Top Journalism Universities in the UK

Updated July 20, 2017

Getting an undergradate or graduate degree in the journalism may be the right choice if you plan on making a career out of writing. Yet, finding the right school in the United Kingdom maybe difficult if you want to get the most out of your educational investment with respect to the money spent the specialities of the respective programs.

Sheffield University

You can find Sheffield University in Yorkshire, England. Sheffield has began as a medical school in 1828. Since then it has received international acclaim as it has enrolled students from over 131 countries. In a poll given by the National Student Survey in 2009, Sheffield's Journalism department ranked number one in the UK in terms of student satisfaction. They aim to make the degree achieved in journalism as thorough as possible and students can expect to cover film, television, the internet, radio and political communication in their studies. Graduate programs are also available.

The University of Sheffield Western Bank Sheffield S10 2TN UK 001-44-114-222-2000

Cardiff School of Journalism and Media Studies

Cardiff began its push in media studies in the 1970's where it became a "pioneer" in the world of journalism due to its modern means of education, research and teaching. Cardiff has degrees for those interested in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate studies. The school's research is also considered amongst the elite in the UK; the government performed a Research Assessment Exercise in 2009 and found that 45% of their research is "world-leading."

Cardiff School of Journalism, Media & Cultural Studies Cardiff University Bute Building King Edward VII Avenue Cardiff CF10 3NB 011-44-29-208-74509

The London School of Journalism

The London School of Journalism was founded in 1919 and has since become recognised as one of the best environments for potential journalists and creative writers. Freelance courses are also available to show writers how to find projects in today's market. The school is flexible and caters to the needs of busy professionals who are eager to move their writing degrees forward. Students may opt to take evening course, short-term courses, post diploma courses and even online classes. The London School of Journalism is an independent school and has received international acclaim as its teachers are involved writers in both fiction and non-fiction.

The London School of Journalism 126 Shirland Road London W9 2BT, United Kingdom 011-44-020-7289-7777

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Jake Reed began his freelance writing career in 2002. His work has been published in the "Seoul Times," "Star News," the "Diplomacy Journal" and on various websites. Reed holds a bachelor's degree in political science and philosophy from the University of California at San Diego.