Who is it for?
- The course is suitable for students with a good first degree, and a strong interest in international news and the way it is reported. The course combines a strong emphasis on practice with rigorous academic discussion of current trends in global journalism.
- Students who successfully complete this MA in International Journalism are very employable in the media.
The MA in International Journalism is a keystone course at City and has built up a worldwide reputation. This course has been running since 1982 and has more than 1,000 alumni working in journalism around the world.
During the course, you will become adept at print, broadcast and online journalism in a global context by:
- Studying news in all its forms
- Obtaining a profound understanding of international journalism from a UK perspective
- Practising all platforms of journalism (print, broadcast and online) Exploring theory as well as reflect on your practice
You will learn how to gather and report in various styles and modes for a range of media (print, broadcast, online). You will also explore the contemporary global domain of journalism.
The course attracts students from all over the world, who will become your future professional network. You will benefit from being in one of the world’s most significant media cities with access to thousands of international journalists and sources.
On this course you will gain from using both traditional and contemporary journalism tools, and acquire comprehensive skills,which you can take back to your own country or move on with to anywhere in the world.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Global Journalism
- Journalistic Storytelling
- International News
- International Digital Journalism
- Journalism Ethics
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- There is no fixed application deadline. However, applications will close when the course is full, so you are encouraged to apply early.
DisciplinesJournalism Media Management Media Studies & Mass Media View 48 other Masters in Media Management in United Kingdom
- You should hold an upper second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution.
- You must be able to demonstrate a hunger to be a journalist through relevant work experience. This may be paid work, an internship, student journalism in an academic institution, freelance work, or a combination of these.
International20810 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 20810 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA10400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10400 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
The following organisations have supported students in the Department of Journalism in the past. This is not a guarantee of future sponsorship, and you are advised to check the websites of these organisations for details of future bursary and scholarship schemes.
- NUJ (George Viner Memorial Fund)
- Postgrad Solutions
- British Council: Chevening awards
- CBA-Chevening MA Awards.
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.