Journalism, M.A. | University of Lincoln | Lincoln, United Kingdom
12 months
16300 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Journalism degree from the University of Lincoln aims to provide the professional and practical training needed for a career in the exciting world of journalism. It also offers an academically rigorous approach to critical analysis of the subject.

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Students in the Journalism degree from the University of Lincoln  will have the opportunity to develop a hands-on, multiplatform perspective of the journalistic world, with the chance to specialise in a medium of their choice. An assessed work placement enables students to gain hands-on experience and there may also be the opportunity to hear from guest speakers who are leading names in the industry. Previous speakers have included Head of ITN programmes for ITV news Richard Frediani; Editor-in-Chief (digital) of Empire magazine James Dyer; BBC Director of London 2012 Roger Mosey; and former Head of Channel 4 News Dorothy Byrne.

The School of English and Journalism maintains close working relationships with the BBC and Lincolnshire Echo newspaper. On campus, there are opportunities to gain experience in community radio, a multiplatform website, student newspapers, television, and magazines.

Career and Personal Development

Core modules are designed to support and prepare students for a career in journalism. There are a number of opportunities to gain relevant experience by working for campus media, including the community and student radio stations, a multiplatform website, and the student newspaper.

In a digital age of convergence, journalists must be multi-skilled in a variety of disciplines including research and analysis. Graduates of Journalism MA have the opportunity to develop these skills.

Alternative employment opportunities may lie in the related areas of promotional, lifestyle, technical, and feature writing, public relations, business-to-business, and corporate communications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Methods

  • Arts Reporting 

  • Comparative Media History 

  • Contemporary Issues in Sports Journalism

  • Essential Reporting 

  • Ethics in Science and Environmental Journalism

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

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Places are limited for some courses, so it is best to submit your application as early as possible. 


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180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • First or second class honours degree or equivalent professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16300 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time Home: £50 per credit point
    • Part-time International: £91 per credit point

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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