Taught course

International Journalism

Institution
University of Sussex · School of Media, Film and Music
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in a relevant social sciences or humanities subject. You can also apply for the course if you don’t have the academic qualifications required, but can show relevant professional/creative skills and experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Journalism remains a crucial part of democratic public life. This innovative, intensive MA’s global focus guides you as you learn to research and write news and features, creating and adapting news stories across platforms.

We combine academic study with professional training. Academics teach theory and analysis, while practical journalism elements are taught by experienced industry professionals. You’ll learn to:

  • understand and debate the broader issues driving news organisations across the world
  • be knowledgeable about the functions of journalism in a contemporary environment
  • produce copy for a range of platforms including print, online, radio, tv and social media
  • critically evaluate and analyse a range of journalistic outputs and their characteristics.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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Email
study@sussex.ac.uk