Taught course

International Journalism

University of Sussex · School of Media, Film and Music

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Months of entry


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.

This course focuses on developing the practical skills and the critical knowledge to help you to reflect on your professional practice in an international context. 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, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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