Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

The programme combines teaching from both computing and media in developing digital journalists; the programme provides students with real'world technical, design, and software skills to innovate in journalism; global awareness of the potential and possibilities for the next and future waves of digital media; and critical awareness of the implications and applications of journalism in society; students become proficient in the intersections of: journalism fundamentals, law and ethics; computing skills (coding, hardware/software, data, digital methods); multimedia skills (photography, video, audio).

Course Modules

Core modules: digital news writing, multimedia production and media law; core computing modules include digital case studies featuring industry guests, extensive training and experimentation time in the digital sandbox (lab) developing a capability and literacy in computer science and design; and digital research methods for scraping social networks, conducting investigative reports, and project management.

Course Additional Entry

Upper 2nd Class degree in sociology or computing, or in a suitable related subject; relevant professional experience and/or a relevant professional qualification is considered; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 7.0 in the written part of the test).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £17,010  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £17,010  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees