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Digital Journalism

The University of Winchester

12 months
Duration
14800 GBP/year
8550 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Digital Journalism at The University of Winchester is specifically designed for students who want to enhance and develop their skills in the most current, industry-informed Digital Journalism. The programme gives a timely and exhaustive response to the most recent changes in the market, i.e. greater focus on New Media and Journalism in a digital context.

Overview

Skills will be honed through your work in the simulated newsroom and then on placements in professional newsrooms. At the same time you will develop your critical ability to engage with current theoretical and methodological debates. 

The Digital Journalism programme at The University of Winchester aims to shape 'confident learners' by enabling students to develop the skills to excel in their studies here that are transferable to further studies or the employment market.

Career

Graduates go into print, broadcast and electronic media as reporters, producers and researchers. Support is given in seeking both work placements during study and employment thereafter to assist the process of a successful career in journalism.

Employability

  • Comments from employers, editors and other senior journalists on the quality of the course, the quality of work students are able to produce and their employment prospects are as follows:
  • “I had no idea that journalism students were doing things at this level. It is fantastic and I was completely blown away by the professionalism of the students' work.” - Laura Barton, senior feature writer, The Guardian.
  • “So impressive, all the students are so confident and competent. The students are so lucky to be in amongst such expert tutors who are so obviously in tune with what it is like to be in the workforce. And also the technology you have is amazing.” - Maria Milano, online editor, InStyle magazine (IPC magazines)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agile Journalism
  • Digital Journalism Skills
  • Media Law
  • Live Digital Production
  • The Business of Journalism
  • Digital Journalism Project

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first or upper second-class Honors degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8550 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA part-time: £4275
  • International part-time:  £7400

Living costs for Winchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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