Journalism MA

London South Bank University

Program Description

Journalism MA

London South Bank University


This full-time Masters programme offers you the opportunity to study journalism at postgraduate level. The course covers a range of multimedia journalism practices within the creative media industries and you'll have the opportunity to acquire and develop key journalistic skills (writing, research, multimedia production) and put those skills into practice in two core modules: Professional Practice and in Major Project where you'll choose to submit work for either a multimedia production, feature writing portfolio, investigative journalism package or video news/audio production.

The School of Arts and Creative Industries provides a rich portfolio of arts and media courses, from artistic production and management (including drama, creative writing, arts and theatre management), through media production (including digital film & video, music & sonic media, game cultures and digital photography), to critical and cultural contextualisation (including multimedia journalism, media/moving image studies, film and English Studies).


The MA is a distinctive blend of theory and practice, offering both the opportunity to acquire and develop key journalistic skills and to build up a multimedia portfolio of work; and also equipping you with academic research skills to prepare you for the final dissertation.

  • Culture and identity in a globalised world
  • Print and online journalism
  • Multimedia journalism portfolio
  • Researching the media industries
  • Dissertation

All modules are assessed by coursework assignment and project work.


This course is ideal for students who are seeking to develop a career in the rapidly changing world of contemporary multimedia journalism.


Class contact time is typically 6 hours per week plus individual supervisions for the dissertation.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 in relevant subject. For example, a Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class Honours Lower Division.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated October 31, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug., 2017
13 months
Full time
7,500 GBP
Start date Aug., 2017
United Kingdom London, England
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Duration 13 months
Price 7,500 GBP
International fee (first year)