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Full time | University of Strathclyde | 9 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time


9 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Journalism (General) Information Technology (General) Media Studies Computer Science

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.


All modules will be assessed individually.


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.
European political economy - Optional
Investigative journalism (history and theory) - Optional
Journalism and society - Optional
Comparative public policy - Optional
Contesting global governance - Optional
European governance - Optional

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

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

University information

The University of Strathclyde is transforming its learning environment to offer its growing student population a first-class institution experience in which to develop, learn and socialise. Welcoming students from across the globe, the university offers a diverse range of courses. The university is committed to offering students the best possible education. The past few years have seen substantial investment in upgrading and creating new...more

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