City University London

Course Introduction

This programme prepares you for a first job in newspaper journalism. The course combines practical training in reporting, interviewing, writing, editing, research, and newspaper and website production with a concern for critical and ethical reflection. All students undertake at least seven weeks of work placements during the course.

Course Modules

Modules include: Journalism practice; journalism and society 1; journalism and society 2; media law; online journalism; public administration; journalism innovation; editorial production for newspapers; journalism project; specialisms.

Course Additional Entry

A Minimum of 1 month's work experience on a regional or similar newspaper; preference is given to those with both regional and national work experience; candidates should have at least a 2nd Class degree in an appropriate subject; consideration is given to mature entrants who can demonstrate substantial working experience.

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