2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in sociology, politics, economics, history or related social science subject.
You should also submit a personal statement of around 300 words. This should cover two areas:
- the degree to which your previous educational and professional experiences and interests make you a suitable candidate for the programme.
- the motivation for applying for this programme specifically - and how the methods and insights offered by social science will help you in the development of good journalism skills and practice.
Months of entry
This programme combines the latest in media, communications and audience theory, and research methodologies with the production and editorial skills that are required of the modern journalist. You can apply your understanding of the role of the media in society to your own journalistic output.
- You will be taught by members of the Glasgow Media Group, which has an international reputation for pioneering research methods in media and communications.
- The Glasgow Media Group comprises industry-trained programme-makers and the programme includes a practical element related to transferable skills for employability.
- The city of Glasgow is the centre of the media industry in Scotland and is home to the headquarters of BBC Scotland, STV and a range of major press titles including The Herald and The Daily Record. The Media Group has strong connections with local industry.
- Researchers from the Glasgow Media Group have presented their work globally, given expert evidence to Westminster select committees and appear regularly on the BBC and other news outlets.
- You can choose optional courses from areas such as economics, criminology, human rights, sociology, and politics whose research is at the forefront of debates about the role of the media in society.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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