Broadcast Journalism, M.A. | University of the West of Scotland | Ayr, United Kingdom
12 months
14500 GBP/year
11250 GBP/year
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Broadcast Journalism degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland will equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge, understanding and other attributes expected of professional broadcast journalists at the start of their careers.  


Broadcast Journalism degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland is focused  on ensuring you will develop expertise in newswriting, interviewing, presenting, editing, and online content, as well as deepening your awareness of the legal, moral and regulatory issues that confront working journalists. You will be encouraged to engage critically with, and make informed judgments on, current professional practices and ethical issues.


The course has an outstanding employment record. Recent graduates have found work at the BBC and STV, a host of commercial radio stations such as Radio Clyde and Heart, busy media offices, and a range of high-quality journalism employers. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • News Journalism 
  • TV Journalism 
  • Journalism Law and Regulation 
  • Journalism and Public Affairs
  • Creative Industries: Professional Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

You will require a University degree in any discipline or an equivalent qualification. Mature applicants with other qualifications and experience within the broadcast industry may be considered at the discretion of the Course Leader.

Applicants will also be expected to take a writing and voice test, as well as an interview.

Overseas students must also meet UWS English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11250 GBP per year during 12 months.

For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 7,000£  


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