Taught course

Arts and Lifestyle Journalism

Institution
University of the Arts London - London College of Communication · Faculty of Media
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

In order to be considered, you would have achieved an Honours degree or equivalent professional qualifications with a minimum of three years relevant professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

MA Arts and Lifestyle Journalism prepares students for this important and growing field of journalism. From music magazines and newspaper arts supplements to specialist radio and TV programmes, websites and digital publishers, there is a huge demand for arts, lifestyle and cultural journalism.

The course covers journalism about fine art, contemporary art and mass and popular culture including painting, music, photography, literature, cinema, travel, celebrity culture and other areas. You will have the opportunity to develop your own specialist areas of interest and the course encourages a rigorous journalistic approach, with a focus on ethical, international and professional standards.

Situated in the heart of city, London College of Communication is the ideal place to study this dynamic branch of journalism. Guided by tutors with professional, multiplatform experience gained at national newspapers and websites, the BBC, Sky TV and elsewhere, you will develop key practical journalistic skills and learn how to apply them to your particular area of interest in arts, culture and lifestyle.

You will gain invaluable work experience by undertaking a placement in a media organisation and benefit from our guest lecture programme that has included talks from Jon Snow of Channel 4 News, Luke Lewis of Buzzfeed, Mary Hockaday of the BBC and Bruno Bayley, editor of Vice UK (and a former student at LCC), as well as journalists from a range of national newspapers and other publications.

The course culminates in your producing a substantial piece of journalism in the medium or media of your choice.

Information for international students

English language requirements - IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent) is required, with 6.0 in each of the four skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,500
International students
£19,350

Learn more at the funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
15 months

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
info@lcc.arts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7514 6599