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Journalism & Media in United Kingdom

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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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Studying in United Kingdom

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390 Journalism & Media Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.A. Multimedia Journalism

The MA programme in Multimedia Journalism offered by the University of Kent teaches multimedia journalism to graduates who are determined to pursue a career in the news industry. You learn to report for newspapers, websites, radio and television in a live newsroom environment. Using state-of-the-art technology and working to real deadlines, you upload your work to the internet.

Centre for Journalism
M.A. Broadcast Journalism

This MA Broadcast Journalism programme at University of the West of Scotland equips students with the necessary skills, knowledge, understanding and other attributes expected of professional broadcast journalists at the start of their careers.

School of Media Culture and Society
M.Sc. Interpreting and Translating

Heriot-Watt University is home to the most established Interpreting and Translating Masters degree programme in Scotland and is proud to have the largest suite of interpreting and translating labs of any higher education institute in Europe.

School of Management and Languages
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
Pre-Master Arts

LBIC provides alternative pathways to Brunel University London for students who may not qualify for direct entry to a degree programme and seek a supportive learning environment. LBIC bridges the gap to make sure you reach your goal of being a Brunel graduate. The Arts course is offered at Brunel University London.

Pre-Master Media, Journalism and Film Studies

The Media, Journalism and Film Studies Pre-Master at the University of Sussex aims to fully prepare you for studying a postgraduate degree, so that you can go on to achieve success at university, in your professional career and in the world.

University of Sussex International Study Centre
M.A. War, Media and Society

The War, Media and Society programme offered by 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.

M.A. Digital Media Management

How can designers, managers, entrepreneurs and scholars keep pace with the rapidly changing field of digital media and web design? This Digital Media Management programme is offered by Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics.

Postgraduate courses
Postgraduate Diploma 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.

M.A. Film, Television and Screen Media

This Film, Television and Screen Media programme, available in both part-time and full-time study modes, offers you a broad-based understanding of how film, television and other screen media have developed and interacted across their varying histories.  The programme is delivered by Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics.

Postgraduate courses
M.Sc. Strategic Communication and Public Relations

The M.Sc. in Strategic Communication and Public Relations at Queen Margaret University provides you professional training in efficient communication methods and teaches how to coordinate research work. This Master’s offers insights about strategic communication, public relations campaigns, and digital communication and you can also tailor the focus of your studies according to your career goals.

School of Social Sciences, Media and Communication
Postgraduate Diploma Media Management

The MSc in Media Management from Middlesex University   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.A. Global Diplomacy

Learn about the key concepts of diplomacy and the institutional development of diplomatic relations. The Global Diplomacy programme is offered at SOAS University of London.

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy
M.A. Translation Studies

This Translation Studies 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. Political Communication

The MA Political Communication will deepen your understanding of political communication in national and international contexts and, where relevant, your skills in this field.

Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
M.A. Multimedia Journalism

MA Multimedia Journalism will enable you to cover any news story for the web, television, radio or print. It also offers the opportunity to specialise in areas such as radio and TV documentary, investigative journalism, and digital magazines.

Faculty of Media and Communication
M.Sc. Digital Entertainment

Building on the huge success of the EPSRC-funded Centre for Digital Entertainment (CDE), the MSc in Digital Entertainment at the University of Bath focuses on the core technologies behind a wide range of digital entertainment.

Department of Computer Science
M.A. International Journalism

Are you hungry for a career in global news? Would you like to travel and report on some of the world's most important and exciting stories? Could you see yourself breaking international stories from a newsroom in London, Hong Kong or New York? On this challenging, hands-on course you'll gain the multimedia skills and experience you need to make it in the world of international journalism.

Media
Postgraduate Diploma Conference Interpreting - Bidirectional

Develop high-level interpreting and translation skills on this challenging programme, where you’ll use state-of-the-art technology to gain the knowledge base and practical skills to succeed in the language services industry. The Conference Interpreting - Bidirectional programme is offered by the University of Leeds.

Faculty of Arts
M.A. Media, Communications & Critical Practice

This unique Masters programme explores contemporary media and communications alongside the creative and professional practices that are central to the cultural industries. MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice blends academic rigour with the opportunity to gain professional experience and to develop and enhance creative practice-based skills.

London College of Communication
M.A. Specialised Translation

The Technical and Specialised Translation MA is open to you if your first language is English. The course will prepare you for a career in the translation market, building on your existing language skills to translate professionally into English from two foreign languages.

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

The MA in Gender, Media and Culture 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 Media & Communications
M.A. Public Relations and Strategic Communication

Whether you're an aspiring PR professional or you already have experience in the sector our course provides a comprehensive education in public relations and strategic communications.You will develop your writing and presentation skills to help you engage with audiences across the world.

Faculty of Business & Law
M.A. Publishing and the Creative Economy

The publishing sector is the UK's largest creative industry, and is made up of a diverse range of print and digital products – from books and magazines to apps and databases. The publishing sector has a combined turnover of around £20 billion, with more than 8,500 companies directly employing around 167,000 people.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting

MA Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting should interest you if you want to build your language proficiency in Chinese and English and further develop the translation and interpreting techniques that are required by employers.

Department of Language and Linguistics
M.A. Media and Journalism

This course is suitable for graduates of any discipline and journalists who want to engage in academic study. It explores theory and practice and the social, cultural, economic and political contexts in which the media work.

School of Arts and Cultures
M.A. Global Journalism

The MA in Global Journalism at Coventry University tackles all the essential areas of journalism, from the legal issues to interviewing, practical writing and broadcast and web skills.

Media and Performing Arts
Master Advanced Certificate Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)

This course is hugely popular with professionals and with recent graduates entering public relations. The course is developed by the CIPR and offers you a thorough grounding in public relations theory and practice, making it the ideal springboard to professional advancement and to further specialist study. Students, who are mainly (but not exclusively) working in public relations or a related occupation, attend several sessions, with options to begin in Autumn or in Spring.

Faculty of Business & Law
M.A. Documentary Photography and Photojournalism

The Documentary Photography and Photojournalism course at University of Westminster provides a unique combination of professional practice and critical understanding for documentary photographers and photojournalists working in the field of editorial and contemporary media practice.

University of Westminster - Faculty of Media, Arts and Design
M.A. Creative and Media Enterprises

Whether you’re a recent arts graduate, a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned media professional, this course will help you to tackle the real challenges of running a small creative business. Focusing on the special relationship between creativity, strategic management and cultural entrepreneurship, this was the first programme in the UK to examine the business of creativity.

M.A. By Research Media Studies

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).

M.A. Race, Media and Social Justice

How we live with difference is the key issue of our time. Issues relating to race and ethnicity, whether immigration, Islamophobia, #blacklivesmatter, or media diversity, are at the forefront of public debate. The MA in Race, Media and Social Justice will equip you with critical and theoretical tools to unpack and deepen your understanding of contemporary debates on race, ethnicity and racism.

Department of Media & Communications
M.A. Translation

This MA Translation internationally recognised programme from University of Surrey – a member of the European Masters in Translation (EMT) network since its inception in 2009 – has, for nearly 30 years, been preparing students to work as translators and in other related professions, specialising in the translation of economics/business and scientific/technical texts.

Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences
M.Sc. Publishing

Train to become a publisher at a centre of publishing excellence. The intensive, practical course works with industry and will open doors for you.

Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative
M.Res. Digital Technologies

Students who choose an MRes in Digital Technologies will receive guidance from academics leading research in the fields of data science, Internet, communications, and multimedia technologies. Academics will share their expertise on Internet and Communication Networks and Principles of Data Science, to enable students to gain specialised knowledge of these fields.

M.A. Creative Writing and Publishing

This forward thinking and industry-relevant MA offers creative writers the opportunity to not only develop advanced writing skills, but also a solid understanding of the different ways in which writers can now engage with the publishing industry.

Faculty of Media and Communication
M.A. Creative Writing and Publishing

The MA in Creative Writing and Publishing offers creative writers the chance to learn not only the craft of writing, but also current trends in publishing from world-renowned professionals. It offers the opportunity to develop a creative writing portfolio at the same time as getting to grips with how the publishing process works.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. Gender and Media

The media continue to be central to gendered power relations and identification processes. This degree combines theoretical and methodological approaches from the social sciences, cultural studies and the humanities to explore the relationship between media, gender and sexuality. You’ll also explore how gender and sexuality frame and are framed by such issues.

M.A. Interpreting

The Interpreting MA covers both professional and academic training. You will acquire high-quality interpreting skills, spoken rather than written transfer, so you may enter the interpreting profession, in fields such as technology, commerce, international relations and journalism.

School of Modern Languages
M.A. Digital Media and Society

This programme offers a comprehensive understanding of current developments in digital media and their wider social significance. Smartphones; social networking, blogging and tweeting; online shopping; communication by email; and the delivery of news, film, music and e-books over the Internet: these are just some of the most striking ways in which the digital is penetrating and transforming contemporary society.

Social Sciences
M.A. Publishing

The City MA in Publishing equips our graduates to compete for future roles in this stimulating, global and evolving industry. This course is delivered at City, University of London.

M.A. Critical Methodologies

Critical Methodologies is a unique interdisciplinary taught programme focused on the study and applications of critical theory. Wide range of optional modules across humanities and social science disciplines. For students with humanities degrees to further knowledge and/or prepare for PhD study or careers in teaching, journalism, the media, arts.

M.A. Global Media and Communication

The ways in which media is produced and consumed are rapidly changing; as industry seeks to manage the challenges of a globalised and knowledge-driven economy, we are increasingly engaging with media in all aspects of our lives. But media also concerns power and politics. This course will deepen your understanding of these complex dynamics and practices, preparing you for a career in this fast-changing industry.

M.A. Publishing

At Plymouth you can develop vital editorial, production and marketing skills with industry relevant digital technologies. Gain a network of professional contacts and invaluable experience through work placements and collaborative projects. Benefit from international events, such as London Book Fair, while exploring key publishing processes.

M.A. Journalism

This course has been designed to help you find challenging and rewarding work in journalism.During your time with us, you will learn the skills that you will need to become an incisive, thoughtful and successful journalist.

School of Media, Music & Performance
M.Sc. Digital Marketing

Our Masters in Digital Marketing course has been designed with an industry focus. We aim to provide you with a highly competitive qualification for the modern job market, in a vibrant commercial sector with a significant skills gap.

M.Res. Translating Cultures

This MRes in Translating Cultures course from the University of Westminster offers you the rare opportunity to study how cultures translate across a wide range of fields. Critically combining the disciplines of translation and cultural studies, it breaks new ground both practically and theoretically in exploring a variety of different issues across the humanities and social sciences.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
M.A. Media and Communication

This course offers a sophisticated insight into the role and function of media in contemporary society. It focuses on the centrality of modern media forms and practices in our daily communication, and examines the ways in which they facilitate and constrain the way we communicate with each other.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. Photojournalism & Documentary Photography (Part-Time/ Online-Mode)

Develop a wider vision. Designed with photojournalists and documentary photographers in mind, MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography (online) will 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, Interpreting and Subtitling

The MA Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling is the first of its kind to offer written translation, oral interpreting and film and video subtitling within a single course. This complete and integrated approach to language services is demanding but it provides you with the expertise to work in business, film, TV or tourism.

Department of Language and Linguistics
M.A. Business Translation with Interpreting

The University of Surrey offers a Business Translation with Interpreting MA. This programme allows you to develop professional competence in translation and interpreting and prepares you for a rewarding career, enabling you to enjoy the flexibility that this joint competence readily affords.

Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences
M.Sc. Digital Media

If you have a background in computing and wish to develop your knowledge and progress in the area of creative digital technologies, this course is ideal. It considers the theoretical, practical and technical aspects of media production and offers specialised topic choices for you to tailor the course to your personal strengths and future career plans.

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
M.A. TESOL

The MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is designed primarily for language graduates, ideally with either a teaching qualification or some teaching experience, who want to acquire in-depth knowledge of English and how to teach it, and who are interested in exploring new developments in language teaching and the use of technology in the classroom.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. Global Media and Cultural Industries

Global media and cultural industries are important sources of employment and economic growth internationally. They are also important carriers of meaning about the world. This programme focuses on the growth of these global industries and the roles that states play in governing them. The products of media and cultural industries are increasingly produced, governed, and consumed transnationally.

Social Sciences
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.

M.A. Digital Journalism

Our MA Digital Journalism, University of Lincoln aims to provide an innovative, forward-looking programme that prepares you for a career working at the forefront of the digital media revolution.

M.A. Public Relations

This new Public Relations programme from the University of Greenwich has been developed in response to the increasing skills required by those entering after a first degree or those developing their career in the PR industry after several year's practice.

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