You will need a good honours degree (minimum 2.1) and enthusiasm for, or experience of journalism. Applicants from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. All journalism candidates will be asked to submit a written piece as part of their application. This will be judged against clear criteria. When assessing sample writing manuscripts from MA applications, staff are looking for work of at least a satisfactory (pass) standard in terms of language, content, observation, structure and voice.
Months of entry
This course prepares you to work in radio and television newsrooms and factual programming. You will be taught how to research and write your own stories, conduct effective interviews and record and edit for audio and video using the latest digital technology.
This course will provide you with a solid grounding in media law, public administration and ethics and regulation. You will become familiar with studios, be given professional voice training to help your presentation skills, and gain a solid grounding in media law, public administration, ethics and regulation.
You will also work with other students on regular news days that replicate industry practice, producing news packages for radio, television and our online news blog.
By the end of the course you will be ready to take your place in the multi-platform world of broadcasting.
For more information please visit: www.ntu.ac.uk/cbj.
Information for international students
International students whose first language is not English are required to have IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in listening and speaking).
Fees and funding
We have a number of UK/EU and International student bursaries and scholarships for postgraduate courses. For more information please visit: www.ntu.ac.uk/humfees.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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