What our graduates say

Find out what our graduates say about their experience of the BA Journalism Studies degree... and the rewarding careers it led to.

Adam Hodges

Trust your hunch and don't be afraid to ask questions!

Adam Hodges BA Journalism Studies

Adam Hodges graduated with a BA Journalism Studies degree in 2008 and has gone on to work as a Communications Officer at the Life Multi Academy in Leicestershire.

Ellie Lambert

The degree set me on a great path to a career in corporate communications

Ellie Lambert BA Journalism Studies

Ellie Lambert graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2007 before embarking on a career in corporate communications for the government and the charity sector. She is now Senior Media Manager at The Trussell Trust.

Tim Ward

From BA Journalism studies to a career in PR and Communications

Tim Ward BA Journalism Studies

Tim Ward graduated from BA Journalism Studies in 2007. Since then, he's embarked on an exciting PR career across the public and private sector, and he now works in his dream job as the Communications Manager for Northern Monk Brewery in Leeds.

Portrait of Vivian Iroanya

I can't wait to transfer my skills to the real world!

Vivian Iroanya Journalism Studies BA

Vivian thinks coming to Sheffield to study Journalism is the best decision she has ever made, and loves the way her opportunities have prepared her for the future.

Portrait of Uditi Singh

An engaging course and a beautiful city

Uditi Singh Journalism Studies BA

Uditi Singh was attracted by Sheffield's reputation for journalism and says her experience so far is "everything I wanted and more".

Journalism graduate Sarah Whittle in her job with the North West Ambulance Service

Confidence, communication and relationship skills

Sarah Whittle Journalism Studies BA

After graduating from Sheffield, Sarah moved from journalism into PR. She's now using her skills to run the communications set-up at a busy NHS ambulance trust.

Portrait of journalism graduate Paula Ugochukwu

Using creative media skills outside of journalism

Paula Ugochukwu Journalism Studies with Employment Experience BA

Paula graduated in 2019. She uses the knowledge she developed at Sheffield in her production role with a digital learning company – and in running her own digital media brand.

Portrait of journalism graduate Sam Moir

A Premier League career in communication

Sam Moir Journalism Studies BA

Sam Moir has used the media skills he developed at Sheffield in a rewarding career, first with Ministry of Sound and now as a video producer/director for Chelsea FC.

A profile photo of undergraduate student Martha Kelner.

Knowing media law is vital, even as a sports journalist

Martha Kelner Journalism Studies BA

A specialist reporter on issues and investigations in sport, Martha has worked for the Mail, the Guardian and Sky News since studying journalism at Sheffield.

A profile photograph of undergraduate student Saya Uotani.

The staff are patient and understanding – I've got to know them so well

Saya Uotani Journalism Studies BA

After starting her BA Journalism Studies degree course with only writing skills under her belt, Saya Uotani has found new passions in audio and video editing.

Two men and a woman sat on a couch.

Our outstanding reputation for journalism

We're ranked as one of the top 5 universities to study journalism in the Guardian and the Complete University Guide - we're also 1st in the Russell Group for learning resources, student voice and learning opportunities according to the National Student Survey. 

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International Merit Scholarships

We offer a generous package of financial support for international students including 75 undergraduate scholarships worth £10,000 towards the annual tuition fee and 125 postgraduate taught scholarships worth £5,000 towards the tuition fee. Applications are now open for existing offer holders.