Taught course


University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Journalism

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 honours degree.

Months of entry


Course content

This Master’s provides the professional and practical training needed for a career in the exciting world of journalism. It also offers an academically rigorous approach to critical analysis of the subject.

You are taught the art of journalism from a hands-on, multiplatform perspective, with the opportunity to specialise in the medium of your choice.

You will hear from top names in the journalism industry – previous guest speakers include internationally renowned journalist John Pilger, BBC Director of London 2012 Roger Mosey and Head of Channel 4 News Dorothy Byrne.

The School of English & Journalism maintains close working relationships with the BBC and Lincoln’s award-winning newspaper, the Lincolnshire Echo. On campus, there are opportunities to gain experience in community radio, a multiplatform website, student newspapers, television and magazines.

Days Taught: Thursday and Friday

Weekly classes in shorthand will be offered throughout the first two semesters of the programme.

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


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Gary Stevens
01522 886644