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The MA in International Journalism provides a dynamic and robust approach to teaching contemporary journalism through the lens of globalisation and digitalisation. 

Our interdisciplinary and cross-cultural methods draw on expertise in media and communication studies.

You will refine your knowledge and understanding of journalism in 21st century society through practical skills and journalistic production techniques, exploring specific practice from theoretical and analytical perspectives. 

International Journalism graduates go on to successful and rewarding careers in journalism, media, communication and PR, broadcasting and publishing.

Why International Journalism at Swansea?

Swansea University has an established profile for teaching journalism. 

Based on our energising Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay, we have the expertise and full range of modern facilities to ensure your learning is as up to the minute as possible.

Designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, the Graduate Centre provides a supportive environment for postgraduate research and taught masters study. 

Postgraduate training is available to enhance academic and professional development, as well as seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.

Your International Journalism experience

You will study a set number of 20-credit modules before taking a 60-credit dissertation project or an individual journalism project in the second part of the International Journalism course.

Modules include global media, comparative journalism, the digital revolution, risk reporting and professional and promotional writing.

You decide the subject of your dissertation together with a tutor. The dissertation component allows you to write a 20,000 word dissertation or undertake an individual journalism project drawing upon issues and themes developed over the year.

International Journalism employment opportunities

In addition to markedly improved writing skills, you will develop abilities around research and speaking, as you build confidence in presenting your ideas in different ways.

International Journalism graduates progress to rewarding careers in journalism, media, PR, broadcasting and publishing.

International Journalism modules

You will study a set number of 20-credit modules before taking a 60-credit dissertation project or an individual journalism project in the second part of the International Journalism course. Modules cover subjects such as comparative journalism, global media and the digital revolution.

Modules on the International Journalism course include:

  • Global Media
  • Comparative Journalism
  • MA Project and Dissertation Preparation
  • Digital Journalism Portfolio
  • The Digital Revolution
  • The Digital Edge: Contemporary Issues and Trends
  • The Business and Politics of Digital Media
  • Digital War
  • Risk Reporting
  • Terrorism, Conflict and The Media
  • Professional and Promotional Writing
  • Mobile Technology Practice
  • PR, Branding and Promotion

How you're taught on the International Journalism course

The International Journalism course structure is split across the year allowing three modules in each academic semester (a total of six modules) and then a dissertation over the summer. The dissertation component allows students to either write a 20,000 word dissertation or a journalism/media project of their own (with 10,000 word report) which draws upon issues and themes developed throughout the year.

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