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Full time


12 months

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Qualification type

MLitt - Master of Letters

Subject areas

Journalism (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This course is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to produce multimedia news and features. You’ll learn how to devise, launch, produce and market an online publication. We aim to produce high quality, fresh-thinking graduates who have a passion to communicate and can articulate their ideas through effective story-telling and develop sound analytical, ethical and entrepreneurial skills in order to perform at a high level in the digital media world.


Assessment is via various means depending on the nature of the class. Academic subjects are generally assessed by written essays, case studies and presentations. You will also gain PGDip award in this course.


Graduates of the course are employed at organisations such as:

  • the Herald and Times Group
  • the Press and Journal (Aberdeen)
  • BBC
  • STV
  • DC Thomson
  • the Daily Record


This class is a collaboration with the prestigious Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship, part of the globally renowned Strathclyde Business School. It aims to increase your employability by allowing you to develop your entrepreneurial ideas in a risk free environment and learn about generating ideas, business planning, funding, developing a portfolio career and personal branding. You will also participate in an intensive week of workshops on creating new ventures.
From Broadcast to Participation: A History of Mediation - Optional

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Entry requirements

Students need a good honours degree, or equivalent, or professional experience demonstrating ability to study at Masters Level. Experience of student journalism, a media work placement, freelance work or professional journalism.

University information

The University of Strathclyde is a first-rate institution, offering a diverse variety of postgraduate course options and fostering an inclusive university community, welcoming students from around the globe and from all types of backgrounds. Strathclyde is a research-oriented university, delivering a transformative learning experience. It invests intelligently in campus facilities to provide a superb environment in which to study and...more

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