Journalism

BA (Hons)

Robert Gordon University offers an intensive and practical BA (Hons) Journalism degree that will equip you with the key skills needed for a rewarding career in Journalism or related industries. Our multimedia course provides you with critical knowledge and specialist theoretical, analytical and production skills for working in this fast-paced environment.

The course has an emphasis on practical learning with a grounding in the theoretical aspects of journalistic practice. You will gain practical experience in reporting across print, broadcast, and electronic platforms. You will learn first-hand from experienced journalists by participating in ‘live’ news days, visiting local broadcasting organisations, and listening to guest speakers. You will study how news is sourced, regulated, produced, and consumed, and examine the effects of this on different audiences, developing transferable skills which are essential for the wider media profession.

1st in Scotland for course satisfaction in Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations (Guardian University Guide 2022)

1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK* for overall student satisfaction in Journalism (National Student Survey 2022, *excluding colleges, small, specialist and private institutions)

This course has one study option

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Start Date

September

Course Length

4 years

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​Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 

We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.

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