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Journalism - Summer School, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 21 days
London, United Kingdom
This Journalism - Summer School course from University of the Arts London (UAL) is intended to develop your skills as a journalist, providing a rewarding insight into how to apply these core abilities to create accurate and compelling content across media platforms.
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This summer school is based on classes from BA Journalism - Summer School programme at London College of Communication. If you need and supporting documentation to convert this into credit for your home university we can provide that for you.

 The Journalism course from University of the Arts London (UAL) Aims

  • Provide an understanding of multimedia journalism and relevant web platforms
  • Develop your ideas through observation and research
  • Develop research, writing and publishing skills appropriate to your digital project
  • Plan research, produce, publish and publicise through social media a feature-length piece of journalism on a topic and in a medium or media of your choice.
  • Present your journalism development and outcomes

Learning Outcomes

You will leave the course with an ability to:

  • Research ideas that can be developed into multimedia online features
  • Conduct primary and secondary journalistic research from a range of sources
  • Produce journalism in a range of media
  • Work with a range of technical equipment and publishing software to produce multi-platform content

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Journalism is taught through a series of lecture and workshop settings, students will study writing in a range of genres including news, features, reviews and comment pieces. 
  • Working closely with social media and online blogging tools, you will explore the modern digital landscape, applying this knowledge and practical skills to a personal, bespoke web project. 
  • Under the guidance of staff and industry guests you will plan, research, produce and publish a feature-length piece of journalism on a topic and in a medium or media of your choice. 
  • This course is ideal for students who are thinking about a career in content creation or journalism or are heading for further study in this area.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Academic - You should have some prior undergraduate study but do not need to have studied journalism before. If you have questions about your academic background, please make an enquiry to the UAL Study Abroad team.
  • English - You should be proficient in written and spoken English and be able to participate in group discussions and make presentations. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1995 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1995 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
  • EU/EEA

    1995 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1995 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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