Entry requirements

A good honours degree (usually 2:2 or above) or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Applicants will be invited to attend an interview where we want to find out more about your interest in our course and journalism in general.

Minimum English Language entry requirements: IELTS Academic 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any component) or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MA Journalism is an exciting programme that prepares graduates for the dynamic and competitive world of journalism and communications.

It has the rare advantage of dual accreditation by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC). This highly regarded combination, along with our impressive work placement and industry mentoring programmes, opens the doors to organisations including the BBC, ITV, The Express, Sky Sports and a whole network of local, regional and national newspapers and radio stations.

Our MA Journalism provides you with all the skills you will need to work across different platforms - online, TV and radio. You will learn how to dind and write news stories, interview and establish contacts. Hands-on camera, studie, editing and mobile journalism skills are taught so that our trainees are confident and competent on their industy work placements.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 6.5 in any component) or equivalent is the minimum requirement.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

0113 283 7123