This course provides a direct route into 21st century journalism. Graduates of all disciplines are equipped with knowledge and skills in journalism through intensive practical training and tuition. Designed to meet the requirements of media employers in the UK and beyond, the course is taught by dedicated staff with media and industry experience, and strong professional connections. You will benefit from a mandatory placement providing key networking opportunities and enhancing your employability. The course will prepare you to take a leading role in a rapidly evolving global media industry where you will explore the global potential of multi-platform news and features publishing. You will learn how to cover any story for print, web, TV or radio, and how to adapt a story from one medium to another. The emphasis on your work output will enable you to amass a full and varied portfolio to present to potential employers on graduation.
The Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science is pleased to announce we will be offering sixteen scholarships to assist students with financing their Masters studies. Students applying for full or part-time study on any taught Masters Programmes in the Faculty are eligible for these scholarships which will pay 50% of the fees for Masters study.MA Applied Linguistics MSc Applied Quantitative Methods MA Creative Writing MA Criminology MA English Studies MA English Studies, Contemporary Literature and Film MA English Studies, The Gothic MA European Philosophy MA European Philosophy (Aesthetics) MA History MSc Information Management MA International Relations and Global Communications MA Library and Information Management MA Local and Regional History MA Multimedia Journalism MA Public History and Heritage MA Sociology and Global Change MA Teaching English as a Foreign Language Master of Public Administration The Faculty offers a wide range of programmes at diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels in humanities, languages and social science, attracting more than 5,000 students from a diverse range of backgrounds. The Faculty’s postgraduate community is large and still growing; students are registered for the degrees of PhD, MPhil or MA/MSc. In addition, the Faculty is the location for a number of specialist research centres and there are a range of Faculty-wide, departmental-based and cross-University seminars held to promote discussion and disseminate research findings. Students are invited to participate in research seminars and attend performances, readings and events.
Value of Scholarship(s)
50% of fees
Submit an application to one of the Masters Programmes in the Faculty for full or part-time study in 2015/2016, before 29th May 2015 Through your application to your chosen Masters Programme demonstrate excellence, commitment, and potential Be a UK or EU citizen Have a good honours first degree in a relevant subject. Applicants are expected to act as a ‘Masters Scholar’ and make a modest, but important, contribution to the learning community in the Faculty – examples might include offering a seminar, leading a small undergraduate project, undertaking a pilot project with one of our partner organisations, or representing the Faculty in a university event.
We are delighted to be offering one Al-Habeeb Scholarship for £5,000 for the full-time MA in Multimedia Journalism, in the Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Manchester Metropolitan University, for September 2015 entry. The purpose of the Al-Habeeb Scholarship is to encourage student recipients to champion and promote the issues facing Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in the United Kingdom through journalism and writing.About the MA Multimedia Journalism (full-time)Graduates of all disciplines are equipped with knowledge and skills in journalism through intensive practical training and tuition. Designed to meet the requirements of the Broadcast Journalism Training Council, the course is taught by dedicated staff with media and industry experience, and strong professional connections. You will benefit from a mandatory placement providing key networking opportunities which will also enhance your employability.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/2015/12410
Value of Scholarship(s)
EligibilityCandidates must apply to, and receive an offer of a place on, the full-time MA Multimedia Journalism degree for 2015 entry before applying for the Scholarship. Candidates must demonstrate their interest in championing and advocating BME community issues through volunteering, employment, academic study and/or in writing. The Scholarship is available to candidates for the full-time MA in Multimedia Journalism programme only. The Scholarship is available to self-funded candidates only. The Scholarship is available to candidates of any nationality from the UK, EU and overseas. The Al-Habeeb Scholarship may not be added to other University bursaries or scholarships, such as the family or Vice Chancellor’s scholarships.
You will normally have a minimum 2.2 degree in any discipline.Applicants whose first language is not English (and whose first degree was not taught in English) are required to produce evidence of English Language proficiency to IELTS overall score 7.0 (must achieve 6.0 minimum in each individual component).
Recipient: Manchester Metropolitan University
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