What will I learn?

Learn the theory and practice behind the fascinating and influential world of journalism, while diversifying your skillset by studying Media as a joint honours course. You will be taught by a team of experienced subject experts with a range of relevant professional, industry and creative expertise.You will have the opportunity to:- Benefit from DMU’s strong links with local media partners including BBC Radio Leicester, community media organisations and Leicester’s independent arts and cinema complex, Phoenix Cinema. These close links can provide opportunities for work experience in real-world settings and cultural connections alongside your studies.- Contribute to DMU’s own student media group Demon Media, with the chance to produce content for multimedia platforms including a magazine, radio station, YouTube channel and website. - Develop your practical and professional skills in our dedicated newsroom and access our creative technology studios, including editing suites, TV and radio studios, dark rooms, blue and green screen studios and video production laboratories. - Expand your horizons with our international experience programme DMU Global. Students have gained insight into the rapidly changing world of newspapers at the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong and learnt about the art of conspiracy by delving into media archives in New York.Our Communication, Cultural and Media Studies ranked joint first in the UK for the proportion of its research outputs rated as ‘world leading’ by the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014).You can also study the following courses with Journalism: Creative Writing; English; Film Studies; International Relations; and Politics.

Which department am I in?

Computing, Engineering and Media

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,750.00 (US$ 19,666) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2022


Leicester Campus

The Gateway,



LE1 9BH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you hold an associate degree from a Community College you may be eligible for direct entry onto year 2 of our undergraduate courses. Our normal criteria is a GPA 3.0, plus you will need to submit a copy of your transcript so that course leaders can check the modules and syllabus match. IELTS 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each band, or equivalent.

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

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • De Montfort University International College

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