|Study mode||Start date||Duration||Fee international||Fee UK/ EU||Fee study period||Year of study|
|Full-time||Sep||years: 1 - 2||£15000||£6000||Academic year||2021 - 2022|
This exciting new programme focuses on the practical skills of investigative journalism. It is ideally suited to established professionals who wish to develop their skillset or change careers, as well as students progressing from undergraduate study.
The content of this course is endorsed by and has been developed with Channel 4, meaning you are assured of the highest quality teaching by expert academics, including professional journalists from a variety of disciplines with strong track records in industry and experience in helping students and trainees embark on successful careers
The programme will provide you with the tools you need to produce commercially viable television investigations targeted at national and international audiences
As part of the degree, you will be expected to devise, pitch and manage investigations, in consultation with some the UK’s leading providers
The University has a 20 year track record of launching graduates into the highly competitive world of journalism, with graduates now working for both local and national organisations like the BBC, Mail Online, top news agencies, national and international magazines and related careers such as PR and corporate communications".
Leicester is at the heart of England with excellent transport links. It is just off the M1 and close to the main A1, with easy access to the north and south. The M69 and M6 are also close by and offer access to Birmingham, Wales and the south west. Leicester is just over an hour away from London St Pancras, and the Eurostar hub, meaning Paris is only four hours away by train. East Midlands Airport is 30 minutes away with regular flights to destinations across Europe.