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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Press Journalism

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This is an intensive course that trains you to think, write and research like a magazine journalist. It covers features writing, photography and the business of magazines, media ethics and law, reporting, and shorthand. You will also learn how to design and produce magazine pages using software such as Adobe InDesign. In the final stage of the course, you can produce your own magazine or website, with support from our professional journalists.

Assessment methods include essays, projects, presentations, and a major project/dissertation.

Career ready

On completing this course, you will be equipped for employment at an advanced level, with opportunities in both print and digital media. Potential roles include working for consumer magazines, writing features in newspapers, and working in various positions across the communications, media and marketing industries.

Different course options

Full time | Sir Tom Cowie Campus | 1 year | 14-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

14-SEP-20

Modules

You will complete a supervised dissertation on a topic of your choice, or you will complete a practical project which can be either a series of articles, a magazine, a newspaper or a website. As the culmination of the course, it will build on all the skills and knowledge that you have gained in the previous stages.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Typical offer is 2:1 classification or equivalent from 3 year / 4 year (in case of engineering) graduation degree from an AICTE / UGC recognised university. We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number.