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All programmes of study will be delivered in a dual way combining both online and face to face teaching as appropriate. Face to face teaching will be delivered in a blended format with no large lectures to begin with. Please visit our website for more information. The MA in International Journalism programme is offered by Swansea University.

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Overview

The MA in International Journalism programme at Swansea University provides a dynamic and robust approach to teaching contemporary journalism through the lens of globalisation and digitalisation. 

Our interdisciplinary and cross-cultural methods draw on expertise in media and communication studies.

You will refine your knowledge and understanding of journalism in 21st century society through practical skills and journalistic production techniques, exploring specific practice from theoretical and analytical perspectives. 

Designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, the Graduate Centre provides a supportive environment for postgraduate research and taught masters study. 

Career opportunities

In addition to markedly improved writing skills, you will develop abilities around research and speaking, as you build confidence in presenting your ideas in different ways.

Graduates of this International Journalism programme at Swansea University progress to rewarding careers in journalism, media, PR, broadcasting and publishing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Media
  • Online Journalism
  • MA Project and Dissertation Preparation
  • Digital Journalism Portfolio
  • The Digital Revolution
  • The Digital Edge: Contemporary Issues and Trends
  • The Business and Politics of Digital Media

Key information

Duration

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

  • The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent.  
  • Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5

Funding

For funding and scholarships, please visit our website for more details.

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