Research course

Journalism Studies

University of Sussex · School of Media, Film and Music

Entry requirements

You should normally have a merit (an average of 60% overall) in a Masters degree, or equivalent in a subject relevant to your chosen area of research. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

Join the growing research culture in Journalism Studies at Sussex and explore the practices, politics and impact of journalism in a wide range of contexts.

You’ll work with experienced faculty guiding and supervising you throughout your research project.

We particularly welcome research proposals in:

  • news journalism
  • political communications
  • journalism and the military
  • journalism and intelligence
  • investigative journalism
  • media and protest.

Projects can be co-supervised by faculty in other subject areas as appropriate.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
48 months

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