12 months
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13720 GBP/year
6000 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Journalism degree offered at the Robert Gordon University focuses on the study of news and current affairs journalism in all its guises – from ‘traditional’ print, radio and TV coverage to the increasingly interactive approaches of news gathering and reporting to audiences of today’s online, digital and emerging multimedia platforms.

Overview

At the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Journalism Degree covers everything from the study of news, reporting styles, interview techniques and media law to more technical aspects of producing newspapers, news websites and online magazines, and radio and TV news bulletins. 

You will develop an impressive portfolio of transferable skills, ranging from the ability to write lively, succinct copy to tight deadlines, to the confidence to pitch story ideas, design your own web pages and record, edit and produce your own broadcast and online news items.

Job Prospects

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

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Industries
  • Media Law
  • News Writing
  • Digital Journalism In Practice
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Professional Industry Experience
  • Methods, Metrics And Analytics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are agreed for individual courses. Make sure you apply in time to be sure of your chance of a place.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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.
  • Applicants who successfully achieve the RGU Pre-Masters Graduate Certificate Creative and Cultural Business are also eligible to apply or this Masters.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13720 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Rest of UK and EU: £6,000/ year

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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