Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This programme combines academic study and research with journalistic training to an advanced level. Students develop a range of professional and practical skills to equip them for a job in journalism, including news writing, sub'editing and design techniques, online journalism, research skills and media law. All students complete a compulsory work placement. Involves a 40,000'word dissertation and a professional practice 'log'.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) or equivalent in an essay'writing subject, demonstrating high standards of literacy; evidence of substantial and demonstrable professional commitment to journalism; successful completion of stage 1; journalism MA or magazine journalism MA from another institution; or sufficient experience of professional journalism to qualify for equivalent APL credit; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with 7.5 in writing and 5.5 in all other elements.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Full Time
MFA £13,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Full Time
MFA £7,200  Academic year. First year home fees
4 years
Part Time
MFA £6,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Part Time
MFA £3,600  Academic year. First year home fees