12 months
18500 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Good journalism is essential to a functioning society. This Multimedia Journalism course from Manchester Metropolitan University is designed to give you all the valuable skills and knowledge needed to work in the diverse and fast-moving environment that is modern journalism and media.


You’ll be taught by accomplished media professionals with backgrounds and connections in BBC TV and radio; local, regional and national newspapers; and online news, so you can be sure you’re learning at the forefront of industry thinking and practice. And you’ll have the chance to develop your own industry connections through our placement opportunities, introducing you to the real working environment and enhancing your employability.

Designed to meet the requirements of media employers in the UK and beyond, you’ll amass a full and varied portfolio to present to potential employers on graduation; equipped to take on a leading role in a rapidly evolving global industry, with the confidence and knowledge to explore the potential of multi-platform news and features publishing.


On successful completion of the Multimedia Journalism course from Manchester Metropolitan University, you will be ideally placed to pursue a career at the forefront of multimedia journalism as a multi-skilled reporter or presenter.

Our past students are now working at home and, in some cases, abroad as:

  • Newspaper reporters
  • Newspaper sub-editors
  • Magazine reporters
  • Feature writers
  • Arts editors
  • Music journalists
  • Business journalists
  • Broadcasters
  • Online writers and editors
  • Press officers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Journalism 
  • Law 
  • Mobile and Digital
  • Newsroom
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Contemporary Us Foreign Policy
  • Data Journalism
  • Industry Perspectives

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no deadline for applications to our postgraduate programmes, however we recommend you apply as early as possible.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will normally have a lower second class UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in any discipline.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English (and whose first degree was not taught in English) are required to produce evidence of English Language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • UK and Channel Island Students: £1667 per 30 credits studied per year.
  • EU/International Students: £3084 per 30 credits studied per year.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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