Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 honours degree or extensive industry experience is required. Admission is by written application and interview.

Months of entry


Course content

During this exciting course, you will study contemporary practical and theoretical journalism with a focus on multimedia platform delivery. You will engage with practical up-to-date newsgathering and storytelling techniques and have opportunities to gain real-world news writing experience. You will learn to work creatively, accurately, and expediently to deadlines and will become fully prepared to work in 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 have a grasp of multimedia techniques and skills beyond the traditional craft of newsgathering 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.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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

Department of Media