City University London

Course Introduction

This course is designed to train digital specialists to work in the fast'paced world of digital journalism. During this course you will train in digital skills including social media and community engagement; data reporting; and multimedia storytelling.

Course Modules

Core modules: ethics, rules and standards; journalism portfolio; final project; social community and multimedia management; introduction to data reporting; advanced data and coding; UK media law; political headlines.

Course Additional Entry

At least a 2nd class degree in any subject; consideration will be given to mature applicants who can demonstrate substantial work experience; by the start of the course, applicants should have gained a minimum of 4 weeks' work experience at professional news organisations ideally local/regional newspapers or 2 weeks of such work experience plus 2 weeks working in online community management and/or data journalism; applicants should have a high level of numeracy and familiarity with computers and software is expected, along with English at native'speaker level.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £19,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,875  Academic year. First year home fees