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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Press Journalism

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is suitable for anyone with a first degree in any subject who wants to be a first-class magazine journalist. Students must have excellent general knowledge and be prepared to work across print and digital platforms with a variety of content. Students will have passion for communicating in words and pictures - and an appetite for fun and hard work is essential.

This hugely successful and well-established course prepares students for a wide range of careers in magazine and features journalism, both print and online, from glossy consumer titles to international news journals. Skills taught range from writing long form investigative features to arts and culture reviews; polished profile pieces to podcasts and video editing for online; designing and subbing print and online pages and picture editing. There is a strong entrepreneurial angle to the course and students learn how to research, create and launch new media products and to engage audiences. Accredited by the Professional Publishers Association, students learn from magazine and specialist journalists and around 30 visiting editors, commissioning editors and editorial directors from the UK’s leading publishing houses. During this course students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

10 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

You learn the basics of UK Media Law to enable you to work in a UK newsroom.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should hold an upper second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution. They should also have a minimum of four weeks’ work experience in magazines or newspapers. Student journalism or self published journalism, such as a good quality blog, is also considered relevant and may be enough to secure a place on the MA.

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. It is home to 20,000 students, 46% of which are studying at postgraduate level, and has an alumni of more than 140,000 graduates, from over 180 countries. The University is divided into five different Schools: Cass Business School School of Arts & Social Sciences School of Health Sciences School of...more

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