Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme aims to prepare you for civic investigative reporting in a range of professional contexts and institutions within and beyond traditional journalism. It responds to developing and emergent theories associated with civic communications, while also reflecting the constants that underpin investigative ethics, news gathering and storytelling.

Course Additional Entry

A good degree in any related subject; other qualifications will be considered. Applications are encouraged from those with prior investigative experience in journalism, human rights or other related fields. International entry requirements: If English is not your 1st language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub'tests.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)