Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 or extensive industry experience is required.

Months of entry

October

Course content

You will study contemporary practical and theoretical journalism with a focus on multimedia delivery.

During this exciting course, you will engage with practical up-to-date multimedia newsgathering and storytelling techniques. You will make use of opportunities for real-world news writing experience and learn to work creatively, accurately and expediently to deadlines in preparation for working in what is a fast-paced and constantly evolving field.

Journalism is a competitive industry with a wide-reaching influence on society. It is also a field that is subject to massive changes, which will have a profound impact on audiences and news disseminators.

To operate effectively, journalists must now have a grasp of multimedia techniques and skills beyond the traditional craft of news-gathering and writing.

This course is designed to be responsive to changes in the industry and is forward-looking, with an emphasis on current and emerging journalism practice. You will be supported and encouraged to become an innovative storyteller while gaining valuable newsroom experience.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Department of Media
Email
media@chester.ac.uk
Phone
01925 534394