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.
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.
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- Media Industries
- Media Law
- News Writing
- Digital Journalism In Practice
- Political Communication and Public Affairs
- Broadcast Journalism
- Professional Industry Experience
- Methods, Metrics And Analytics
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesJournalism View 148 other Masters in Journalism in United Kingdom
- 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.
International13720 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13720 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National6000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Aberdeen
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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