The MA in Journalism with New Media and Digital Content Creation programme is aimed at those wanting to launch a career in journalism, as well as established journalists wanting to upskill, and those who want to work as content creators and storytellers in the areas of marketing, advertising, public relations and general communications.
Our Masters in Journalism and Digital Content Creation programme blends journalistic tools and techniques with training in new technologies and media to prepare students for the new media workplace. Along with our strong connections with industry, even as they learn, our students are producing work that is published in the national media. We’re equipping our students with all the skills that are basic requirements for today’s digital journalists and content creators: shooting and editing video, creating audio and podcasts, using social media, developing an online presence and strong connections with industry.
The course is accredited by the Higher Education Training Awards Council (HETAC).
To educate students with a wide range of media knowledge, skills and competencies that will enable them to become professionals in the media sector in a programme that ensures a balance between the theoretical and practical elements of Journalism. The multimedia modules of the programme will provide a firm grounding in the theory and practical elements of new media.
No. of semesters: 3 No. of weeks per semester: 13 No. of timetable hours week: 4 - 6 hours daily Which days: Monday to Wednesday
Assessment: Continuous assessment and written exams
Timetable Hours: Between 9 - 6
The programme runs over a twelve-month period, divided into three semesters. The taught element runs over a nine-month period, divided into two equal semesters, and is followed by one research-based semester during which students complete a report and a major project on some aspect of contemporary journalism.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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