What will I learn?

This course focuses on the study of war reporting, international human rights and the role of journalism in conflict resolution. This course aims to offer a challenging postgraduate programme of study with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in print and online media, radio and TV. It is designed to provide a professional education in journalism, which allows you the chance to develop the practical and intellectual skills necessary for careers in the media. The course is designed to appeal to those who are concerned with human rights and issues relating to war and peace, and who are looking for the opportunity to develop the journalistic skills necessary to communicate this to a wider public. You will have the opportunity to undertake the academic analysis of a range of critical approaches to the study of war and the media, journalism and conflict resolution and journalism and international human rights. Your final project provides the chance to focus on a specific area in the field of journalism, war and international human rights. Career and Personal Development: Core modules are designed to support and prepare you for a career in journalism and there are a number of opportunities to gain experience by working on community radio, a multi-platform website, the student newspaper and the Students' Union magazine; Graduates' skills specialising in war and international human rights can relate directly to roles in the media, public relations, press offices, government bodies and international organisations.

Which department am I in?

School of English and Journalism

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£16,000.00 (US$ 21,333) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected October 2022

Venue

Lincoln (Main Site)

Brayford Pool,

Lincoln,

Lincolnshire,

LN6 7TS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry requirements for postgraduate (master degree) programmes vary by course although applicants must successfully complete a US Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with a minimum GPA of 2.8 (some courses may require a GPA of 3.2). Some of our postgraduate programmes, the major / content of your undergraduate degree will be taken into consideration. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score). Some courses require a higher IELTS score.

For international students

Students need to have a first or second class honours degree or equivalent professional experience. Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 7.0 overall, with a (minimum score 6.5 in all components). TOEFL IBT with overall score of 100.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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