City University London

Course Introduction

This course provides students with the essential skills, together with innovative and in'depth research and investigation techniques; it also teaches advanced research skills including computer'assisted reporting, the effective use of public records and databases, the Freedom of Information Act, and other complex information; it provides case studies of high'profile investigations and the skills to investigate issues of public concern, miscarriages of justice, and companies, organisations and individuals within an ethical framework; it offers students the opportunity to complete a real'life investigation aimed for publication or broadcast.

Course Modules

Core modules: ethics, rules and standards; journalism portfolio; editorial production; final project; investigative reporting; UK media law; political headlines.

Course Additional Entry

A 2nd class degree in any subject; mathematics or economics at GCSE or A level; IELTS 7.0 for international applicants.

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