It offers a practical training in, and critical engagement with, journalism and documentary-making.
This Journalism and Documentary Practice MA combines theory and practice. We focus on fast-changing developments in journalism and documentary practice. You’ll learn how to:
- create informed and engaging journalism – for print or radio and tv (off or online) – to a professional standard
- develop your visual and verbal storytelling
- research, shoot and edit documentaries about the topics that interest you most
- project manage, schedule, budget and distribute your documentary work
- contextualise your practice through critical study of current media developments.
This Journalism and Documentary Practice course at University of Sussex equips you with the skills for a career in:
- broadcast and online journalism
- documentary production
- television production and research
- the wider media and communications industry
- teaching and academic research.
The sessions by industry professionals and distinguished alumni such as Gerry Rothwell, Kim Longinotto, Penny Woolcock, Peter Beard and Marc Isaacs enable you to make links with potential employers and give you insights and advice on working in the media professions.
- Digital Documentary Dissertation
- Digital Documentary Project
- Dissertation (Journalism)
- Journalism Project
- Audio Features
- Documentary Practice
- Media, Law and Ethics
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Journalism View 147 other Masters in Journalism in United Kingdom
- 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.
International18975 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18975 GBP per year during 12 months.
National11275 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11275 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Brighton
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.