Taught course

Journalism

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

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Entry requirements

You will need:

  • a minimum 2.2 honours degree in a relevant subject area (e.g. English Language, English Literature, Politics, History, Law, Sociology) is preferable, although degrees in non-relevant subjects will also be considered
  • non-standard applications from those without a degree will also be considered
Additional information:
  • All short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview (via Skype/telephone/Zoom if not possible in person and for international students)
  • International students should have recognised qualifications equivalent to a British Bachelors degree preferably in a relevant subject (e.g. Journalism, Media Studies, English Language, English Literature, Politics, History, Law, Sociology) with a pass of at least 2:2 plus an IELTS score of 7.5 (minimum 7 in each component) or an equivalent English language test accepted by UKVI

Months of entry

September

Course content

A vocational programme taught using industry-standard facilities so you gain the hands-on experience you will need in your day-to-day work as a journalist.

  • Accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ)
  • Practical training in research and writing as well as multi-media production
  • Teaching from journalists with many years’ experience and links to local newspapers, TV companies and radio stations
  • Opportunities for industrial placements with media organisations
  • Taught in the £38 million Redmonds Building with industry-standard facilities including newsrooms, studios, editing booths
  • Opportunity to sit professional National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) exams and acquire their full diploma
  • Publish work on LJMU Journalism's Liverpool Life website
This highly vocational Masters programme provides practical training in multi-media journalism and will further your understanding of the law and how public bodies work. You will also develop skills in analysis and interpretation, initiative and research, which are useful in any career.

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, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies:
Email
APSadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
01512315175