centre for the media industries. In addition the School is involved in a range of high profile Research and Knowledge Transfer initiatives.

The BA (Hons) Multi-media Journalism course is the only course in the UK to be accredited by all three professional bodies – the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), The Periodicals Training Council (PTC) and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC). The MA Multi-Media Journalism course is the first in the UK to explore the full potential of multi-platform (convergent) news publishing and is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council.

Through experience and reputation, The Media School offers you:

  • Strong links with national and local media organisations
  • High profile guest lectures from famous media personalities including Andrew Marr, Ed Richards, Duncan Campbell, Eve Pollard and Mark Thompson
  • Superb work placement opportunities to give you a real edge when it comes to seeking employment
  • An extremely high graduate employment rate, with graduates now working in major news organisations worldwide
  • You will also benefit from:

  • Full engagement with contemporary theory and exposure to underlying and cutting-edge issues that the next generation of journalists need to understand, such as covering traumatic news events
  • All practical teaching staff are experienced journalists, ensuring that the very latest techniques are available to you
  • Practical work is produced to industry-standard packages and firm deadlines
  • State-of-the-art print and broadcast newsrooms, including a fully HD TV studio. Sony’s bespoke design is the first campus based facility of its kind in the country
  • Dedicated edit suites, desktop publishing suites and 24 hour access to all facilities.
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    Click on our courses to find more details:

    BA (Hons) Multi-Media Journalism (BJTC, NCTJ and PTC accredited)

    MA Multi-Media Journalism (BJTC accredited)
    The Media School at Bournemouth University also offers a variety of courses in media production, animation and corporate and marketing communications, including:

    BA (Hons) Public Relations (Chartered Institute of Public Relations accredited)

    BA (Hons) Communication and Media

    BA English (new for 2010)

    MA Writing for the Media

    MA Public Relations (Chartered Institute of Public Relations accredited)

    BA Radio

    MA Creative Media Practice

    You may also be interested in our new short courses which can be built up to a recognised post graduate degree, these courses include:

    Journalism Short Courses

    • Convergence Journalism
    • The Ethical Journalist
    • Editorial Leadership
    • Entrepreneurial Journalism
    • The Global Newsroom
    • Writing, Editing and Publishing.

    For more information please see short courses

    short courses

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