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14500 GBP/year
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About

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. 

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Overview

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
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part time 2 years

  • UK-EU £ 3,600
  • International £ 7,250

Part time 3 years

  • UK-EU £ 2,400
  • International £ 4,850

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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