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Humanities Journalism & Creative Writing

As well as carrying out ground-breaking research into a range of media topics, we also offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in journalism where our students work with internationally-recognised academics and highly experienced journalists.

Undergraduate study

BA in Journalism & Creative Writing

This popular and established subject can be studied as joint degree with another subject. You can combine it with English, History, Italian, Economics, Education, Human Resource Management, Law, and Politics.

Read more about the BA in Journalism & Creative Writing with English or the complete list of Journalism & Creative Writing courses

Postgraduate study

Our taught graduate programme combine academic excellence in journalism studies with professional education to industry standards.

We offer a taught Masters degree in:

MLitt Digital Journalism

This course will equip you with the skills to produce multimedia news and features. You’ll develop sound analytical, ethical and entrepreneurial skills in order to perform at a high level in the digital media world.

Find out further information on MLitt Digital Journalism.


We’ve strong links with the journalism profession with regular guest speakers from UK news organisations. Our Visiting Professor, Blair Jenkins is a former BBC news editor and chief executive of the Yes campaign.

We carry out research into a range of media topics including journalism ethics, politics and investigative journalism. 

Find out about research and how we work with industry.


Find details on Journalism research and academic staff.


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