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Kingston University

12 months
17200 GBP/year
10640 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Journalism course at Kingston University will equip you for a career in journalism by offering the industry's most sought-after qualification alongside your PgDip or masters degree.


This Journalism course at Kingston University combines professional training and academic study with the skills you will need to succeed in this intensely competitive industry.

This is a fast-paced, exciting and very practical course. While you will be taught theory and context, this is above all a professional preparation masters degree, getting you ready for the workplace. You will be reporting, writing, filming, interviewing, editing and publishing your journalism right from the start, enabling you to build the wide range of skills needed to thrive in the industry.


In addition to a possible career as a journalist, alternatives may include work in publishing, advertising and marketing, film, television, radio, arts management, new media, business and teaching.

Every year the vast majority of our students go on to successful careers, mostly in journalism and the media, or related industries. 

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Practical Journalism Now: Multimedia Skills and Employability
  • Journalism in Context: Law, Ethics and the Industry
  • Court Reporting
  • Feature Writing
  • Broadcast Journalism

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a 2:1 or above honours degree or equivalent in an essay-writing subject, demonstrating high standards of literacy
  • and/or evidence of substantial and demonstrable professional commitment to journalism.
  • Applicants with prior qualifications and learning may be exempt from appropriate parts of a course in accordance with the University's policy for the assessment of prior learning and prior experiential learning.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10640 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10640 GBP per year during 12 months.



  • full time 4,890
  • part time 2,690
MA part time 5,852


  • full time 6,640
  • part time 3,652



  • full time 15,900
  • part time 8,745
  • MA part time 9,460

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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