Media and Journalism

Coventry University has been inspiring and developing leading photographers, designers, creative practitioners, performers, writers and thinkers since 1843. If your passion lies in media and journalism, we could have the course for you.

  • Our film and photography courses are ranked No.9 in the UK and our journalism courses are ranked No.2 in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2021.
  • Our learning facilities are designed to allow you to develop those much-needed skills, whether it be in our Photography Suite, Television Studio or workshops.
  • Employability is a focus throughout your student journey. You will have access to our employability service, Talent Team, from day one.
  • You may have opportunities to go on at least one international field trip a year*. Past students have visited New York, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Finland and Berlin.
  • As a first-year student on select courses, you will have access to our media technology pack*.
  • Successful graduates have gone on to work in organisations and industries such as the BBC, national radio, advertising agencies, and as photographers, visual artists, picture editors and many more.

Our Media and Journalism facilities

Television studio

Television Studio

On selected courses, you’ll have access to our on-site television studio The Tank, offering specialist equipment such as large cameras, mixing facilities and fibre-optic wiring throughout.

Photography Suite

The Photography Suite

This specialist facility is available to media students to take and process photos in a professional environment. There is also support for printing, high-end scanning and film processing.

Media Loan Shop in the Ellen Terry building

Media Loan Shop

Our media loan shop provides you with access to all the equipment and support you need to excel in your studies - from basic audio recorders, to professional cameras and expert advice from our technicians.

More than a course

    • Facilities, shows or events mentioned on this page may not be relevant for every course. Please check individual course pages for specific details regarding what facilities, shows or events are available for each course.
    • Please note that any opportunities or experiences referred to on this page may be subject to additional costs (for example travel, visas and accommodation), competitive application, availability and meeting any applicable visa requirements.
    • Staff may be subject to change.
    • The majority of our courses are formally recognised by professional bodies. This means that the courses have been reviewed and tested to ensure they reach a set standard. In some instances, studying on an accredited course can give you additional benefits such as exemptions from professional exams.
    • Accreditations and memberships shall be renewed in accordance with the relevant bodies’ standard review process and subject to the university maintaining the same high standards of course delivery. If the accreditation of any of our courses change, we will notify applicants and students as soon as possible. Please check the relevant course web page for up-to-date information on the current status of individual course accreditations.
    • The university may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via emerging online technologies and methods across all courses. The form of delivery will be determined in accordance with government and public health guidance. Whether on campus or online, our key priority is staff and student safety.
    • Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to COVID-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.
Student outside university campus

Clearing 2022

If you don't meet the requirements to apply for a course this September you could consider applying through Clearing or Adjustment. Clearing is your opportunity to study a subject you love at Coventry University.

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