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Full time September MSc, PGDip, PGCert 12 months full-time

About the course

This course focuses on the study of news and current affairs journalism in all its guises – from ‘traditional’ print, radio and TV coverage to the increasingly interactive approaches of news gathering and reporting to audiences of today’s online, digital and emerging multimedia platforms.

The course is designed to give you an overview of the ethical and intellectual issues and debates underpinning industry practice.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject area.
Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent

Our Pre-Sessional English Programme (PSP) is available for students who have not yet reached the required English level and those who would like to improve their language competency.

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Lucy Samson

Speaking of her placement opportunity:

"It was a very fast paced learning curve and something that I just think was totally irreplaceable in value and in terms of knowledge for me. It's provided me with a lot of future work opportunities as well... and I definitely think that I made really important contacts that are going to give me a leg up in my career prospects after graduation."

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