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International Journalism

Brunel University London

12 months
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18410 GBP/year
9935 GBP/year
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About

Do you want to report on news from the most interesting and important parts of the world? Are you committed to a career in journalism but need the professional skills? If so, this one-year International Journalism course from Brunel University London provides excellent preparation for working across all platforms.

Overview

You will study a synthesis of practical and theoretical skills modules contextualising different forms of journalistic practice, within a framework of technological, political and cultural change. This is challenging, employment-orientated study on a leading journalism course at a London university that focusses on international reporting.

You will benefit greatly from our academic’s research strengths and excellent links with the journalism, broadcasting and publishing industries, with the option to seek a work placement during your time on the course.

Additionally, alumni and industry guest speakers will bring further insight and inspiration about what it means to work within global media.  

You will also get plenty of hands-on training and practice in the University’s well-equipped media suite that mimics the recording and broadcast facilities used within the industry.

The International Journalism course from Brunel University London will appeal to a broad range of candidates with an interest in journalism across all sectors, including print journalism, online journalism, radio journalism, TV journalism and especially in areas of convergence.

Careers and your future

As a graduate of International Journalism MA your skills will be well suited to a variety of roles within journalism, particularly those with an international context, such as:

  • Reporters for international news agencies 
  • War and foreign correspondents
  • Online journalists
  • Magazine journalists
  • Investigative journalists
  • Content producers for mobile platforms
  • Communication officer in non-government and private sector organisations

International Journalism MA is also excellent preparation for further postgraduate level research such as an MRES or Doctoral Degree

You’ll have a set of media skills that are easily transferred to fields like public relations, marketing, advertising, as well as non-governmental organisations and the public sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • News, Features and Reviews
  • Multi-platform Storytelling
  • International Media Ethics
  • Fake News, Images and Websites
  • Dissertation
  • Extended Practical Project

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification and evidence of commitment to journalism as a career such as student journalism or work experience. Candidates with other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Applicants will be required to attend an interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18410 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18410 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9935 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9935 GBP per year during 12 months.
    • EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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