Multimedia Journalism 

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

M.A. On Campus
12 months
13200 GBP/year
6900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MA Multimedia Journalism at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has a reputation for the quality of its students and their success in obtaining employment in the industry.

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With the MA Multimedia Journalism at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) you will learn in a newsroom environment, producing interviews, stories, reports and packages for radio, television and digital platforms. You will experience live location reporting, filming, editing and also learn the latest digital and social media skills from experts based in our Media Innovation Studio. You will also gain a thorough understanding of media law and public administration.

Our enviable list of alumni gives us an unrivalled network of contacts who not only return to the university to give guest lectures and master-classes but also inform and influence our teaching through their professional expertise and advice. Our alumni are generous in providing work placement opportunities to our current students.  So, if you are determined to have the best possible start to your professional career, make us your first choice.

Industry Links

The course enjoys superb links with industry – across the region and nationally. Many former postgraduate broadcast journalists now work for BBC and commercial radio and TV, in news, factual and entertainment sectors. 

Our students also utilise their broadcast skills to work in multimedia roles, such as writing/reporting for news websites, marketing and PR and other related careers where their skills are transferrable and valued. UCLan has developed partnerships with key broadcasters such as ITV, BBC and commercial radio groups to provide students with work placement and freelance opportunities.


 accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Creating Content
  • Broadcast Newsroom
  • Digital Journalism
  • Extended Journalism Project
  • Law for Journalists
  • Public Affairs

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will normally be expected to have an upper second or first class honours degree from a British higher education institution, or an equivalent overseas qualification. The degree may be in any subject, although complementary subjects, such as English, Politics or a foreign language are especially useful. 
  • You will also need a very good standard of written English and in normal circumstances, a good speaking voice. Mature students and candidates with non-standard qualifications may also apply, if they have substantial professional/relevant experience. 
  • All applicants are expected to show knowledge, enthusiasm and commitment, which may be demonstrated by a record of relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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