Journalism

With 95% of our students in work or further study within six months of graduating from the Media and Film department*, preparing you for your future career is a fundamental part of a Journalism degree at Sussex.

How can we help you fast track your career?

At Sussex, we prepare you for your future career by helping you:

  • develop key skills so you can go on to a range of careers - our students have gone into journalism, PR and television 
  • boost your employment prospects by working with potential employers - our industry links mean you get the chance to gain real-world experience in the newsroom
  • put together a portfolio of published articles from work experience placements, which will help you impress potential employers.

Career destinations of our Journalism graduates*

  • journalist at Birtingur Publishing House
  • freelance journalist 
  • assistant editor 
  • political journalist for Today's Zaman
  • media and communications officer for the Enterprise Foundation and Community Resilience UK 
  • media officer at Heritage Lottery Fund
  • television producer at Ho Chi Minh City Television 
  • video assistant at VP Records 
  • content brands assistant, London Business Conferences Group
  • marketing and operations manager at Constant Casting.

*Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016