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Candidates should normally:
- Have the equivalent of a British honours degree (2:1 minimum)
- Be able to demonstrate a commitment to a career in journalism through involvement in student media, online blogging or broadcast.
- Be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and awareness of current affairs, and also a minimum of one week’s work experience in a professional newsroom.
Exceptionally, applications may be accepted from non-graduates. It is anticipated this would apply to mature entrants with acceptable and relevant work experience, for example journalists qualified/experienced in other fields.
Months of entry
- Study for an MA that has been endorsed by and developed in collaboration with Channel 4. This means that you will receive industry-standard teaching from expert academics and professional journalists.
- Specialise by studying a course that is solely aimed at producing investigative video journalists.
- Experience a wide range of teaching styles and environments, from traditional lectures and seminars to intensive skills workshops, news days and studio work.
- Choose to independently produce a piece of investigative journalism suitable for broadcast by one of the mainstream outlets as part of your final semester project.
- Benefit from our academics’ extensive experience as journalists, filmmakers, media consultants and producers to develop the skills you need to launch your career.
- Study on a course that is suitable for both established professionals and graduates wanting to break into the field.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- (+44) 0116 207 8443