Digital Media and Journalism


Content Creation, Digital Media and Journalism degrees

Our practice-based degree opens the door to a world of creative media opportunities.

We have our own TV news programme, website and social media. The local community radio 3Bs is at the heart of the campus. Students are regularly involved with filming events and working on outside projects.

You will get a chance to develop a broad range of media skills with modules in reporting, digital video editing, podcasting, photography, graphic design and social media. A special feature of the course is the ongoing studio practice, putting together TV news programmes and web content for our public-facing Buckingham News channel, with stories on real events happening in the community.

Your training will prepare you for a wide variety of careers: journalism, publicity and marketing, publishing, or you may use your entrepreneurial and creative skills to produce web content or become the next big social media influencer.

You learn from industry professionals committed to giving you real-world experience that will help you develop in depth understanding of the media environment.

Kick-off your digital media career with us, build a range of practical skills and produce a stand-out portfolio of industry-standard work.

Why choose Buckingham

Study Content Creation, Digital Media and Journalism at Buckingham, the home of the two-year degree, ranked in the top 10 for Graduate Prospects (The Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2022). Students are at the heart of everything we do: our award-winning small class tutorials ensure every student is known by name and supported throughout their studies. You will love our personalised teaching model, dedicated student support team, and beautiful, safe campus.

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Student Feedback

Choosing a two-year degree has been one of the smartest decisions I’ve made. It’s brought out my confidence, challenged me to achieve my best, and really developed my critical thinking.

Samantha, Communication, Media and Journalism

Your future career

Graduating with a digital media and journalism degree will enable you to explore a career in lots of different industries. Media and journalism skills are particularly sought after in the areas of journalism, publishing, public relations and marketing. Additionally, as data becomes ever more important, business is always on the lookout for those who can make the numbers sing. You will be in demand as a data visualiser, where you’ll be able to tell the powerful stories behind the data.

We support your employability through a Professional Development Portfolio, in which you write reflectively about the professional skills you acquire and use during your time at university. These skills will help you in your studies as well as being crucial for your future career.

Industry links

We have strong links with a variety of industries from broadcasters like the BBC and BT Sport, to the MK Dons football team. You also get the chance to network as most of our lectures and workshops are delivered by practising professionals and experts.

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