Probably the most important issues facing societies globally are those relating to war and peace. Equally, the US-led ‘war on terror’ has impacted seriously on human rights in countless countries across the globe. The MA in Journalism, War and International Human Rights is a unique and innovative course for people who are concerned with human rights and the issues relating to war and peace – and who want to learn the journalistic skills necessary to communicate this to a wider public.
The MA also aims to equip you with the full range of skills – both practical and intellectual – necessary to work as journalists in these fields – whether for the media, NGOs or national and international governmental bodies. The theory and practice of peace journalism is developing globally and this new MA will be the first in the UK to explore this field in depth.
Unlike many other courses that consider war, peace and international human rights, this course is run by working journalists in a School of Journalism, where practitioners place a high priority on accurate and clear communication.