Bangor University Journalism Courses

Bangor University Journalism Courses

This course allows you to study English Literature with Journalism. As well as the wide selection of literature modules available you will be able to study topics such as broadcast journalism, media ethics and photojournalism.

Why choose Bangor University for this course?

  • Bangor has been ranked 1st in the UK for English Studies in the 2016 National Student Survey.
  • You will be taught by staff who are active researchers and are publishing books and articles in the areas you are studying. We have a proven record of research achievement and our members of staff have international reputations in their field.
  • Journalism staff have active experience of broadcast and publication journalism and maintain contact with the industry.
  • We offer an exceptionally wide choice of English literature modules in a variety of periods, from 700AD to the present.
  • We are commited to small-group teaching – the majority of our modules are delivered entirely through weekly seminars or workshops.
  • Our Media Centre has the latest computerised digital and technological studios and equipment. We also have a multi-camera TV studio with production gallery, a sound radio studio with self-operating facilities, video editing suites, digital sound editing suites and a number of portable video and sound units for location filming and recording.
  • Bangor combines practical instruction with a strong humanities education and is recognised for producing graduates who are able to cope with the many skills now demanded of journalists in the UK, Europe and further afield.

What will you study on this course?

Two-thirds of your modules will be in English Literature (see BA English entry for modules). You will take modules worth 40 credits in journalism each year.

Journalism modules include:

Year 1

  • Introduction to Practical Journalism
  • Practical Journalism
  • Media Culture

Years 2 and 3

  • History and Development of Journalism
  • Digital Journalism
  • Practical Digital Journalism
  • Research and Methods

Modules for the current academic year

Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change. Find out what our students are currently studying on the English Literature with Journalism Modules page.