M.A. On Campus

International Journalism

Liverpool John Moores University

12 months
16100 GBP/year
7750 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The International Journalism MA at Liverpool John Moores University  develops your thinking and improves your ability to analyse and evaluate news media, reaching a true understanding of its importance.


International Journalism is the first course aimed at developing critical analysis on the international stage for practitioners and those with a serious interest in this field. The programme concentrates on journalism with international relations and is suitable for students from abroad as well as those from the UK.The International Journalism MA at Liverpool John Moores University  course is designed so that if you have no experience you will receive basic training in journalism practice. 

If you already have journalistic skills, you will be able to concentrate on analysing the craft and your own part in it. In this way, the programme will develop your ability to critically analyse the purpose and structure of journalism and to evaluate the processes and products of either your own or other people's work.

A truly international city with a thriving journalism industry, Liverpool is a great place to study journalism. The city has one of the country's largest and most successful evening newspapers (the Liverpool Echo) as well as a flourishing magazine industry. There are also several television companies in Liverpool such as the BBC, Granada TV and Lime Pictures (formerly Mersey TV), creators of Brookside and Hollyoaks.


Your career and academic development are at the heart of this programme. In particular you can look forward to career opportunities in: journalism, public relations, information management, local and central government press offices and international organisations.

On graduation you will be equipped with transferable skills that are highly valued in industries such as marketing, PR, new media, broadcasting and writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Journalism Studies 
  • International Relations for Journalists 
  • Academic Research for Journalists 
  • Comparative Media Analysis 
  • Dissertation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please make sure you apply as early as possible. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a minimum of five years’ journalistic experience
  • Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
  • Non-standard applicants may be invited to attend interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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