Media Studies, Journalism

The Journalism concentration teaches students a variety of writing styles exhibited in the daily press, both in print and on the web.

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Key Facts



BSc (Hons) Media Studies, Journalism


Course Credits: 120


Degree Duration

4 Years :

4 Years (Direct Route)


Pathways Available

International Year One


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Degree Overview

In our Media Studies program, you’ll develop the creative and technical skills
to set you apart in any media-related path you choose. You’ll learn to use media technology to communicate effectively and keep up with the industry’s ever- changing demands.

Media Studies offers three specializations so you can tell your story your way. Explore Film/Culture, Journalism, and Radio & Television Production.

Our faculty are professionals working in the fast-paced industry with teaching experience. The knowledge and techniques you acquire will prepare you for a lifetime of unforgettable storytelling.

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  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources. 

Why Study this Degree

Internships are a required part of the curriculum and let you gain real-work experience and network with industry professionals. Students may do up to three internships (9 credits) counting toward credit in their major.

Learn in state-of-the-art facilities including our newspaper lab and television & radio studios right on the Dobbs Ferry campus under one roof.

Help produce our award-winning newspaper, The Impact, which is distributed to the entire college community and online to the world, enables you to build a published writing portfolio.

Your Pathways

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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