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Automotive Journalism

Coventry University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
14700 GBP/year
9200 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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If you have a passion for cars and communication, this MA Automotive Journalism course at Coventry University can help you turn that passion into a career. Most of our graduates find jobs in automotive media, for example at Autocar, EVO, Top Gear, Car Throttle, Pistonheads and What Car? Others manage PR for automotive companies such as Mercedes-Benz, Tesla and Continental.

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From the outset, this Automotive Journalism course at Coventry University aims to immerse you in the world of automotive journalism and equip you with the skills needed to become an automotive journalist.

Previously, our students have found themselves invited on a press launch to write about new cars, reporting from press day of the Geneva motor show for a unique live blog or writing articles on motoring issues and motorsport for our in-house Automotive magazine and website.

Career prospects

This course is designed with an aim to prepare you for specialist positions as a reporter for consumer and business-to-business automotive websites, or as a writer for automotive marketing and public relations.

The course aims to give you the skills and knowledge needed for success in these roles to help make you stand out among a large number of applicants for these jobs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Automotive Industry in Context 
  • Journalism Practice, Law, and Ethics 
  • Public Relations
  • Specialist Professional Practice in Journalism and PR 
  • Research and Analysis 
  • Advanced Journalism: Digital, Social, Mobile

Key information


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

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

Normal entry requires a good honours degree in any subject and/or equivalent professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Automotive Journalism
Coventry University