Entry requirements

You should have a 2:1 or higher in a related discipline from any UK university.
Applicants should submit a portfolio of examples of their media production work. That might include examples of journalism online, in print or video or audio. The more varied this is, the better. If you have any other relevant work, such as photography, web or print design, film making, research, or running online communities, then please include that too.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The course includes partnerships with The Telegraph, Haymarket magazines, Trinity Mirror newspapers in the UK, La Nacion in Argentina and Convoca in Peru, as well as a number of other organisations covering broadcast, online and print data journalism, all of which are keen to bring in the skills that you will be developing on the course. You should indicate on your application in you wish to be considered for opportunities with those organisations during the course.

Studying under internationally renowned course leaders in a city with a vibrant cultural sector, and with access to a range of media organisations, you’ll learn exciting new skills in data journalism and interactive storytelling across a range of contexts, from mobile-first data journalism on social platforms, to practising data driven journalism within online and broadcast newsroom contexts. Partnerships with newspaper, magazine, online and broadcast organisations provide unique opportunities for students to build contacts and experience, and work on live projects.

Information for international students

Learn more at the International page.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
8 months

Course contact details

Name
Paul Bradshaw (Course Leader)
Email
paul.bradshaw@bcu.ac.uk
Phone
0121 331 5367