University of Portsmouth journalism course in national top three

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The University of Portsmouth’s undergraduate journalism course has been named in the top three in the UK, in a league table of universities by the industry body which accredits journalism training.

The National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) has ranked the University of Portsmouth at #3 in the national results table for accredited undergraduate courses.

Course leader Mary Williams said: “We’re delighted with such an excellent showing in the national results table. It is a fitting testament to the talent and ability of our students and the journalism team at the University of Portsmouth.

“This is the result of a lot of hard work. We’re very proud of our NCTJ accreditation and this acknowledgment underlines the strength of the course.

“We’re thrilled to see the sterling careers our graduates are carving out for themselves in the industry.”

Journalism students at Portsmouth learn how to find and tell stories in a wide range of formats, including print, online, and through video, equipping them for the 24-hour rolling news culture of today and tomorrow.

It’s taught in an industry-standard newsroom so students have access to the latest hardware and software used by today’s press.