London South Bank University

Course Introduction

Development issues such as migration, poverty, the environment, aid and governance are increasingly relevant in journalism, and this course develops a theoretical understanding of these issues alongside practical journalism skills. The course also provides you with a solid grounding in key theories, concepts and debates around development and contemporary development journalism. It offers hands'on practical professional training in broadcast and podcast radio journalism, equipping you with skills in audio production, interview techniques, editing, mixing and live studio operation.

Course Modules

Contemporary issues in development; researching the media industries; development journalism; radio production for development journalism; dissertation; international law and human rights; human development in a globalised world; forced migration and human rights; forced migration and development.

Course Additional Entry

A 1st degree (2.2 or higher) in a relevant subject; or a HND in a relevant subject; or a minimum 3 years' post'qualification experience in a relevant field.

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