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Magazine Journalism

Kingston University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
16600 GBP/year
10200 GBP/year
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About

The Magazine Journalism course at Kingston University will give you the best possible start on the road to success. It addresses subjects such as writing, subediting, production and design techniques, research skills and how to generate lively, interactive content for the web.

Overview

Key features

  • Collaboration with E'cole Superieure de Journalisme de LilleOur tutors are practising journalists with a range of experience. You will also benefit from guest speakers from national magazines and newspapers in both print and online. 
  • We have a collaboration with the Lille Superior School of Journalism in France which this year will focus on a magazine themed around perspectives on Brexit.  You'll have chance to go on an exchange visit to the School, which is France's best performing journalism school.
  • Work placements, and subsequent job offers, have been at GQ, Grazia, Hello! Magazine and Spindle online.

What will you study?

During the Magazine Journalism course at Kingston University, you will be taught through a combination of lectures and seminars and practical workshops focusing on hands-on activities, such as writing, interviewing, subediting, magazine production, blogging, and writing and uploading copy for the web. In collaboration with other students, you will produce a magazine (print and online), and will undertake at least one placement on a published title.

Programme Structure

Core modules:
  • Creating Magazines: Content and Context
  • Feature Writing
  • Journalism in Context: Law, Ethics and the Industry
  • MA Journalism Dissertation
  • Practical Journalism Project

Key information

Duration

  • 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.

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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

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

  • a good honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent in an essay-writing subject, demonstrating high standards of literacy; and/or
  • evidence of substantial and demonstrable professional commitment to journalism.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Home and European Union:

  • MA part time £5,610

 Overseas (not EU):

  • MA part time  £9,130

Funding

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Magazine Journalism
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