UCA Farnham

BA (Hons) Journalism

Three years full-time

UCAS code

W900 F BA/Jour

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September 2015

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September 2016 entry - course information:

As a student on one of the longest established journalism courses in the country, you'll learn the essential skills to make it in the challenging and rewarding world of the professional journalist - a career that can give you privileged access to some of the world's most incredible people, the best kept secrets, and awe inspiring tales of love, loss and heroism.

Taught by working journalists and accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC), which represents employers such as the BBC, ITN and Sky, you'll have the opportunity to work across print, online, TV and radio in our fully equipped facilities. These include a multicamera television studio - with a green screen, production gallery and autocue, recently upgraded radio studios, and newsrooms equipped with PCs and Apple Macs.

  • Joanne Rich, BA (Hons) Journalism, UCA Farnham

  • James Fothergill, BA (Hons) Journalism, UCA Farnham, 2014

  • Louisa Smith, BA (Hons) Journalism, UCA Farnham, 2014

  • Stephanie Afari-Saxon & Mariana Cardoso, BA (Hons) Journalism, UCA Farnham, 2014

  • Camilla Mays, BA (Hons) Journalism, UCA Farnham

  • Sophie Williamson-Stothert, BA (Hons) Journalism, UCA Farnham

  • Sophie Williamson-Stothert, BA (Hons) Journalism, UCA Farnham

  • Sebastian Murray, BA (Hons) Journalism, UCA Farnham

  • Journalism studios, UCA Farnham

  • Journalism studios, UCA Farnham

  • Journalism studios, UCA Farnham

  • Journalism studios, UCA Farnham

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Key study topics include:

  • Reporting skills, interviewing, news writing, social media 
  • Production skills: InDesign, Photoshop, Wordpress, Audition, Premiere Pro
  • Media, society and culture
  • Advanced production skills
  • Feature writing, editorial development, media law, civics
  • Individual and group practical assignments
  • Cross-platform working across print, web, radio and TV
  • Intensive fast-paced and real-time productions
  • Industrial placement
  • Dissertation
  • Individual final project.

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