Taught course

Journalism

Institution
Robert Gordon University · Aberdeen Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The course is ideal for students who possess an undergraduate honours degree in any discipline and plan a professional career in journalism. International students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, at IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent. Please note, UKVI are currently not accepting TOEFL as proof of English Language for Full Time International Student Visas.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Journalism has been designed to develop both critical understanding of the profession and provide an overview of the practices and concepts of journalism.

The MSc Journalism Degree explores the role of radio, television, print and online platforms, developing skills and building experience. This course will equip you with the skills, experience and understanding to build a career in journalism which combines academic discipline with practical training.

A placement opportunity is also available as part of this course.

Digital technology is transforming the media landscape. This professional multimedia course in Journalism will equip you with the skills, experience and understanding to build a career in journalism. which combines academic discipline with practical training.

The MSc Journalism explores the role of radio, television, print and online platforms, developing skills and building experience. An understanding of the media and an insight into the legal and ethical issues facing the industry today is provided as part of the course. Two alternative pathways are offered with a focus on different aspects of professional practice.

The placement consists of 4-5 weeks practical experience in the operation of an appropriate organisation.

The MSc Journalism course has been designed in partnership with the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and is fully accredited by both NCTJ and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC).

Information for international students

For more information, international students should visit the International Office web pages: www.rgu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/journalism
International students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/journalism

Scottish/EU Students £3,400 entire course.

Rest of UK students £5,000 entire course
International Students £11,740 entire course

For more information on fees, funding and scholarships, students should visit the Student Finance website: http://www.rgu.ac.uk/studentfinance

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgoffice@rgu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1224 26 2209