Journalism and Documentary Practice - MA

University of Sussex    School of Media, Arts and Humanities

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Communication & Media Studies (7) Creative Arts & Design (9)

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Are you passionate about news, current affairs, and documentary-making? Look no further than our MA in Journalism and Documentary Practice. This programme offers practical training and critical engagement in the dynamic fields of journalism and documentary-making. Gain the skills to create compelling journalism for various platforms, develop your storytelling abilities, and produce thought-provoking documentaries. With a focus on fast-changing developments in the industry, you'll stay ahead of the game. Our excellent technical facilities, including a newsroom, video and radio studios, and digital media labs, will support your learning. Join us and kickstart your career in broadcast, production, teaching, or research. Entry requirements are flexible, so don't hesitate to apply even if you don't meet the academic criteria.

About the course

This MA is for you if you have a passion for news, current affairs, documentary or any aspect of factual programme-making. It offers a practical training in, and critical engagement with, journalism and documentary-making.

This MA combines theory and practice. We focus on fast-changing developments in journalism and documentary practice. You’ll learn how to:

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in a relevant social sciences or humanities subject. You can also apply for the course if you don’t have the academic qualifications required, but can show relevant professional/creative skills and experience.


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