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Masters degrees in Journalism equip postgraduates with advanced knowledge of the reporting industry, particularly newscasting, photography and editing of news stories. Consideration is also given to press ownership and economic principles.
Taught MA courses are typical for this subject, though research-based MRes and MPhil programmes are also available. Entry requirements normally include an appropriate undergraduate degree. Sufficient work experience may be accepted in some cases.
These Masters are usually very fast-paced, combining a mixture of vocational experience with theoretical research approaches. You will receive well-rounded training in all aspects of news reporting, from designing and undertaking broadcasting projects, to scrutinising governance and management of the press.
Many specialisations are available to postgraduates, with regards to both theme and format. For example, you may wish to gear your studies to topics such as finance, travel, sport or fashion. Alternatively, you might like to focus on a specific kind of journalism, such as broadcasting, print media including magazines, or online journalism.
Traditional careers in this field include reporting, newswriting, and print or online editing. Other careers may include roles in public relations, or legislative positions within government agencies.
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This course offers a hands-on curriculum that allows you to develop core journalistic skills in broadcast and digital media. You will learn the technical skills to master tv, audio and digital reporting. Read more
This course offers a hands-on curriculum that allows you to develop your core journalistic skills. You will learn to master a broad variety of media formats from writing and reporting to social media and video. Read more
Roehampton is ranked third in London for Journalism (Guardian University Guide 2018). This interactive course is taught by experienced academics, many of whom have worked, or still currently work, as journalists. Read more
City's MA in Interactive Journalism is an exciting contemporary course, responding to the rapidly changing environment of digital journalism, with a focus on social media, audience development, data journalism and multimedia storytelling. Read more
Do you want to report on news from the most interesting and important parts of the world? Are you committed to a career in journalism but need the professional skills? If so, this one-year journalism postgraduate course provides excellent preparation for working across all platforms. Read more
This world-leading degree in journalism is the only one of its kind in New Zealand. It is the only Master of Journalism qualification in Australia or New Zealand accredited by US organisation the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Read more
The Mundus- Journalism, Media and Globalisation Master is a truly transnational two-year course, giving an empowering foundation for the analysis and reporting of global change. . Read more
This course will equip you with the advanced knowledge and skills you need for a career in global journalism. You'll gain sought-after expertise in print, broadcast, magazine and online reporting, and also focus on photography and visualisation. Read more
- https://www.kent.ac.uk/locations/medway/. Postgraduate programmes in journalism at Kent offer you the opportunity to research and learn in an environment that combines excellence in the practice of convergent, multimedia journalism with intellectual leadership in the history, ethics and future of the news industry. Read more
Falmouth University is renowned as one of the world’s leading hubs for creativity and innovation – redefining creative education for over 100 years. A multi-arts university, Falmouth is committed to preparing its students for the global job market through its world-class programmes.
The university’s degree programs at Parsons School of Design, The New School for Social Research, and other esteemed graduate institutes offer endless opportunities for creative, curious, and critical minds.
At Cardiff University we offer a number of conversion courses that allow you to study a subject unrelated to your undergraduate degree or career, to support you with a change of career path.
Study at the university's School of Sport and Service Management in Eastbourne and you will benefit from an environment that promotes personal development, diversity and innovation.