Journalism is an industry where practitioners take a keen interest in the education of their successors. As such, you’ll be joining one of the only programmes in the country to offer a full range of accreditations from the major bodies that validate journalism education.
The School benefits from an Educational Partnership with the BBC which offers our students further access to placements and professional workshops with the Corporation including BBC Sport, BBC Five Live, CBBC etc.
Journalists must be able to work across all media in the increasingly converged professional environment and this is recognised in our full accreditation of the BA(Hons) Journalism by the BJTC. The School has also been a recipient of their national award for 'Innovation in the Teaching of Broadcast Journalism'.
The BA(Hons) Journalism programme is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists. NCTJ accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in journalism training, providing a world-class standard that is recognised throughout the media industry as the best indication that new recruits have the fundamental skills and knowledge to become multi-media journalists and can operate effectively in a busy newsroom.
The subject of Public Relations has gained CIPR Recognition for the BA(Hons) Public Relations and the BA(Hons) Journalism and Public Relations programmes. This recognition acknowledges the currency of course content, expertise of teaching staff and the programmes' annual performance.
Magazine journalism offers exciting career options for Lincoln's Journalism students and the BA(Hons) Journalism is accredited by the Professional Publishers Association. Our graduates are working as journalists in a varied range of magazines both in the UK and abroad.
Journalism is 'Recognised for Excellence' by the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA). We have been accepted for membership of EJTA, joining a prestigious body of journalism centres, schools and universities from more than 20 countries across Europe, with just a handful from the UK.
The Journalism Diversity Fund works with students from diverse backgrounds who need help funding their journalism training. Bursaries are on offer for those with the potential to succeed in one of the most exciting and rewarding careers around.