Whether you see yourself working in television, newspapers or magazines, a degree in media & journalism related subjects will equip you with all the necessary skills and experience to break these competitive industries. Media and journalism are both rising distinctions in today’s working economy. There is an ever increasing need for this sector due to the rise in social media, technological advancements, and the increase of controversial events in current contemporary life.  


As this role requires a significant amount of focus and writing, students who wish to enter this degree field should have a passion or feeling for writing and a personality able to withstand harsh criticism and potential spotlight, especially in regards to journalism. 


This distinction follows into a large portion of the creative industry: there are many jobs available. Some options include: media planner, public relations, programme researcher, producer. Other prospects include event organiser, magazine journalist, market researcher, and writer. 

Latest Media & Journalism Features


“Journalism training in the UK”

Journalism is an exciting and challenging career - no one day is the same as the next. Find out more about studying journalism in the UK and what the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) can do to support your studies and career prospects after graduating. Journalists know the ne… read more


“10 Movies That Will Make You Want To Study”

Films can provide many forms of inspiration - art, literature, comedy, and even studying. Here are some of our favourite films that will inspire you - like they have inspired us - to get further in your education.  1. THE HISTORY BOYS (2009) An unruly and charismatic class of boys work alon… read more

Writing courses available in New Zealand

“Writing courses available in New Zealand”

Careers in writing can take many forms, but a writing course in New Zealand can be a solid foundation for your future writing career, whatever the genre. New Zealand is the home of many world famous writers. Sir Peter Jackson, scriptwriter and director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, lives and wo… read more

Why I chose to study in the USA

“Why I chose to study in the USA”

Laura Tunbridge, from Kent in the UK, describes how she ended up studying a degree in Film Studies at Yale University in the USA. This time three years ago I never would have imagined that I would be studying at Yale University in America. I had just left secondary school, and was ready to start m… read more

Why study film and digital media in New Zealand's Wellington?

“Why study film and digital media in New Zealand's Wellington?”

Supporting a highly creative atmosphere, especially in the field of film and digital media, Wellington, New Zealand could be the perfect place to nurture your talents. Ingenuity and creativity are distinctive characteristics of a classic Kiwi, and none more so than in New Zealand’s capital city, … read more

Hollywood north: the film industry in Canada

“Hollywood north: the film industry in Canada”

Pretty in pictures and surrounded by talented crews, Lori McNulty explains why motion pictures are one of Canada’s fastest growing industries. If you live in Vancouver, British Columbia, the film industry is always on your lips. Either you brag about being an extra standing not three feet from Ge… read more