Newspaper Journalism, M.A. | City, University of London | London, United Kingdom
10 months
22733 GBP/full
11361 GBP/full
Tuition fee
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Train to become a reporter, correspondent or editor for global news organisations with our stimulating and modern Newspaper Journalism MA programme from City, University of London. You will develop a range of practical skills and media knowledge needed to make an impact in a hugely competitive industry.


In this Newspaper Journalism programme from City, University of London you will build a combination of vital professional skills. These include research, reporting, interviewing, writing, editing and newspaper production in print and online.

We give you a concern for professional standards, covering both critical and ethical reflection.

During your degree you will be encouraged to undertake optional work placements, with support from your tutors in finding these at appropriate organisations.


By studying the Newspaper Journalism MA here at City, you will benefit from unrivalled industry contacts and a solid grounding in the best practices of professional journalism.

The graduates swiftly progress to work as journalists, reporters, and editors.

After completing the Newspaper Journalism MA, in recent years our graduates have been appointed to the following positions:

  • The Sun, Showbiz Reporter
  • Financial Times, Social Media Journalist
  • BBC News, Journalism Researcher
  • The Guardian, News Reporter
  • Telegraph, Sports Journalist
  • CityAM, Reporter
  • The Sunday Times, Assistant Books Editor

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Ethics, Rules and Standards 
  • Journalism Portfolio
  • Editorial Production 
  • Final Project 
  • UK Media Law 
  • Social and Digital 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 have gained some work experience in the media, eg on local/regional UK newspapers (or have this arranged when you apply).

Please upload the following documents via the online application.

  • Your Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • The MA Newspaper Journalism Application Supplemental Information form
  • A copy of your degree transcript. We require an original transcript or a copy certified by your institution. If you have not yet graduated, you will be required to send us your degree transcript as soon as it is available. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22733 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22733 GBP for the full programme during 10 months.
  • National

    11361 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11361 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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