Taught course

Newspaper Journalism

Institution
City, University of London · School of Arts and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

  • You should hold an upper second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution.
  • You should have gained some work experience in the media, eg on local/regional UK newspapers (or have this arranged when you apply).

Months of entry

September

Course content

The course has an exceptional reputation and an outstanding graduate employment record. The degree has been helping aspiring journalists into employment since 1982.

The course combines professional skills training in reporting, interviewing, writing, editing, research and newspaper production (in print and online) with a concern for professional standards and critical and ethical reflection.

Many students undertake work placements in their chosen field, taking advantage of our location, usually arranging them for the winter and/or spring break.

The department includes former Managing Editor of The Times, Professor George Brock; Professor David Leigh of The Guardian; ITN’s chief lawyer, John Battle; and award-winning Freedom of Information expert, Heather Brooke.

We have been running Journalism courses at City since 1976. In the years since, over 5,000 students have graduated and are now working in the media around the world.

This course is suitable for students from any degree background with an interest in current affairs.

Students will have a keen interest in the media, specifically in news and/or features in print and/or online journalism.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
10 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
SASS-enquiries@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7040 0249