Taught course


Robert Gordon University · School of Creative and Cultural Business

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject area.
Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Journalism degree has been designed to provide an in depth knowledge of journalism and media. 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.
Our courses are ranked within the top Universities by the Complete University Guide and The Guardian University Tables.
A placement opportunity is also available as part of this course.

Information for international students

Postgraduate courses normally require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components. Some of our courses require a different level of English. Please check our course pages for specific details. Test reports are valid for a period of 2 years and can be used as proof of English for admission if valid on the start date of your course.

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,500 entire course
International students
£12,100 entire course

For more information, visit www.rgu.ac.uk/finance

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    This intensive multimedia degree is designed to build a range of practical skills within a theoretical framework and is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists. You will be expected to sit NCTJ examinations in news writing, law, public affairs and shorthand.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1224 262728