M.A. On Campus

Magazine Journalism

City, University of London

10 months
21230 GBP/full
10610 GBP/full
Tuition fee
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Build essential skills in magazine journalism by learning to produce online and print publications. The Magazine Journalism MA from City, University of London also requires you to take up to seven weeks of relevant work experience, giving valuable practical experience and potentially the first step of a career.


We aim to give you a versatile mix of skills. This Magazine Journalism programme from City, University of London covers everything from writing short news stories, long form investigative features and arts and culture reviews to producing profile pieces, podcasts and editing pictures and video. 

You also gain confidence in designing and subbing print and online pages

You will learn to write, design and produce our showcase magazine XCity and its website


Our Magazine Journalism MA prepares you for a range of careers in magazine and features journalism, both print and online, from glossy consumer titles to international news journals, to niche, independent arts and culture publications.


This degree is accredited by the Professional Publishers Association (PPA). 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Ethics, Rules and Standards 
  • Journalism Portfolio
  • Editorial Production 
  • UK Media Law
  • The Magazine Business
  • Political Headlines
  • Data Journalism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should hold an upper second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution.
  • You should also have a minimum of two weeks’ work experience in magazines or newspapers. This includes professional online publications and regional media. Student journalism or self published journalism, such as a good quality blog, is also considered relevant and may be enough to secure a place on the MA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21230 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21230 GBP for the full programme during 10 months.
  • National

    10610 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10610 GBP for the full programme during 10 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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



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