Study Journalism & Media in United Kingdom

Study Journalism & Media in United Kingdom

Studying Journalism & Media

Journalism and media are part of the broader area of communication and deals with delivering information and entertainment to specific audiences using different channels and techniques. Journalists typically specialise in one mass medium including radio, television, press agencies or online. They can also practice outside traditional journalistic settlements, in advertising, public relations or business communication.

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374 Journalism & Media Master's degrees in United Kingdom

, M.A. Translation and Interpreting

The Translation and Interpreting MA from the University of Westminster is open to native and non-native speakers of English, who combine English with any of the following languages: Chinese, French, Italian, Polish or Spanish. The course will provide you with professional training aimed at the translation and interpreting markets, building on your existing language skills to develop a career in those sectors.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
, M.A. Social Media, Culture and Society

The MA in Social Media, Culture and Society course at the University of Westminster offers a flexible interdisciplinary exploration of key contemporary developments in the networked digital media environment. It will benefit those seeking to develop their understanding of contemporary communication and its societal, political, regulatory, industrial and cultural contexts.

, M.Sc. Branding and Advertising

This Branding and Advertising course at Nottingham Trent University will give you the leading-edge theories, tools and techniques you need to operate at a strategic and tactical level within global marketing. Created in close consultation with senior marketing professionals and the Chartered Institute of Marketing, it develops the skills sought by today's marketing employers.

, M.A. Media and the Middle East

This unique Media and the Middle East MA programme from SOAS, University of London takes up the study of the relationship between politics, culture and communication in the Middle East. The course draws on theoretical approaches central to the study of culture, politics, society and communication to critically assess the continuously changing media and cultural landscape in the Middle East.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
, Postgrad.Dip. NCTJ Diploma in Journalism (Fast Track)

This outstanding NCTJ Diploma in Journalism (Fast Track) short programme from UCFB delivers exceptional quality NCTJ training inside Wembley Stadium to aspiring journalists as well as editorial apprentices from the Independent, Evening Standard, Sky News and Sky Sports News.

, Postgrad.Dip. Fashion: Journalism

Fashion media is experiencing explosive growth worldwide in response to the dynamic role of fashion in modern popular and consumer culture. The ability to be a successful fashion journalist requires very specific skills relating to writing, visual appreciation and a technical understanding of fashion which touches on a broad range of influences. This Fashion: Journalism programme is offered by Regent's University London.

Master's programmes
, M.A. Media and Communications - Global Media

The online master’s degree in Media and Communications – Global Media, from the London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA) fosters the growing demand for increased competencies and critical knowledge that is required to work within the international media industry.

, M.A. Media and Creative Industries

Pursuing this Media and Creative Industries programme at Loughborough University London you will have the opportunity to gain contextual understanding of this highly popular field in a city globally renowned for its Media Creative Industries. In addition, you will have access to wide-ranging industry networks and events gaining first-hand knowledge and exposure to potential employment sectors.

Institute for Media and Creative Industries
, M.Sc. Sports Digital and Media Technologies

Through this Sport Digital and Media Technologies programme at Loughborough University London you will develop a critical understanding of how technology is impacting on sport in particular the growing sport digital and media sectors. Sport is embracing digital technologies to improve performance and business practice. The sports media provide valuable content and audiences for broadcasters, companies and sponsors.

Institute for Sport Business
, M.A. War, Media and Society

The War, Media and Society programme offered at the University of Kent explores how conflict occurs across a variety of countries and landscapes in the late 19th and 20th centuries, and how such conflict is managed and presented through media and propaganda.

School of History
, Pre-Master Media, Journalism and Film Studies

The Pre-Masters at the University of Sussex International Study Centre offers a direct path to postgraduate study for international students. This unique course of academic modules, study skills and English language training aims to prepare you for the challenges of a taught Masters at the University of Sussex.

University of Sussex International Study Centre
, M.A. Advertising and Public Relations

Advertising and Public Relations (PR) are thriving and increasingly competitive industries which offer a growing variety of exciting international employment opportunities. Richmond, the American International University in London’s MA in Advertising and Public Relations brings together practical skills and academic work. It is taught at our Kensington Campus in central London, the hub of the Advertising and PR industries.

Graduate Programs
, M.Sc. International Journalisms

This International Journalism MA from SOAS, University of London draws upon the unique positioning of SOAS in higher education in order to examine how such tensions affect contemporary journalistic representations of the Global South and how they relate to different cultural, political, technological and historical contexts.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
, Pre-Master Graduate Diploma in Journalism

The Pre-Master Graduate Diploma in Journalism programme from City University London offers preparation for master's degrees in Financial and International Journalism. The Graduate Diploma combines academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for entry into a postgraduate university degree.

INTO City University London
, M.A. Media & Communications

The MA Media and Communications offers students a broad foundation in media including training in theory, research methods and contemporary topics. This Media & Communications programme is offered by Regent's University London.

Master's programmes
, M.A. Journalism (MA, MPhil, PhD)

The University of Kent offers two types of programme in Journalism (MA, MPhil, PhD): the MA by Research entails producing a 40,000 word thesis; the MPhil and PhD programmes demand a high level of research and analysis resulting in dissertations of c50,000 words (MPhil) or 80,000 words (PhD).

Centre for Journalism
, M.A. International Journalism

University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)’s MA in International Journalism aims to develop journalism skills through the production of news in realistic exercises and assignments and to study journalism through research and analysis of news production in a range of international and national settings.

, M.Sc. Translation Studies with TESOL

A postgraduate degree in Translation Studies with TESOL is of the highest value. Not only will it equip you with professional level translation skills in international dialogues, enabling you to play your part in developing a global community, it will also give you an entry-level teaching qualification with which you can embark on a career in English Language Teaching. Here in the UK, recent research has shown that the fall in the number of language learners over the past decade has come at a big cost to the economy.

Languages, Cultures & Religions
, M.A. Global Film and Television

The new MA in Global Film and Television is an online course, offering a range of distinct critical and theoretical approaches. You will be asked to explore the dynamic relationship between visual style and social commentary in work of film and television from around the world. This Global Film and Television programme is offered by The University of Hertfordshire.

UH Online
, M.A. Society, Culture and Media

This interdisciplinary Society, Culture and Media programme at the University of Leeds will allow you to benefit from the expertise of both the School of Sociology and Social Policy and the School of Media and Communication, enabling you to gain an in-depth understanding of key issues, debates and theoretical perspectives, and to critically analyse the relationship between culture, media and society.

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
, M.A. Interpreting

Excellent interpreting facilities, from European Commission-standard soundproof booths to broadband, AV recording, mock conference equipment and built-in work placements make this vocational course in Interpreting from London Metropolitan University ideal for anyone wishing to train as a professional interpreter.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
, M.A. Photojournalism & Documentary Photography

Develop a wider vision. Designed with photojournalists and documentary photographers in mind, the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography course can help you expand your practice and challenge the potential of the medium. Learn through a series of assignments as part of this internationally renowned programme and join the graduates who've gone on to win the World Press Photo Daily Life Singles category and the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize.

London College of Communication
, M.A. Translation Studies

This course from Bangor University offers an introduction to the academic discipline of Translation Studies, broadening the students’ understanding of diverse approaches to translation theory and practice.

School of Modern Languages
, M.A. Translation

A member of CIUTI, this vocational Translation course from London Metropolitan University is designed specifically for starting or advancing a career in translation, and covers specialist translation areas including law, politics, medicine, business, IT, media, subtitling and localisation.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
, M.A. Media Arts (Mass Communications)

As the various elements of the mass media converge, it is increasingly appropriate to develop a broader understanding of how different aspects of the media interconnect. This course examines key issues of media and communication, introducing principles of cultural theories and media research methods.

Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies & Science
, M.A. International Journalism

News and reportage occurs on an international platform and this Journalism Masters programme, run by our specialist Screen School, will provide you with the expert support and industry knowledge required for your progression in this highly competitive industry.

, M.Phil. Translation and Intercultural Studies

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural has the largest concentration of translation studies specialists in the country. It attracts visiting scholars and postgraduate students from a wide range of countries and backgrounds.

School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures
, M.Sc. Gender, Media and Culture

The programme employs a gender perspective to critically examine such questions as how representations in the media may reinforce or subvert social roles and ideologies; how gendered forms of address and identification have been theorised across different visual and print cultures; the role of a variety of media forms in critiquing or contributing to wider social processes such as globalisation, conflict and migration.

Gender Institute
, M.A. Creative Advertising

Southampton Solent University’s MA Creative Advertising curriculum focuses on industry relevant workplace skills, teaching students to function as part of a professional advertising business. These skills include idea generation, working to a brief, research, copywriting, strategy and presentation.

Marketing and PR
, M.A. Global Media and Transnational Communications

This programme's internationally acclaimed and comparative approach to the events, issues and debates of our times is particularly suited for those interested in exploring the bigger picture as well as the nitty-gritty of transformations in media and communications and their impact on culture, society and politics.

Department of Media & Communications
, Master Social Media and Social Research

This innovatative Masters degree combines advanced study of social media with practical training in a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods. The programme furnishes students with skills in social research that will enable them to pursue a future career in a wide range of social media and data analysis contexts.

, M.A. Interactive Journalism

The new MA in Interactive Journalism at City University London will prepare you to work in the rapidly-changing environment of online journalism, with a focus on data journalism and community management.

School of Arts and Social Sciences
, M.A. Media Writing

The MA Media Writing from London South Bank Universityis part-time and designed to fit around professional working life. The degree is project-centred, giving you the chance to carry out a creative, practice-based or academic project in Media Writing. You'll conduct a project over two years, under our supervision, as well produce a dissertation in the second year on a related theme.

, M.A. Translation Studies (Distance Learning)

This well-established programme is a practical, accredited course designed for language graduates and practicing translators, which offers a formal qualification in translating between English and any of a range of languages. It has a strong practical orientation, embracing technology and research skills that are highly relevant to translation as a career. You can study this as a campus-based or distance learning course.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
, M.A. Gender, Media & Culture

The MA in Gender, Media & Culture from Goldsmiths, University of London introduces you to recent debates on gender in the disciplines of sociology and media and communications studies, and to the interdisciplinary domains of feminist social and cultural theory.

Department of Sociology
, M.Sc. Media Management (PG Dip)

The MSc in Media Management is an innovative and dynamic course that focuses on developing your understanding of media businesses and the global environment in which they operate. The course offers a variety of optional modules which are delivered across three Schools within the University: Media and Performing Arts, Business and Law.

School of Media and Performing Arts
, M.Sc. Digital Media & Culture

The programme aims to provide a broadly based foundation for research into theories of design in the context of digital media, drawing on cultural theory and contemporary philosophy.

College of Humanities & Social Science
, M.A. Interpreting

This new MA in Interpreting is designed to: Provide students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the contexts and practices of professional interpreting; Enable students to develop the skills upon which professional interpreter competence is predicated; Provide students with advanced expertise in their language pairs.

School of Modern Languages
, M.A. Journalism

The course prepares you to work in the UK journalism industry, across a range of media platforms – newspapers, magazines, online, television and radio. You learn the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to produce high-quality, accurate and engaging news reports and features to a high standard.

, Pre-Master Arts, Design and Media

The Pre-Master’s for Arts, Design and Media will develop your English language, research, studio, workshop, conceptual and visual/spatial communication skills to help you progress to a master’s degree at the University of Brighton.

University of Brighton's International College
, M.A. Journalism

The programme equips you with skills relevant to a wide range of professional contexts, and accordingly covers diverse aspects such as web journalism and other online media production, public relations, professional communications, and other skills relevant to the creative industries. You are strongly encouraged to develop your own areas of interest as well as to identify emerging areas of demand in the industry.

Postgraduate courses
, M.Phil. PhD Journalism

The School of English & Journalism offers research opportunities at the highest level of academic qualification: a PhD or a PhD by Practice. The PhD by Practice programme offers experienced journalists the opportunity to reflect on and critique their professional work in an academic setting. Students provide a substantial body of work accumulated over their career, and then produce an associated commentary to form the main body of a portfolio, which is submitted in place of a thesis.

, M.Sc. Science Media Production

This course is for students who want to develop careers communicating science in broadcast media, such as documentary or other factual programming, and allows a greater focus on audio-visual production than the more general MSc in Science Communication.

Science Communication, Translation and Languages
, M.A. Multimedia Journalism

By studying Multimedia Journalism at Teesside University you produce media products for multimedia platforms involving the internet, newspapers, audio and video, and explore the changing nature of the media landscape in the 21st century.

School of Arts & Media
, M.Litt. Digital Journalism

Traditional news outlets are moving towards online products at an accelerated pace. Digital technology is profoundly changing journalism, with innovations like hyperlocal news and mobile media reporting becoming increasingly prevalent.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
, M.Sc. Business Intelligence and Social Media

This Masters course in Business Intelligence and Social Media from London South Bank University, is supported by IBM (UK) and is aimed at graduates/practitioners seeking to enhance your practical skills and gain comprehensive knowledge of business intelligence, business analytics and the commercial tools applicable to 'big data' gathered from social media, the cloud and other data sources.

, M.A. Automotive Journalism

There is no better route into the highly competitive world of automotive journalism than this unique course. Specifically designed with input from the automotive publishing industry and endorsed by the Guild of Motoring Writers, the course builds on our strong links with the media and the motor industry. The Automotive Journalism degree is offered by Coventry University.

Faculty of Business and Law
, M.A. Translating

This programme enables you to acquire high-quality translating skills so you may enter the translating profession, especially in marketable fields such as technology, commerce, international relations and journalism.

School of Modern Languages
, M.A. International News Journalism

With strong links to the media, The Liverpool Screen School houses the industry relevant technology that will advance your professional development, and ability to gather and report throughout this globally relevant International News Journalism Masters programme offered by Liverpool John Moores University.

, M.A. Transnational Media & Globalisation

City's Transnational Media and Globalisation MA analyses the global remapping of media spaces and addresses key issues related to transnational media and cultures. The course takes full advantage of its location in London, Europe's media hub, and we regularly invite speakers from the industry.

School of Arts and Social Sciences
, M.A. Newspaper Journalism

City’s MA Newspaper Journalism course is a fast-paced, exciting degree designed to train the future reporters, correspondents and editors of the world’s leading media organisations. The course is delivered at City, University of London.

School of Arts and Social Sciences
, M.A. Journalism

This Master’s provides the professional and practical training needed for a career in the exciting world of journalism. It also offers an academically rigorous approach to critical analysis of the subject. You are taught the art of journalism from a hands-on, multiplatform perspective, with the opportunity to specialise in the medium of your choice.

, M.A. Arabic/English Translation

The Arabic/English Translation programme at the University of Leeds will equip you with Arabic-English and/or English-Arabic translation skills for different types of texts, as well as an understanding of the theory underpinning your practice.

Faculty of Arts
, M.Litt. Translation Studies

The Translation Studies MLitt comprises taught and research-based elements, allowing you to focus in depth on one aspect of Translation Studies. Topics include: history of translation, psycholinguistics or interpreting and translating, literature, products and processes.

School of Modern Languages
, Postgrad.Dip. Applied Translation Studies

The Applied Translation Studies programme from the University of Leeds focuses on computer-assisted translation to give you valuable experience of the localization, project and terminology management tools that are used in professional practice.

Faculty of Arts
, M.A. Journalism

Accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), these courses will equip you for a career in journalism by offering the industry's most sought-after qualification alongside your PgDip or masters degree. They combine professional training and academic study with the skills you will need to succeed in this intensely competitive industry.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
, LL.M. Media Law ( 1 Year Full-time / 2 Years Part-time )

The LLM in Media Law at Queen Mary, University of London allows students the opportunity to gain expertise in a range of legal regimes governing key aspects of the media, from the regulation of all key forms of media content to the regulation of the infrastructures via which that content is delivered, including traditional, new and still-developing media.

Masters Programmes
, M.A. Translation, Writing and Cultural Difference

This innovative and interdisciplinary programme examines translation between English and either German, French or Italian in a cultural context. You will cover a range of translation theory and practice, language and writing in your core and optional modules.

, M.A. Translation Studies

MA Translation Studies, University of Sheffield. Sheffield is leading the debate on international development and the School of Languages and Cultures plays a key role. We work with colleagues from all disciplines to create courses that prepare you an international, multilingual career.

Department of Arts & Humanities
, M.A. New Media

The MA New Media from London South Bank University is part-time and designed to fit around professional working life. The degree is project-centred, giving you the chance to carry out a creative, practice-based or academic project in New Media. You'll conduct a project over two years, under our supervision, as well produce a dissertation in the second year on a related theme.

, M.A. Journalism

This course is for graduates of disciplines such as social sciences and humanities wishing to pursue a career in journalism.

School of Arts & Media
, M.A. Translating and Interpreting

This programme enables you to acquire high-quality translating skills so you may enter the translating profession, especially in marketable fields such as technology, commerce, international relations and journalism.

School of Modern Languages
, M.A. Global Media MA

Global Media examines this phenomenon, providing students with the intellectual, research and practical skills to make sense of this turn of events, allowing the exercise of an essential critical perspective that is of great use in the spheres of professional and academic life.

Faculty of Technology
, MRes Media & Communications MRes

The Master of Research (MRes) degree prepares you for study at MPhil/PhD level – we welcome proposals for research in any area connected with media, communications, and cultural theory and practice.

Department of Media & Communications