Taught course

Journalism and the Creative Economy

Kingston University · Kingston Business School

Entry requirements

An upper second class degree or above in a relevant area and/or two years' work experience in the creative industries; a carefully selected 3,000 word writing sample that demonstrates suitability for the course an understanding of the context of the creative economy; and the ability to explain why this course will be of value to them personally.

We also carefully consider non-standard entrants with relevant personal and work experience who can demonstrate their interest, commitment and ability.

Months of entry


Course content

The Journalism & the Creative Economy MA is an intensive, collaborative masters course which combines the fast-paced writing skills of journalism and magazine publishing with the business know-how to get your ideas off the ground. This MA is is suitable for graduates and industry professionals alike. It is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical.

If you would like to develop your career or create your own publishing business, this course is ideal. It will help you to explore and understand creativity and its management not only in the journalism and publishing sectors but also across a wide range of the creative industries, while also equipping you with entrepreneurial skills.

What will you study

By the end of the course, you will be equipped with an in-depth knowledge of the writing methods, techniques and audiences, and acquired the practical and entrepreneurial skills needed to succeed in this creative industry.

Information for international students

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 6.0. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider: English language requirements at Kingston University

Fees and funding

Please see Fees and funding information for postgraduate courses for further details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Admissions team
0844 8544971/+44(0)203 308 9928