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International Journalism

University of Sussex

12 months
19775 GBP/year
11275 GBP/year
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Journalism remains a crucial part of democratic public life. This innovative, intensive International Journalism degree offered at University of Sussex guides you as you learn to research and write news and features, creating and adapting news stories across platforms. 


This International Journalism course at University of Sussex focuses on developing the practical skills and the critical knowledge to help you to reflect on your professional practice in an international context. You’ll learn to:

  • understand and debate the broader issues driving news organisations across the world
  • be knowledgeable about the functions of journalism in a contemporary environment
  • produce copy for a range of platforms including audio, digital and video
  • critically evaluate and analyse a range of journalistic outputs and their characteristics.


Our International Journalism graduates possess knowledge and transferable skills relevant to employment in a wide range of areas including, among others:

  • the media industries
  • public relations
  • journalism
  • teaching
  • public services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Audio Features
  • Digital Journalism
  • Journalism in Transition 
  • Media, Law and Ethics
  • Activist Media Practice
  • Global News Industries 
  • New Developments in Digital Media
  • Photography: Documentary, Landscape, Politics
  • Race, Culture and the Media

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above. 
  • Subject-specific requirements: Your qualification should be in a relevant social sciences or humanities subject. You can also apply for the course if you don’t have the academic qualifications required, but can show relevant professional/creative skills and experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19775 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19775 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11275 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11275 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 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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