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
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.
Minimum 2:2 in relevant subject. For example, a Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class Honours Lower Division.
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Last updated October 31, 2016