Taught course

Journalism

Institution
Manchester Metropolitan University · Department of Information and Communications
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

A minimum upper second class honours degree, or postgraduate diploma, or professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to a UK honours degree is required. All applicants will be invited in for a 1-2-1 interview with the programme leader and be expected to sit an entrance test. Applicants will be tested on grammar and punctuation, news values, news writing and news sense.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Graduates of all disciplines are equipped with knowledge and skills in journalism through intensive practical training and tuition. Designed to meet the requirements of media employers in the UK and beyond, the course is taught by dedicated staff with media and industry experience, and strong professional connections. You will benefit from a mandatory placement providing key networking opportunities and enhancing your employability. The course will prepare you to take a leading role in a rapidly evolving global media industry where you will explore the global potential of multi-platform news and features publishing.

This course is currently seeking accreditation from NCTJ (National Council for the Training of Journalists).

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Information for international students

For more information to support your studies in the UK, including course details, how to apply, and living in the UK visit www.mmu.ac.uk/international

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
12 months
block mode
not specified months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
postgradjournalism@mmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 247 6969