What will I learn?

In journalism, you will develop professional writing skills with an awareness of the target audience and the legal and ethical framework for publishing. The academic study of journalism involves the development of key journalistic skills including the ability to write a news story, conduct an interview and put together a feature article. Students also conduct an analysis of the differences between types of newspaper and the news values they display, examine major ethical and legal issues pertaining to the practice of journalism in the UK.

Stage 1: University Foundation


For two semesters

Semester one

  • People and Society
  • Globalisation
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Business Management

Semester two

  • Business Studies
  • Introduction to Mass Communications
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Economics


On completion this course leads to:

  • BA (Hons) Mass Communications
  • BA (Hons) Journalism and Media
  • BA (Hons) Media

Which department am I in?

Hertfordshire International College

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,100.00 (US$ 17,466) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee
Start date

January 2022, May 2022



College Lane Campus,


AL10 9AB, England


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