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Media and Journalism MA Newcastle University

UK

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Course info

Summary

The Media and Journalism MA is designed for new graduates and experienced journalists. It is suitable if you are wanting to develop a career in journalism and related occupations or progress to a PhD.

About this course

The MA is a research-focused course that develops your cultural understanding, critical analysis and introduces the content production skills needed for global media industries.

It provides an international context suitable for students from across the globe.

The course is flexible and you can tailor it towards professional practice or academic engagement with the field. You do not need a media background to join this course.

You will have the opportunity to learn alongside and collaborate with professional journalists.

We work with a range of organisations to support high-quality journalism. You will hear from and work with experts and innovators and explore advances in journalism. There will also be the opportunity to experiment and develop new ways to do journalism.

You will also work with internationally renowned academics in media, culture, and journalism studies.

You can take part in projects to expand your knowledge and skills, such as our Civic Journalism Lab collaboration with the BBC.

What you'll learn

The course covers key areas of knowledge and professional practice which reflect the way journalists work today. However journalism’s role in society, how we do journalism, and careers in journalism is constantly transforming.

This course is designed to be a ‘laboratory of inquiry’. It will prepare you to successfully negotiate these changes, as you progress through your career in journalism or the wider fields of professional communication - or to continue to doctoral study and a career in research and academia.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Media and Journalism MA.

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees

£19,200.00 (19,73,149) per year

From

28 Sep

Venue

Newcastle University

King’s Gate,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Northumberland,

NE1 7RU, England

Entry requirement for international students

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience in: the media; broadcast journalism; print journalism. English Language Requirements - IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, and 6.0 in all other sub-skills); TOEFL 90 overall (with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking, and 17 in writing); Pearsons 62 overall (with a minimum of 51 in all sub-skills).

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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