Taught course

Specialist Journalism

Institution
Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Education
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Applicants should usually have a first or upper second-class honours degree, in a relevant subject. Students that meet the criteria will be invited for interview.

Selection Procedure

Application form, CV, submission of a journalistic portfolio and interview (the interview can be conducted via Skype or telephone).

How to Apply

Applications for this course should be made direct to the university via our self-service facility. For further information please visit our How to Apply pages at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapply.

Film Journalism, Music Journalism, Fashion Journalism, Sports Journalism

Months of entry

September

Course content

MA Specialist Journalism masters degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University is taught by academic staff who are both practitioners and researchers. This distinctive degree is aimed to support you while you develop your journalistic skills and techniques within one of the following specialisms: film, music, fashion or sports journalism.

The course has a strong employability focus allowing students to combine journalistic techniques and perspectives with practical vocational skills, which are reinforced by work placements. Whether for professional development purposes, to enhance your freelance career, or as your first step into the world of journalism, the MA will help you gain the knowledge and confidence to be a specialist journalist.

We have expertise across a number of fields and our academic community is vibrant and dynamic with strong industry links.

One of the great strengths of the programme is its flexibility. MA Specialist Journalism can be studied either full or part time. Modules can be taken individually, allowing you to control the pace and depth of your postgraduate study. Programme delivery is also enhanced by the university's commitment to e-learning.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Robert Taffurelli
Email
rtaffurelli@cardiffmet.ac.uk