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About

Taught by leading journalists who are experienced in handling the benefits and challenges of working in an international context, this Journalism course from Falmouth University gives you the opportunity to cultivate an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset. 

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Overview

In a rapidly evolving digital era, models of journalism production and distribution are constantly changing. Today’s journalists need to think radically, learn to adapt and exploit new forms of news media and be fluent with key creative tools used to produce compelling news content in various formats - text, video, photo + LIVE news.

Throughout this Journalism masters degree from Falmouth University  you will critically engage with media ‘disruptors’, develop understanding of the changing relationship of journalist and audience and gain insight into the challenges posed by artificial intelligence, big data and ‘churnalism’. You should find yourself tested and asked to aim high as you become equipped to work independently from anywhere in the world.

As you focus on data journalism, social media and impactful storytelling, this programme aims to facilitate innovators grounded in the best journalism standards. 

You will:

  • Develop your skills as a creative and technically agile non-fiction storyteller in order to work independently as a journalist
  • Learn how to create compelling news for dissemination across multiple content platforms with global audiences in mind
  • Discover how to thrive and innovate in the international digital news and communications industries
  • Exploit social media and data journalism tools, developing a critical understanding of the shifting political, social and industry environments in which journalists must operate around the world.​

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Creative Professional Practice
  • The Mobile Journalist
  • Journalism Innovation and Enterprise
  • Audiovisual Storytelling
  • Major project 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • No Attendance
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification
  • Proof of proficiency in English (minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening or TOEFL IBT (Internet Based Test) with a minimum of 88 overall and at least 21 in all 4 components).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10600 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10600 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Postgraduate Masters Finance for students in Wales

  • If you're studying a distance learning postgraduate masters in Wales, you can apply for Postgraduate Masters Finance and receive up to £17,000 as a combination of grant and loan. 

Postgraduate Masters Finance for students in England

  • New entrants to postgraduate study can apply for a government-backed, non-means tested Masters Loan of up to £10,906.

Falmouth Flexible Bursaries

  • The Falmouth Flexible Bursary Fund is designed to support aspiring leaders in the creative sector.

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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