Taught course

Investigative Journalism

Institution
University of Strathclyde · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

A good first degree from a United Kingdom university or equivalent, or professional experience demonstrating capapcity to study at Master's level.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This course is designed to suit both mid-career journalists wanting to specialise in Investigative Journalism, and recent graduates wishing to establish careers in the media. Taught by award-winning journalists and academics, participants will learn the latest investigative and research techniques, as well as studying ongoing cases from around the world. Strathclyde's Newsroom will be utilised to teach the basics of writing investigative stories. In the classroom, the history of investigative journalism will be charted, while courses in law and human rights will provide students with the legal and ethical contexts in which investigative journalism is pursued around the world.

Information for international students

IELTS score of 6.5 is required

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
part time
21 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Eamonn O'Neill
Email
eamonn.o-neill@strath.ac.uk
Phone
0141 548 3521
Fax
0141-548 3602