Taught course

Multimedia Journalism

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Media and Communication
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The mix of broadcasting and online writing in this intensely practical course sharpens the defining elements of cutting-edge journalism. Using industry-standard facilities, you’ll take key roles on all of our media outlets.

Why study MA Multimedia Journalism at BU?

  • Develop your skills in news writing, TV production, radio production, digital production, photography and web content management
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of media regulation, issues with press and broadcasting freedoms and approaches to the role of journalism and journalists, along with ethical dilemmas and professional codes of conduct
  • Attend weekly seminars structured in a news day format where you’ll learn how to produce your own radio and TV bulletins and packages
  • Produce a portfolio of eye-catching, strikingly original stories to present to potential employers
  • Publish your work on The Breaker, the news and features site run by BU’s MA Journalism students
  • Benefit from BU’s close industry links through a three-week work placement with a major news organisation.

Course accreditation

This course is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC), the UK’s largest industry-backed higher education training body for multiplatform, broadcast and mobile journalism, this course will provide you with the necessary skills to undertake a successful career in this fast-paced industry.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 5.5 in each component of speaking, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,500
International students
£15,000

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For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Multi-skilling defines this groundbreaking programme- the first in the UK to explore the full potential of multi-platform (convergent) news publishing. It is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council.

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1202 961 916