What will I learn?

Our journalism and digital media course aims to make you ultra-employable, teaching the invaluable skills that employees need to survive and thrive in the industry. This course has a focus on three key areas of specialism:• journalism• media production• media publishingWithin these strands it also covers everything from creative and technical skills, to planning and problem solving. More importantly, these practical and theoretical skills are utilised in nearly every modern business, meaning that whatever and wherever your future passions lie, you’ll be equipped to contribute as a valuable employee. This course also allows you to tailor your assignments within a variety of specialisms should you wish. This will mean that in your final year of study you can also receive recognition of your specific skills: BroadcastingJournalism Visual JournalismPodcasting and RadioPRPublishing This course will teach you to be an all-rounder in the studio or office environment, with modules covering subjects including copywriting, PPC and Google advertising, digital content production and planning, and design skills. You will use the most up-to-date Adobe creative software, media hardware, Google based applications, and social media platforms, and learn intricate and practical skills that modern communications industries crave. What You’ll Do:This course will give you the opportunities to manage content, written, visual and audio, for specific projects, publications and campaigns. You will gain the invaluable technical and practical skills and capabilities to prepare you for the journalism and media jobs of the future. In your final year, you will have the choice to focus on a specialist area of journalism and digital media. You have the choice to expand your knowledge in the production of podcasting and broadcasting, writing for a target audience, multi-platform journalism, managing digital content for PR campaigns, visual journalism, documentary film or digital PR and branded media.Course Features:Digital journalismFilm production Photography and digital imagingPublishingBuilding Audiences Media ProductionLive streamingAudio, music and podcastingAdobe creative skillsGoogle suite training Graduate Destinations: This course has been designed to make you employable over a number of fields. Depending on your module choices, it will set you up for roles such as: copywriter, digital media practitioner, digital media editor, digital designer, content creator, social media manager, campaign officer, sound designer, web officer, and much more.

Which department am I in?

Computing and Digital Technologies

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 19,144) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022


Sixth Form College, Stoke on Trent

Sixth Form College, Stoke On Trent,

Leek Road,


ST4 2HN, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed a International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with 28 points overall. IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each component or an equivalent approved qualification.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University is an outstanding choice for students who prioritise teaching excellence.

  • Shortlisted for University of the Year (THE 2020)
  • Several vibrant campuses to choose from across
  • High investment in new, cutting-edge facilities
  • 78% of research rated as world leading

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