What will I learn?

Journalism at Sheffield produces graduates who are ready for the challenges of the job. This means that from day one you will find yourself in what feels like a real working environment, with newsrooms and studios for radio, television, print and web. You will practise journalism every day, covering your own patch in the city. One day you could be making a documentary, the next you might be reporting from a courtroom.The degree is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and the Professional Publishing Association. Our teaching staff are professionals with years of experience in TV, radio and print. We have close links with local and national media, which means lots of opportunities for work experience. And professionals visit the department all the time to meet students and give talks. A journalism degree from Sheffield is highly regarded. Graduates often begin their careers as reporters for local newspapers or radio. Many of them go on to work at national or international level as editors and in other roles. Some specialise in social media or video production. Employers include the BBC, Sky Sports, Al Jazeera and the Wall Street Journal.

Which department am I in?

Journalism Studies

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£20,800.00 (US$ 27,192) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

27 September 2021


Main Site

Western Bank,


S10 2TN, England

Entry requirements

For students from United Kingdom

Students need to have: Access to Higher Education; Advanced Extension Award; Cambridge Pre-U Diploma; GCE A Level or relevant equivalent; HNC - Higher National Certificate; HND - Higher National Diploma; International Baccalaureate; NVQ Level 3; National Certificate/Diploma; Scottish National Qualification - Advanced Higher; Scottish National Qualification - Higher; Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma. Undergraduate applicants are required to achieve a minimum of IELTS 6 or equivalent.

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About this uni

Russell Group member, Sheffield, is a world top 100 university (QS 2020) and among the top 50 most international universities in the world (THE 2019).

  • Ranked among the top 100 universities in the world
  • Member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group
  • Number 1 Students’ Union in the UK
  • Number 1 in the north of England for graduate employability