Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme is a practical introduction to television news journalism which aims to teach students the professional conventions of UK news and current affairs television journalism and relevant production skills; it encourages a critical understanding of television journalistic practice; and an informed knowledge of the overall political and industrial contexts in which journalists are now working; it locates this understanding and creative development within a wider enquiry into the relationship between media practice and culture; modules cover: television journalism practice; practice theory; and key media law and ethical issues in relation to UK and US media law; all teaching is workshop'based; where practicable and possible students may undertake a placement of 3 weeks in a news or current affairs production company.

Course Additional Entry

1st degree of at least 2nd Class standard in a relevant discipline; graduates in an unrelated field may be considered subject to qualifying examination; applicants need some practical experience; non'native English speakers need a minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS or TOEFL 600 and 5.0 TWE (250 in computer'based score with 5.0 in Essay Writing Skills).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,270  Academic year. First year home fees