Taught course

Broadcast Journalism

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to hold a UK higher education degree of lower second class Honours or above, or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent. This requirement may be waived for students with appropriate alternative qualifications. In addition, applicants whose first language is not English must obtain a British Council IELTS score of at least 7.5.

Months of entry


Course content

  • MA Broadcast Journalism is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council
  • Industry placements in the second semester
  • An outstanding alumni network across the media

The aim of Broadcast Journalism degree is to impart a set of knowledge and skills that should enable any graduate of the course to compete effectively for any recognised entry-level job in broadcast journalism.

We further aim to give our students such experience as is appropriate of the more ‘senior’ editorial, management, and leadership skills that will equip them, if they have the talent, to pursue successful long-term careers within the industry.

Full details of this programme of study (including application deadlines) can be found here: http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p406.html

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Huw Thomas
+44 (0)29 2087 4786