Discover Journalism

We’re really pleased you have chosen to join us today for our online Discovery Day Journalism.

The following page has comprehensive information about our Journalism degrees here at Teesside University.

BA (Hons) Journalism

BA (Hons) Sports Journalism

Feel free to browse the content below and join us for an online session, where you will have the opportunity to chat with one of our academic staff.

  • Wednesday July 1st 12.00 – 1.00 pm
  • Wednesday July 15th 12.00 – 1.00 pm
  • Wednesday July 29th 12.00 – 1.00 pm


Why Journalism at Teesside?

Our BA (Hons) Journalism and BA (Hons) Sport Journalism degrees, are accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), offers a well-established entry point to one of the most challenging and sought-after graduate career paths. You are taught by industry professionals with a broad range of experience – in television, radio, print and online.

Our aim is to ensure a high-quality student experience whilst meeting the needs of a rapidly transforming industry at a time of unprecedented global world.

Journalists graduating from Teesside are equipped with the necessary storytelling skills to succeed across multiple media platforms. 

Studying journalism at Teesside, you begin by learning the basics of original content creation – how to find a story, discover your individual voice, and expand your interests and knowledge. You understand how stories are reframed for digital and social media, and how to set up your own website and generate revenue.

Whether your passion is sport, fashion, music or traditional news, we aim to ensure that you are industry-ready to take up your chosen career.

Benefit from TUXtra, our new integrated media publishing platform for media and journalism students at Teesside, bringing together exciting and innovative content on-air and online. Find out more at

There are two Journalism routes currently available at Teesside:

BA (Hons) Journalism

BA (Hons) Sport Journalism

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Industry Leading Production Facilities

For more information on our specialist facilities and studios, feel free to browse and download our online facilities brochure.


Our Media Brand – TU-Xtra

Summer University – Short Online Courses

Our Summer University short online courses are ideal if you wish to learn more about a new subject.

Taught and assessed by university tutors, Summer University can help you prepare for your degree programme in September by developing your knowledge and skills in a relevant subject. You also gain valuable experience of university style teaching and assessment.

Summer University short courses are delivered online over 4-6 weeks in July / August 2020

They are free if you go on to enrol on a degree course at Teesside University

There is a great selection of courses for you to choose from, including:


  • Animation and Visual Effects (Online)
  • Games Design and Development (Online)
  • Computer Sciences: Cybersecurity (Online)
  • Computer Sciences: Programming (Online)
  • Artificial Intelligence & Data Science Foundations (Online)
  • Introduction to Concept Art (Online)
  • Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels (Online)
  • Introduction to Media Production (Online)
  • Introduction to Photography (Online)
  • Mathematics (Basic – Online)
  • Mathematics (Intermediate – Online)
  • Mathematics (Advanced – Online)
  • Engineering Principles SU (Online)


For a full list and more information, click here

Fees, Funding & Student Support

We know you may have many questiosn about fees, funding, accommodation. We have plenty of advice and guidance on our home page by clicking this link

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