International Journalism, M.A. | City, University of London | London, United Kingdom
12 months
22733 GBP/year
11361 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Build practical journalism competencies alongside a considered approach to journalism in a global context. The International Journalism MA from City, University of London is a one-year professional practice course that enables you to develop the vital knowledge and skills needed for a career in international journalism.


You will develop skills in print, broadcast and online journalism and learn how they function in a global context.

The International Journalism programme from City, University of London enables you to study news in all its forms and grow your understanding of international journalism from a UK perspective.

While you will practise in different media of journalism (print, broadcast and online), you will additionally explore theory and reflect on your work. You also explore the contemporary global domain of journalism.


Here at City we provide an alumni network that is second to none in UK journalism.

As one of our graduates you will have possibly the best employment opportunities of any journalism graduate in Britain.

Our graduates work in both global and national media and in related occupations. These include roles from researchers to editors in broadcasting organisations such as:

  • BBC Radio and TV (including BBC World Service)
  • ITN
  • Channel 4
  • Al Jazeera
  • CNN
  • France24
  • NHK (Japan).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Global Journalism
  • Journalistic Storytelling 
  • International News 
  • Production
  • Ethics, Rules and Standards

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 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 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.
  • A copy of your degree transcript - either a good quality scanned copy or an original. If you are an overseas student and will be applying for a student visa, you should submit a good quality scan as you will need to supply the original to the UK Border Agency as part of your student visa application. If you have not completed your degree please indicate your expected date of graduation in the application form.
  • A copy of your CV.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22733 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22733 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11361 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11361 GBP per year during 12 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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