Journalism, M.A. | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
16900 GBP/year
8135 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Journalism course from Liverpool John Moores University  is a vocational programme taught using industry-standard facilities so you gain the hands-on experience you will need in your day-to-day work as a journalist.


This highly vocational Masters programme in  Journalism  from Liverpool John Moores University, provides practical training in multi-media journalism and will further your understanding of the law and how public bodies work. You will also develop skills in analysis and interpretation, initiative and research, which are useful in any career.


 The applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

You will be given an in-depth understanding of journalism as a profession and, throughout the course, we strive to highlight to you the full range of career options available to you when you leave.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Media Law, Regulation and Court Reporting
  • Journalism in Context
  • Research Skills for Journalists
  • Major Journalism Dissertation
  • Major Journalism Practical Project
  • Portfolio and Professional Practice
  • Public Affairs for Journalists
  • Multi-Platform Journalism

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a minimum 2.2 honours degree in a relevant subject area (e.g. English Language, English Literature, Politics, History, Law, Sociology) is preferable, although degrees in non-relevant subjects will also be considered
  • non-standard applications from those without a degree will also be considered 
  • Additional information:
  • All short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview (via Skype/telephone/Zoom if not possible in person and for international students)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8135 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8135 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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