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About

Join a global effort to inform and connect people round the world through Scotland's leading journalism master's programme - the Multimedia Journalism course from Glasgow Caledonian University. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

GCU offers the only postgraduate journalism degree in Scotland that is accredited by both of the UK's primary professional training bodies: the National Council for the Training of Journalists and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council.

The Multimedia Journalism course from Glasgow Caledonian University boasts a more than 75% employment rate, placements in media organisations including the BBC, STV and the Herald and Times Group, and more Scottish Student Journalism Awards than any other master's course. Prepare to make a real impact in a rapidly changing media landscape.

You'll study in Glasgow, Scotland's 'media city', and get hands-on experience with all of the in-demand skills of today, from interviewing and reporting to writing and editing - across print, broadcast and digital platforms. We'll train you in shorthand, photography, video production and web content management, and give you in-depth instruction in government and law.

You'll learn in modern, industry-standard and purpose-built facilities, including a multimedia newsroom, editorial and radio production suites, digital radio studios, and a TV studio and gallery. In addition, you'll benefit from GCU's close relationship with industry through work placement agreements with major news organisations across Scotland. Our graduates complete their MA Multimedia Journalism programme with the skills they need to compete in a constantly transforming industry and contribute to the common good - whether they choose employment in the UK or abroad.

Your career

Our alumni have gone on to roles with a variety of media organisations, including the BBC, STV, Sky and Sky Sports, France 24, the Herald & Times Group, Deadline News and many more. They have secured employment in TV news, online and multimedia news, newspapers, magazines, radio, online marketing and public relations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scots Law for Journalists
  • Government and Public Affairs
  • Journalism in Context
  • Multimedia Journalism Project
  • Multimedia Newsdays
  • Multimedia Production and Presentation
  • News writing and Newsgathering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • RUK: £7,500

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Our partners

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