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Journalism

Robert Gordon University

Master
12 months
Duration
13720 GBP/year
6000 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Journalism degree offered at the Robert Gordon University has been designed to provide an in depth knowledge of journalism and media.

Overview

At the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Journalism Degree explores the role of radio, television, print and online platforms, developing skills and building experience. This course will equip you with the skills, experience and understanding to build a career in journalism which combines academic discipline with practical training.

The courses are ranked within the top Universities by the Complete University Guide and The Guardian University Tables.

A placement opportunity is also available as part of this course.

Key skills in journalistic writing, communication and IT are developed along with the skills of reporting, feature writing, subbing, interviewing and researching stories. The course also covers research and analytical skills and includes the social, economic and political roles of contemporary media and the role of the journalist in society.

Job Prospects

The expanding global communications industry provides excellent career opportunities for those who are equipped with a broad range of professional, technological and creative skills.

This course provides you with both the academic and professional knowledge and skills required to work successfully in the journalism profession or other media based roles. We will prepare you to become an accomplished journalist who can make sense of fast-moving situations and report a story accurately, with honesty and integrity.

Opportunities exist in broadcasting organisations such as the BBC, STV, Northsound and Original FM.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Industries
  • Media Law
  • News Writing
  • Digital Journalism In Practice
  • Political Communication and Public Affairs
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Professional Industry Experience
  • Methods, Metrics And Analytics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
88
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject area.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13720 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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