On this course, you develop essential journalistic skills in a multimedia context. At the same time, you explore key theoretical issues and debates about journalism and news production in relation to contemporary media and society.
You will: -Master techniques in researching and writing for print and digital media, as well as subediting and print news design -Contextualise journalistic practice within a theoretical framework of journalism studies -Understand transitional processes in the news landscape at local, regional and global level -Understand and be able to analyse current theories and debates surrounding the media and society
How will I study? You’ll learn through core modules and options in the autumn and spring terms. In the summer term, you work on your dissertation or project.
Assessment is by: -Term paper -Practical video/media work -Portfolios of journalism with critical reflections
The final assessment may take the form of a 15,000-word dissertation or a portfolio of practical and written work.
Scholarships Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
Chancellor's International Scholarship (2017) -25 scholarships of a 50% tuition fee waiver -Application deadline: 1 May 2017
HESPAL Scholarship (Higher Education Scholarships Scheme for the Palestinian Territories) (2017) -Two full fee waivers in conjuction with maintenance support from the British Council -Application deadline: 1 January 2017
USA Friends Scholarships (2017) -A scholarship of an amount equivalent to $10,000 for nationals or residents of the USA on a one year taught Masters degree course. -Application deadline: 3 April 2017
Faculty You will be taught and supervised by faculty from the Department of Media and Film. Elements of our degrees are taught by experienced journalists at Brighton Journalist Works.
Careers This course equips you with the skills for a career in: -Newspaper and magazine journalism -A related media and communication industry -A research career in journalism and media studies