Entry requirements

•You should have an upper second class honours degree in any subject or the equivalent from an international institution. •You should have gained a minimum of four weeks' work experience on local/regional UK newspapers (or have this arranged when you apply) •The MA in Newspaper Journalism focuses primarily on journalism in the UK. Applicants from outside the UK are encouraged to apply for the MA International Journalism •Consideration will be given to mature applicants who can demonstrate substantial working experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

City's Newspaper Journalism MA prepares you for a first job in newspaper journalism. The course combines practical training in reporting, interviewing, writing, editing, research, and newspaper and website production with a concern for critical and ethical reflection. All students undertake at least seven weeks of work placements during the course.

Information for international students

The MA in Newspaper Journalism focuses primarily on journalism in the UK. Applicants from outside the UK are encouraged to apply for the MA in International Journalism.

Fees and funding

Full-time EU: £9,000, Full-time Non EU: £18,000
Bursaries: The following organisations have supported students in the Department of Journalism in the past. This is not a guarantee of future sponsorship, and you are advised to check the websites of these organisations for details of future bursary and scholarship schemes: The Guild of St Bride Bursary, NUJ (George Viner Memorial Fund), Postgrad Solutions, Guardian Media Group Scott Trust Bursaries.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
10 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations10
Written coursework / continuous assessment60
Dissertation30

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
Rachel.West.1@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7040 3319
Fax
+44 (0) 20 7040 8887