City, University of London

Course Introduction

This course is suitable for students with a first degree, looking to become well-rounded broadcast journalists. You will have a keen interest in TV and radio news and current affairs plus sport, lifestyle and national and international politics. Though this course is NOT about presenting on screen or on air, you must be prepared to present your material on camera or mic, and write and direct material for others to perform. The MA in Broadcast Journalism is essentially about visual and audio communication of topical information, and requires a desire to communicate through essential team working. City provides an alumni network second to none in the UK broadcast industry; and provides possibly the best employment opportunities of any postgraduate broadcasting course in the UK.

The MA in Broadcast Journalism produces award winning young journalists and has a superb reputation. You will learn comprehensive TV and radio skills. The course benefits from a large cohort of 50 students with great networking and peer support. Upon successful completion of the PGCert/PgDip course students have the option to progress onto MA.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £10,200 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £10,200 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £20,400 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Applicants should hold an upper second class honours degree, or the equivalent from an international institution. Consideration may also be given to mature applicants with substantial work experience in radio and/or television journalism. Students whose first language is not English are advised to apply for the International Journalism MA, which is designed specifically for students from outside the UK.
  • International entry requirements: Students whose first language is not English, must get a minimum overall score of 7.0 in the IELTS English language test, including at least 7.0 in the writing component of the test and no lower than 6.5 in any other component.
  • IELTS score: 7