Taught course

International Journalism

Brunel University, London · Social Sciences, Media and Communications

Entry requirements

A UK second class (2.2) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification and evidence of a commitment to journalism as a career such as student journalism or work experience. Candidates with other qualifications will be considered with substantial prior journalism experience and assessed on an individual basis.

To demonstrate that commitment we would like applicants to provide a statement demonstrating commitment to journalism (including previous experience) and a 200 word article based on an interview with someone interesting from your local area.

Applicants will be required to attend an interview.

Months of entry


Course content

This strongly vocational programme allows students to develop their own journalistic practice at the same time as learning about the impact of technological change, cultural developments and political issues on different forms of journalism global. Particular attention will be paid to the global versus the local, which will be examined through practical assignments; media ownership; the legal context; issues pertaining to journalistic ethics; and the role of journalism in the international political process.

You will greatly benefit from the College's excellent links with the journalism, broadcasting and publishing industries, and will be offered the opportunity for work experience.

Information for international students

Please see our website for details of our English Language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,500 full-time
International students
£15,750 full-time

For up-to-date information please check our https://www.brunel.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-fees-and-funding/funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Brunel Course Enquiries