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University of Sunderland
University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

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Public Relations MA

Public Relations MA

Overview This course is a Masters with a focus on practical skills in Public Relations. It involves a mix of journalism, business and marketing, social networking and communication theory, giving you...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 6,750 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Media Research (15 Credits)
  • Public Relations: Theory and Practice 1 (30 Credits)
  • PR and Society: Ethics and Critical Concepts (15 Credits)
  • Dissertation (60 Credits)
  • PR and Marketing Communications (15 Credits)
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Journalism / Journalism (Sports) MA

Journalism / Journalism (Sports) MA

Overview Learn to be a journalist in our real-world newsroom – the mediaHUB – where you will work alongside journalists from the BBC and national and regional media. Publish your work on our websites...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 6,750 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Essential Media Law (30 Credits)
  • Practical Journalism (30 Credits)
  • Digital and Video Journalism (30 Credits)
  • Investigative Journalism (30 Credits)
  • Journalism Practical Project (60 Credits)
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Journalism and PR MPhil

Journalism and PR MPhil

Overview During your MPhil, we will train you in rigorous research methodologies that are transferable to many different careers. Our Postgraduate Research Development programme allows you to learn alongside...Read more
  • 4 years Distance without attendance degree: 3,681 per year (UK)
  • 1.5 years Distance without attendance degree: 3,681 per year (UK)
  • 1.5 years Full time degree: 4,464 per year (UK)
  • 4 years Part time degree: 3,681 per year (UK)

Journalism and PR Existing Published or Creative Work PhD

Journalism and PR Existing Published or Creative Work PhD

Overview A PhD by Published or Creative Work is designed for individuals with an existing portfolio of published work addressing a central research question. This degree will be awarded to a candidate...Read more
  • 6 months Part time degree: 4,980 per year (UK)

Journalism and PR Higher Doctorate

Journalism and PR Higher Doctorate

Overview A Higher Doctorate is awarded for published work of the highest quality. We ask candidates to submit a collection of their published work and a commentary that demonstrates its impact on the subject. ...Read more
  • 1 year Part time degree: 3,980 per year (UK)

Journalism and PR Professional Doctorate DProf

Journalism and PR Professional Doctorate DProf

Overview The Professional Doctorate is the same level of academic qualification as a PhD (level 8) and is designed for experienced professionals who wish to undertake a programme that is applied in nature...Read more
  • 3 years Part time degree: 3,980 per year (UK)
  • Practice-based Research (30 Credits)
  • Practice-based Research 2 (30 Credits)
  • Planning And Contextualisation (60 Credits)
  • Framing Professional Identity (30 Credits)
  • Critical Debate in Professional Practice (30 Credits)
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Journalism and PR PhD

Journalism and PR PhD

Overview A PhD is “probably the most internationally transferable qualification” according to the Higher Education Policy Institute. You will critically investigate your chosen topic in great depth,...Read more
  • 6 years Distance without attendance degree: 3,681 per year (UK)
  • 1.5 years Distance without attendance degree: 3,681 per year (UK)
  • 4 years Full time degree: 4,464 per year (UK)
  • 6 years Part time degree: 3,681 per year (UK)

About University of Sunderland Postgraduate Journalism

Journalism is an exciting, diverse and competitive career. Why not get the edge over other graduates pursuing jobs with an MA or Postgrad Diploma in the subject?

Courses

An emerging area is Online Journalism; most employers look for online skills, so a course that includes this may be helpful, additionally there are now dedicated online and Interactive journalism courses which will prepare you for the growing demand for online content producers and social media managers. Interactive journalism will give you the skills to work effectively and creatively with data and produce visual stories, using infographics and other means - an increasingly common practice amongst news sites, blogs and social media.

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