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
This course is aimed at those wishing to pursue a career in print and online news, whether at the local, regional or national level. The range of careers open to those who succeed on this course includes reporting, specialist writing and sub-editing.
Students will learn the basics of writing news, features and opinion, and how to research stories, build up contacts and work a news patch. Each member of the course is allocated a political ward in Cardiff to gather their own original news stories.Special Features
- MA Newspaper Journalism is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists.
- 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
Course contact details
- Huw Thomas
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