Taught course

Global Journalism

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Journalism Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

To take one of our MA courses you must have one of the following:

  • A 2:1 undergraduate degree (we will consider a 2:2 if we are sufficiently impressed by your potential).
  • An alternative qualification approved by the University as degree equivalent.
  • Substantial previous work experience in a media-related role.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This far-reaching journalism degree combines research on media practice and freedom around the world with some practical newswriting experience and events. Students have recently visited BBC studios and conferences, and collaborated with the European Parliament. Join up and you’ll look at journalism within the context of globalisation, comparing and contrasting media practice around the world, immersed in vital discussions around the relationship between media, society and government – at a hugely critical moment for freedom of expression.

Teaching
We teach through lectures, seminars, workshops and research exercises.

Assessment
You’re assessed by essays, examinations and a dissertation.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5, with a minimum of 6 in each component.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
journalism-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2500