Taught course

International Multimedia Journalism

Newcastle University · School of Arts and Cultures

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience in the media, broadcast or print journalism.

Months of entry


Course content

Our International Multimedia and Journalism MA is suitable for new graduates and experienced journalists. You don't need a media background to join this course.

This journalism master's provides an international context. It is suitable for students from across the globe.

You'll have the opportunity to learn alongside and collaborate with professional journalists. We work with a range of organisations to support high-quality journalism. Experts and innovators in journalism provide a series of challenging:

  • guest lectures
  • masterclasses
  • workshops.

You'll explore advances in journalism. You'll experiment and develop new ways to do journalism.

You can take part in projects to expand your knowledge and skills. Such projects include our Civic Journalism Lab collaboration with the BBC.

The course covers key areas of knowledge and professional practice which reflect the way journalists work today. However, journalism’s role in society, how we do journalism, and careers in journalism is constantly transforming. This master's in journalism is a ‘laboratory of inquiry’. It will prepare you to negotiate these changes through your career in journalism or the wider fields of professional communication.

INTO International Graduate Diploma - Pathway courses

Our Business and Humanities Graduate Diplomas will prepare you for Master's study at Newcastle. If you're successful then you're guaranteed a place on this Master's course. Depending on your level of English, you can choose from:

Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Please note: This masters programme has a non-refundable £25 application fee which will need to be paid before your application is processed. To pay your application fee and to make a formal application please visit our Webstore payment page where further instruction is provided. In order to secure a place on this course, we require a non-refundable deposit of £1,500 which must be paid by 1 June after you have received and accepted an offer from the University. This will be offset against the tuition fees at registration.

Course contact details

Hannah McMahon, Degree Programme Director, School of Arts and Cultures