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People who wish to obtain mastery in the field of journalism often choose to pursue their MA in Journalism. This esteemed title shows potential employers and colleagues that an individual has obtained an advanced degree in the field and has a thorough knowledge of the industry. What is an MA in Journalism? An MA in Journalism gives students a competitive edge when working in the evolving world of… Read more

People who wish to obtain mastery in the field of journalism often choose to pursue their MA in Journalism. This esteemed title shows potential employers and colleagues that an individual has obtained an advanced degree in the field and has a thorough knowledge of the industry.

What is an MA in Journalism? An MA in Journalism gives students a competitive edge when working in the evolving world of media and communications. Many programs focus on law, ethics, writing, editing and reporting relevant topics to the world. Courses may cover topics including community engagement, mobile communications and technology, multimedia development and personal relations. Whether students wish to focus on a specific area of journalism, such as broadcast journalism, business journalism, science and technology, or digital media journalism, or they want to broaden their journalism skills, they can find a program that meets their needs.

Not only does an MA in Journalism prepare students for the intense world of media coverage by challenging them with coursework related to the field, but students are able to apply their knowledge in real world experiences. The master’s program takes students beyond the classroom and shows them how to utilize the information that they have obtained through years of schooling.

A Masters of Arts in Journalism can vary in cost, depending on which school an individual students choose to attend and which country they want to study in. Student loans, scholarships and financial aid programs may be available to assist students with the cost of higher education.

Graduates who receive an MA in Journalism can greatly improve their earning potential in the industry. Degree holders are not limited to career opportunities in broadcasting, magazines, newspapers and online publications. Some journalists take their training and become public information officers for government agencies or write company-specific publications for research laboratories, medical centers or businesses. Those who hold a Masters of Arts in Journalism can become technical writers and find worldwide employment opportunities.

Students can gain a better understanding of the journalism industry by looking online. Many schools offer online courses, simplifying the process of earning a Masters of Arts in Journalism. You can begin your education in the field of journalism by applying for an MA in Journalism online. Search for your program below and contact the admissions office of the school of your choice directly by filling out the lead form.

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University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

This programme aims to provide the professional and practical training needed for a career in the exciting world of journalism. It also offers an academically rigorous approac ... +

This programme aims to provide the professional and practical training needed for a career in the exciting world of journalism. It also offers an academically rigorous approach to critical analysis of the subject. Students will have the opportunity to develop a hands-on, multiplatform perspective of the journalistic world, with the chance to specialise in a medium of their choice. An assessed work placement enables students to gain hands-on experience and there may also be the opportunity to hear from guest speakers who are leading names in the industry. Previous speakers have included Head of ITN programmes for ITV news Richard Frediani; Editor-in-Chief (digital) of Empire magazine James Dyer; BBC Director of London 2012 Roger Mosey; and former Head of Channel 4 News Dorothy Byrne. -
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Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in Journalism offers a unique combination of practical skills and academic reflection with the aim to develop a multimedia mindset. We provide hands-on training in smal ... +

The MA in Journalism offers a unique combination of practical skills and academic reflection with the aim to develop a multimedia mindset. We provide hands-on training in small groups, in state-of-the-art newsroom facilities. Students have access to professional resources for their news productions, such as an exclusive newsroom with an instruction area, powerful workstations, radio and television studio, edit rooms, and recording equipment. The program has an excellent relationship with employers and internship providers. The department is proud of its longstanding collaboration with Dutch public broadcaster NOS in both education and academic research and has affiliated with universities in Sheffield and Cardiff (UK). -
MA
Full-time
18 months
English (UK)
01 Sep 2023
01 May 2023
Campus
 
Oxford Brookes University
Headington, United Kingdom

Our MA Journalism will equip you with professional skills in journalism. You'll cover topics from news and non-fiction to brands and content.

Our MA Journalism will equip you with professional skills in journalism. You'll cover topics from news and non-fiction to brands and content. -
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Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 

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The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The New Media Photojournalism program at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is the first of its kind, created to help visual journalists study and address the changing ... +

The New Media Photojournalism program at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is the first of its kind, created to help visual journalists study and address the changing world of photojournalism. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
L’Ecole Du Journalisme de Nice
Nice, France

Studying at EDJ Nice train you to become an international, bilingual, and multimedia journalist in two years. You will be taught by English-speaking journalist professionals i ... +

Studying at EDJ Nice train you to become an international, bilingual, and multimedia journalist in two years. You will be taught by English-speaking journalist professionals in written press, radio, TV, web, social media, and mobile journalism. This master's is accessible after a Bachelors degree, even having never done journalism. -
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Full-time
24 months
English, French
Oct 2022
15 Aug 2022
Campus
 
Conde Nast College
London, United Kingdom

The MA Fashion Journalism is a unique industry-focused programme that allows you to learn about fashion writing, editorial practice, content creation. Drawing on from Condé Na ... +

The MA Fashion Journalism is a unique industry-focused programme that allows you to learn about fashion writing, editorial practice, content creation. Drawing on from Condé Nast’s knowledge and expertise, the course delivery is split between taught academic content, practical and technical workshops, independent research as well as masterclasses from leading industry professionals in exploring the creative, commercial and critical dimensions of print, digital and experiential fashion media. The programme is situated within the fashion media portfolio of the college that also includes master’s courses in Creative Direction for Fashion and Fashion Media Strategy. Students on MA Fashion Journalism will share some taught sessions and project with the other fashion media masters in order to nurture collaboration and to ensure that students acquire a holistic understanding of fashion media industries. -
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Full-time
English
26 Sep 2022
Campus
 
University College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

The CNN Academy UCD Clinton Institute MA in Journalism and International Affairs is a one-year programme that combines practical training in audio, video, digital, and social ... +

The CNN Academy UCD Clinton Institute MA in Journalism and International Affairs is a one-year programme that combines practical training in audio, video, digital, and social storytelling with academic expertise in international affairs. -
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Full-time
English
Campus
 
GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society
Glasgow, United Kingdom

The MA Multimedia Journalism is Scotland's leading journalism Masters. It's NCTJ & BJTC accredited; offers placements with BBC, STV, Record, and Herald; achieves 75%+ empl ... +

The MA Multimedia Journalism is Scotland's leading journalism Masters. It's NCTJ & BJTC accredited; offers placements with BBC, STV, Record, and Herald; achieves 75%+ employment; & wins more Scottish Student Journalism Awards than any other Masters. -
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Full-time
English
Campus
 
Emerson College
Boston, USA

Emerson’s accelerated 13-month Journalism MA emphasizes a convergent, multimedia approach to storytelling and news reporting. You will learn how to tell complex news stories t ... +

Emerson’s accelerated 13-month Journalism MA emphasizes a convergent, multimedia approach to storytelling and news reporting. You will learn how to tell complex news stories that increase public understanding of events across all platforms—whether print, broadcast, or multimedia—and be as comfortable using words as they are using audio, video, and web. Our program’s hybrid format allows you to begin and end your courses online, getting you out of the classroom and into the field in just 13 months. Courses start online at the beginning of summer, followed by two semesters on campus, and culminating with a final 12-week summer capstone course online and an internship. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
13 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
HMKW
Berlin, Germany +2 More

The M.A. Digital Journalism includes the classic media: print, online and audiovisual, which are increasingly converging in the world of media. The target group is graduates i ... +

The M.A. Digital Journalism includes the classic media: print, online and audiovisual, which are increasingly converging in the world of media. The target group is graduates in humanities with linguistic competencies who would like to major in one of these two areas: business/politics or culture/entertainment. -
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Full-time
Part-time
4 - 6 semesters
English, German
Campus
 
University of Westminster
London, United Kingdom

The course explores documentary photography and photojournalism as exciting and expanding mediums, through a combination of practice-based teaching and discussion of critical ... +

The course explores documentary photography and photojournalism as exciting and expanding mediums, through a combination of practice-based teaching and discussion of critical contexts. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
St Mary’s University Twickenham, London
Twickenham, United Kingdom

A one-year professional practice course in which you will develop skills in journalism and digital media production and learn about sports communications in a global context. ... +

A one-year professional practice course in which you will develop skills in journalism and digital media production and learn about sports communications in a global context. The emphasis we place on globalisation in different regions and countries and the internationalisation of sports communications provides our students with a unique learning experience and will give them a head start in a demanding digital world. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

A dissertation on a theme from Journalism that provides evidence of the critical sense and research capability of the candidate is required. A research article that is suitabl ... +

A dissertation on a theme from Journalism that provides evidence of the critical sense and research capability of the candidate is required. A research article that is suitable for publication is also required. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2023
31 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom

The MA in International Journalism provides a dynamic and robust approach to teaching contemporary journalism through the lens of globalisation and digitalisation.

The MA in International Journalism provides a dynamic and robust approach to teaching contemporary journalism through the lens of globalisation and digitalisation. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Cardiff University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

MA International Journalism at Cardiff aims to enable aspiring journalists and mid-career practitioners to understand these changes and their consequences for international jo ... +

MA International Journalism at Cardiff aims to enable aspiring journalists and mid-career practitioners to understand these changes and their consequences for international journalists. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus