Tim Greenfield - Programme Leader
Tim Greenfield has spent much of his career as a journalist working on regional newspapers in the UK. He spent five years working for a national newspaper in Bermuda, taking on many roles during that time role. He has also worked as a freelance journalist, taking on PR, news, and magazine commissions.Academic Staff List
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† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
The University's Journalism programmes are recognised for excellence by the European Journalism Training Association. The School of English and Journalism is a member of the European Public Relations Education and Research Association.
This course places an emphasis on gaining hands-on experience. The School’s industry links can help students to secure work placements with media organisations.
In the third year there is an optional Professional Placement module which aims to give students the opportunity to experience the industries that can be linked to their studies, gain vital skills which may prepare them for the job market and also establish and maintain links with industry professionals who may help them in their chosen career. Please note that students are responsible for covering their travel, accommodation, and general living costs while undertaking placements.
There are also opportunities to gain experience with Siren Radio, the on-campus community radio station, and a range of student media, including Cygnet PR (a student-run PR agency), LSJ News, magazines, websites, social media, and TV webcasting.
Students have access to a suite of newsrooms, with associated work stations and industry-standard print production software.
Broadcast journalism is catered for with exclusive access to the School’s radio and television presentation studios.Students on this course are currently provided with free access to Adobe Creative Cloud software for the duration of their studies.
Graduates have gone on to secure positions at regional, national, and international media organisations and press agencies, or to work in a freelance capacity. Some may use their degree as the basis for a career in PR, business, marketing, or education. Others go on to study further at postgraduate level
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Preparing aspiring journalists to produce news content to a print or broadcast standard, putting journalistic theory into practice.
Combine a love of creative writing with the practical skills of being a journalist in this joint honours degree at Lincoln.
Combining the craft of journalism - spotting a story, researching and writing - with the core skills of public relations.
At Lincoln, we strive to make sure our student experience is engaging, supportive, and academically challenging. That is why, in response to the issues presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, we have been prioritising face-to-face teaching sessions for our new and returning students in areas where they are the most valuable, such as seminars, tutorials, workshops, and lab and practical sessions. Additional online opportunities have been introduced where they support learning and have been shown to be successful and popular with our current students.
Safety remains a key focus. We are fully prepared to adapt our plans if changes in Government guidance makes this necessary, and we will endeavour to keep current and prospective students informed. For more information about how we are working to keep our community safe, please visit our coronavirus web pages.