This innovative new programme is designed specifically for overseas students who have already graduated with good degrees in academically rigorous subjects and who aspire to rewarding careers in journalism or related fields.
Taught by expert staff with top-level experience in international journalism, the programme is run in state of the art multimedia newsrooms and broadcast studios located in the university’s award winning Centre for Journalism on the historic Medway Campus.
You learn to report for newspapers, websites, radio and television in a live newsroom environment. Using state-of-the- art technology in dedicated newsrooms and studios you work to real deadlines to make newspapers, news programmes and websites. Your tutors are award-winning journalists with decades of front-line experience in national and international news.
All students take the following core modules:
- Practical multimedia journalism
- Journalism and Free Expression
You study for a master's degree that includes elements of politics, law and literature while simultaneously acquiring professional journalism skills of the standard required to work in newspaper, radio and television newsrooms.
Your teachers include former BBC network news editors, foreign correspondents and newspaper and internet specialists. Topics include: Reporting; Practical Multimedia Journalism; Reporting Conflict; Journalism and Free Expression, and Communication and Humanitarianism.
You also learn a dazzling array of multimedia production skills, giving you the confidence to take on journalism assignments in television, radio, print and online.
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