Taught course

International News Journalism

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a minimum 2:2 in a related subject
or
  • a minimum of five years’ journalistic experience or experience working as a Press Officer/Information Officer etc
Additional information
  • IELTS English language requirement: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
  • You will not be interviewed
If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

Course content

LJMU's MA in International News Journalism will advance your professional development and enhance your ability to gather and report news.
  • Develop your skillset to meet contemporary broadcast standards for the UK
  • Consider UK media practices and their position in global media platforms
  • Gain a working knowledge of international relations relevant to the concerns of mainstream news organisations
  • Secure the expertise required to produce quality journalism suitable for broadcast
Within a framework of strong industry links to the BBC, Trinity Mirror, Lime Pictures, FACT and BAFTA, our expert academics invite you to consider UK media practices and their position in global media platforms. You will develop an understanding and knowledge of journalism, particularly broadcast, for use in an international context.

The course is designed for international students and will allow you to develop your language skills alongside your intellectual and journalistic knowledge and key skills. It delivers a combination of practical experience, using the School’s state of the art media suite facilities and strong, Masters-level research skills which you will demonstrate in your dissertation.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090