Taught course

Automotive Journalism

Institution
Coventry University · Coventry School of Art and Design
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Normal entry requires a good honours degree in a cognate subject and/or equivalent professional experience; evidence of engagement with journalism.

Months of entry

September

Course content

There is no better route into the highly competitive world of automotive journalism than this unique course. Specifically designed with input from the automotive publishing industry and endorsed by the Guild of Motoring Writers, the course builds on our strong links with the media and the motor industry.

Practising journalists – including an award-winning freelance motoring writer and former car magazine editor – help you develop the skills required to become a successful journalist, together with an understanding of journalism theory and essential law and ethics.

Teaching takes the form of a mixture of lectures, seminars, discussions and workshops. You will write and design your own automotive magazine and, increasingly, back that up with web content in written, audio and video formats.

  • Award-winning freelance motoring writer and former car magazine editor helps you develop the skills required to become a successful journalist;
  • graduates have gone on to positions with car magazines and motoring websites, and to become successful freelance motoring writers;
  • you will write and design your own automotive magazine and, increasingly, back that up with web content in written, audio and video formats.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Recruitment and Admissions Office
Email
UKPostgraduate@coventry.ac.uk
Phone
024 7765 4321