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This course offers a thorough grounding in journalism studies and introduces debates in the field. It covers a range of topics including the impact of digital technologies on journalism practice and the relationship between journalism and politics.
You'll be introduced to the practice of research, undertaking an independent research project. You'll also have the opportunity to choose optional modules. The content of the course modules is informed by the research interests and practice of academic staff who teach them.
The course is designed to cater for students who wish to study journalism at Masters level, perhaps for the first time, and graduates who have a background in journalism.
Core modules will lay the foundations for your understanding of the theory and ongoing
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A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons) in: journalism (theory-focused), television science, media-related studies, literature, sociology or politics.
We may give preference to applicants who exceed our entry requirements. Relevant professional experience will also be considered from an applicant with an undergraduate degree in a preferred subject. We may request additional documentation to help inform our decision. Please note that meeting the entry requirements of this course doesn't guarantee an offer of a place.
"I was drawn to the School of Media and Communication because I knew it had a reputation for being one of the best in the country. The School provides excellent facilities for its Masters students, like its dedicated postgraduate room, and there are also a wide-range of interesting modules to choose from taught by internationally renowned scholars."
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