Taught course

Journalism

Institution
University of Central Lancashire · School of Journalism, Media and Performance
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

  • Either an undergraduate degree in journalism or a related media subject, typically at 2:1 or above.
  • Or evidence of professional journalism/media industry experience with an undergraduate degree typically at 2:1 and above in any subject.
  • Appropriate computer literacy and internet access.
  • International applicants are required to have an IELTS score of 7 or equivalent.
  • Applicants will also be interviewed either in person or via electronic means.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Are you a journalism graduate or industry professional who wants to move your career in a new direction?

If so, this flexible programme will enable you to master the key skills and knowledge required for career development in the contemporary media.

The programme also aims to develop your intellectual skills and creative insights to enable you to become a reflective practitioner with sustainable and flexible career options.

You will learn to analyse critically and challenge theories of contemporary journalism and business practice and to exploit that understanding in the development of new practice and innovation.

You will be able to tailor this course to suit your needs. The programme begins with an introductory module called Journalism Today. You will explore the contemporary media industries and reflect on your own experience and learning. From there, you will go on to plan your MA journey and decide which pathway you wish to take through this postgraduate programme.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,900

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1772 892400