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Journalism, Media and Communications (MA)


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Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies

Cardiff University
1 year FT
Suitable for graduates in the humanities and Social Sciences with appropriate disciplinary specialisations.Applicants should possess a higher education degree of at least lower second class honours (2:2), or a non-UK qualification recognised by the University as being equivalent to this. This requirement may be waived for candidates with relevant professional qualifications or experience.
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MA
Huw Thomas
Masters study type: Full time

The programme focuses on the academic study of journalism, but also offers opportunities for the development of professional skills through optional modules in the second semester and through research. The degree provides insights into how journalism is changing in a globalised context, exploring key debates and issues in journalism studies today. The degree also provides training in the use of a range of research skills in journalism studies, to support academic scholarship in their chosen field of journalism studies.

The taught component of the course amounts to 120 credits. Students complete this across two semesters (Autumn and Spring) from the end of September to the beginning of June. Students are then required to submit a dissertation at the end of August. The dissertation carries 60 credits.

Students will study the following areas:
* Political Communication
* Mediatised Conflicts: The Politics of Conflict Reporting
* Putting Research into Practice
* Introduction to Journalism Studies
* International Communications and Journalism

Optional modules include:
* Media Law
* New Media & Politics
* Reporting Business, Finance & Economics
* Insurgency into the 21st Century
* Global Crisis Reporting
* In the Editor’s Chair, International Relations for Journalists
* Reporting Health and Science
* Development Communications

Visit the Journalism, Media and Communications (MA) page on the Cardiff University web site for more details!


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