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Media and Journalism

Inspiring creative minds and developing skills

Explore Media and Journalism at Coventry University

Have you ever wanted to work in the thrilling world of media? You may want to take the perfect photograph or develop your own independent film. Our fantastic range of media and journalism courses can help develop your skills and knowledge, and they aim to give you an edge when you pursue your future career.

Each of our courses are developed with employability in mind by providing you with hands-on learning, with a great emphasis on location work, live projects and practice activities. Previous student-industry collaborations include Regional BBC, Creative City, Rolls-Royce and BBC Three.

Our purpose-built facilities embody emerging media. You would get access to dedicated and flexible creative learning environments, media spaces and industry-focused studios, featuring our newly built film studio, wireless suite of newsrooms, podcasting booths, TV studio, video editing suite, radio studio and Tank TV.

We aim to provide all our students with the chance to apply for an additional placement year*. A work placement would give you valuable experience in a real working environment, allowing you to make decisions about career paths upon graduation and giving you a competitive edge.

Reasons to choose Media and Journalism at Coventry University

No. 5 for Media and Film studies icon

No. 5 for Media and Film studies

Guardian University Guide 2024

No. 7 for Journalism icon

No. 7 for Journalism

Guardian University Guide 2024

Top 3 Student City in England (Coventry) icon

Top 3 Student City in England (Coventry)

QS Best Student Cities Index 2023

1st for Student Satisfaction in the Midlands in Drama, Dance and Cinematics icon

1st for Student Satisfaction in the Midlands in Drama, Dance and Cinematics

The Complete University Guide 2024

  • No. 5 for Media and Film studies icon

    No. 5 for Media and Film studies

    Guardian University Guide 2024

  • No. 7 for Journalism icon

    No. 7 for Journalism

    Guardian University Guide 2024

  • Joint 8th for career prospects in Media and Film Studies icon

    Joint 8th for career prospects in Media and Film Studies

    Guardian University Guide 2023

  • No. 1 for Organisation and management in Cinematics and Photography across English HEIs icon

    No. 1 for Organisation and management in Cinematics and Photography across English HEIs

    National Student Survey (NSS) 2023

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What can you do with a Media and Journalism degree?

All our courses are developed with employability in mind. As such, we aim to provide you with the skills and knowledge you would need to excel in a range of careers. These could include:

Film and Photography

  1. Freelance photographer
  2. Film/video editor
  3. Production manager
  4. Television/film/video producer

Media and Journalism

  1. Journalist
  2. Marketing executive
  3. Media planner
  4. Content manager/copywriter
 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2023