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DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Press Journalism

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course 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. The course is taught by respected academics and journalism professionals through a combination of newsroom workshops, seminars and tutorials. You will work on projects both on your own and with others, developing skills in communication and teamwork. We encourage you to publish your work. The department has strong relationships with local and national media including Johnston Press, NCJ Media and Room 501 Publishing. 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 | 16-SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

16-SEP-19

Modules

Preparation for the notorious NCTJ Reporting exam, this module hones your everyday craft of finding sources and getting the angle under time pressure while paying attention to SEO, analytics and social media, run as live news days in our Media Hub. Always relevant for magazine journalists who will need to know how to find a good story and report to deadline. This module comes under Magazine Journalism 2.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should have professional and vocational experience.