Taught course

Magazine 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.

Months of entry


Course content

Course Aims

When you finish studying Magazine Journalism at Cardiff you will feel prepared to meet any challenge your first job on a magazine throws at you. Print, online, digital, apps, social media – you will know how to handle the multimedia platforms a modern magazine uses.

You will be prepared to sit in your first editorial conference and know what is expected of you and how to pitch your ideas clearly and confidently.

You will gain a set of knowledge and skills that will not only enable you to compete effectively for any entry-level job in magazine journalism but also set you up for a rapid career trajectory. And graduates of the MA and Diploma in Magazine Journalism at Cardiff have an excellent track record when it comes to getting jobs.

Special Features
  • Magazine Journalism is accredited by the Periodicals Training Council
  • Industry placements in the second semester
  • An outstanding alumni network across the media

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Information for international students

In addition, applicants whose first language is not English must obtain a British Council IELTS score of at least 7.5.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Huw Thomas
+44 (0)29 2087 4786