Taught course

Journalism and Media Studies

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

On this course you develop essential journalistic skills in a multimedia context. At the same time, you explore key theoretical issues and debates about journalism and news production in relation to contemporary media, culture and society. You'll:

  • master techniques in researching and writing for print and digital media, as well as subediting and print news design
  • contextualise journalistic practice within a theoretical framework of journalism studies
  • understand transitional processes in the news landscape at local, regional and global level
  • understand and be able to analyse current theories and debates surrounding the media and society.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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Email
study@sussex.ac.uk