Digital News and Media

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Digital News and Media degrees

The media and communication sector is continuously evolving – and fast.

Whilst the rise of citizen media and journalism allows for plentiful opportunities, the space has now become congested, often with questionable content.

We are here to teach you how to enter the industry with the highest of professional standards, enabling each student to develop the necessary skills required to succeed and thrive in the highly competitive media and creative landscape.

Our Digital News and Media degrees are industry-focused, with practical skills developed through invaluable practise and experience, with learning-by-doing at the core of our degrees.

Kick-off your digital media career with a degree in which you will build practical skills, produce industry-standard work, and build a stand-out portfolio – this is your ticket into modern media.

Why choose Buckingham

Study Digital News and Media 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 news and media 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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