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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
The way we teach and deliver this course is continually informed by best practice across the industry.
You will undertake three intensive taught modules in professional practice in the third semester instead of a traditional research dissertation. These modules will be taught by specialist tutors from the industrial sector with strong backgrounds in journalism on print, broadcast and digital platforms.
The three compulsory modules in semester three are: Advanced Reporting Skills, Online Journalism, and Broadcast and Video Journalism. As part of the broadcast module, you will prepare a video news package and you will spend a day working in modern TV studios, presenting your news packages in the form of an evening television magazine programme.
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 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
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Further details of 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
- Jonathan Ward, Degree Programme Director, School of Arts and Cultures
- +44 (0) 191 208 2493