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Media and Journalism

Newcastle University

12 months
Duration
21600 GBP/year
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About

The Media and Journalism programme from Newcastle University is designed for new graduates and experienced journalists. It is suitable if you are wanting to develop a career in journalism and related occupations or progress to a PhD.

Overview

About this course

The Media and Journalism programme from Newcastle University is a research-focused course that develops your cultural understanding, critical analysis and introduces the content production skills needed for global media industries.

It provides an international context suitable for students from across the globe. 

The course is flexible and you can tailor it towards professional practice or academic engagement with the field. You do not need a media background to join this course.

You will have the opportunity to learn alongside and collaborate with professional journalists.

We work with a range of organisations to support high-quality journalism. You will hear from and work with experts and innovators and explore advances in journalism. There will also be the opportunity to experiment and develop new ways to do journalism.

You will also work with internationally renowned academics in media, culture, and journalism studies.

You can take part in projects to expand your knowledge and skills, such as our Civic Journalism Lab collaboration with the BBC.

What you'll learn

The course covers key areas of knowledge and professional practice which reflect the way journalists work today. However journalism’s role in society, how we do journalism, and careers in journalism is constantly transforming.

This course is designed to be a ‘laboratory of inquiry’. It will prepare you to successfully negotiate these changes, as you progress through your career in journalism or the wider fields of professional communication - or to continue to doctoral study and a career in research and academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Researching Media, Journalism and Communications
  • Multimedia Journalism: Newsgathering, Production and Dissemination
  • Media Analysis
  • Dissertation for MA Media and Journalism
  • International Media and Law 
  • News and Journalism

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent.

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience in:

  • the media
  • broadcast journalism
  • print journalism

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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