Entry requirements

The International Journalism MA is a course designed for those with an interest in global journalism, You must have a degree equivalent to an upper second class British honours degree; or, exceptionally, a minimum of seven years' work experience in journalism, It is highly desirable that you have some relevant work experience in journalism. This may be paid work, an internship, student journalism at your university/college, freelance work, or a combination of these, If English is not your first language, you must get a minimum overall score of 7.0 in the IELTS English language test, including at least 7.0 in the writing component of the test. (See also 'English Requirements', below) Other Suitable Qualifications: Postgraduate Preparatory Courses for International Students: If you do not qualify for direct entry, our partner INTO City University London offers an academic preparation programme - the Graduate Diploma in Business, Law and Social Science. The course offers a route to City University London through an excellent teaching and learning experience, located in purpose built study facilities. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma at INTO City University London to the standard required provides guaranteed progression to this Masters degree.

Months of entry


Course content

The International Journalism MA is a one-year professional/practice course in which you will develop skills in journalism and thinking about journalism in a global context. You will learn how to gather and report in various styles and modes for a range of media (print, broadcast, online). You will also explore the contemporary global domain of journalism. The course attracts students from all over the world who will become your future professional network.

Information for international students

Candidates whose first language is not English will be required to obtain a score of at least 7.0 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), administered by the British Council.

Fees and funding

Full-time EU: £9,000, Full-time Non EU: £16,000
Scholarships: International students can apply for theSchool of Arts and Social Sciences International Excellence Scholarshipfor this course.
Bursaries: NUJ (George Viner Memorial Fund), Postgrad Solutions, British Council: Chevening awards, CBA-Chevening MA Awards

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
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