Taught course

Community Radio

University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Journalism

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 honours degree.

Months of entry


Course content

Lincoln offers the only MA Community Radio programme in the UK, providing hands-on experience of producing and presenting, and an understanding of community radio’s relationship to the wider media industry.

The University of Lincoln is home to Siren FM, the country’s first Ofcom-licensed, campus-based community radio station. This Master’s provides the opportunity to become involved in Siren FM’s output, with unparalleled practical experience for a senior role in radio.

This programme is taught by expert academics with more than 25 years’ experience in community broadcasting, who conduct pioneering research into the subject. A programme of high-profile guest speakers, including John Pilger and Dorothy Byrne, offers all students in the School of English & Journalism the chance to learn from some of the industry’s most experienced practitioners.

Information for international students

International Students will require English Language at IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each element, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

As a University of Lincoln postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information about postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Alex Lewczuk
01522 886644