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Journalism at Lincoln

Our fully accredited BA Journalism and associated programmes offer students a multimedia grounding with chances to specialise in specific media and genres, such as sports or arts journalism. Research carried out by our academics is internationally recognised, with particular specialisms in media history, women and the press, and peace journalism.

Our facilities reflect those used in the industry; seven newsrooms equipped with news feeds, print production and design software, as well as digital radio and television studios.

Placement opportunities are facilitated by the School’s relationships with mainstream broadcasters including the BBC and ITV, and regional newspapers. The University’s campus-based media, offering more opportunities for student journalism, include community radio station Siren FM, the student station Brayford Radio, the School’s web TV news service LSJNews and the Journalism students’ own newspaper, The Linc.

Find out more about our Industry links and accreditations.

Undergraduate Study

Postgraduate Study

Our Graduates

Lincoln’s Journalism graduates have gone on to work in media organisations around the world, including the BBC, Sky Sports, and ITV, in roles such as a Planner for Sky Sports News, and Head of Feature's for ITV's This Morning. 

Chris Gray graduated from the University of Lincoln in 2015 with a degree in BA (Hons) Journalism. Chris now works as a Senior Journalist at the BBC News Channel, and BBC News at One. Watch the video to hear his story. 

Facilities

The School of English and Journalism offers specialist facilities, professional-standard equipment and unique local resources for students to develop their skills in preparation for their future career. 

  • State of the art newsrooms with rolling news feeds, individual work stations, professional design software and print production capabilities. 
  • Multimedia production environment with television studios and radio studios. 
  • Video and audio edit suites and digital image editing suites.  
  • Portable camera, lighting and sound equipment for loan.  
  • Siren FM, the multi award winning Ofcom-licensed local community radio station on campus. 
  • Student radio station, Brayford Radio. 

Student using radio studio

Student Magazine 

Our students get the opportunity to write for and design a high quality, glossy magazine which is printed each term. Students are involved in all aspects of production and can use the magazine as part of their own portfolios. Take a look.

LSJ magazine