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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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401 Journalism & Media Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.A. Anthropology of Media

The MA in Anthropology of Media at SOAS University of London takes up the challenge of understanding how and why media matter. The programme uniquely combines anthropology, media and cultural studies with specific regional expertise in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. 

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
M.A. Journalism (MA, MPhil, PhD)

The Journalism (MA, MPhil, PhD) offered by the University of Kent is an interdisciplinary degree combining knowledge of journalism with theories from history, law, international relations and politics. The Master’s programme covers social events, seminars and masterclasses held by reputed journalists and media anchors in the UK. 

Centre for Journalism
M.A. 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
M.A. Media, Campaigning and Social Change

The new Media, Campaigning and Social Change Master degree from the world ranking Department of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Westminster aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge and strategic approach to develop and analyse social change campaigns, with a particular focus on the role of communications and the media. Now in its second year, this is the only MA of its kind in the UK.

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

The MA programme in Translation at SOAS University of London combines training of practical translation skills with teaching of translation theories and methods. It is unique in terms of the range of Asian/African language specializations.

Faculty of Languages and Cultures
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
M.A. Interpreting

The Interpreting MA from London Metropolitan University prepares you for work mainly as a professional conference interpreter for international organisations and the private market. Languages offered include Mandarin, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Romanian, Russian and Spanish. 

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
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 offered 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
M.Sc. Digital Marketing and Analytics

The Digital Marketing and Analytics MSc from Kent Business School provides an advanced conceptual knowledge and understanding of the value of digital marketing in contemporary organisations.

Kent Business School
M.A. Multimedia Journalism

Join a global effort to inform and connect people round the world through Scotland's leading journalism master's programme - GCU's MA Multimedia Journalism. The Multimedia Journalism programme is offered at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism
M.A. Journalism

This Master Programme in Journalism offered by Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics provides you the opportunity to acquire a fast-track but thorough grounding in practical journalistic skills, a strong working knowledge of the media industry and the principal contemporary theories of media and culture.

Postgraduate courses
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. 

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
M.A. Translation

The Translation course from London Metropolitan University has been specifically designed to enable the start or advancement of a career in translation. The course is open to qualified graduates and translators seeking a professional qualification in specialised translation to enhance their career.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
M.Sc. Translation Studies

With a wide range of languages offered, this one-year taught Masters programme will enhance your practical skills in, and theoretical understanding of, translation as an activity. This Translation Studies programme is offered at The University of Edinburgh.

School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
M.A. Translation and Interpreting

The MA in Translation and Interpreting offered by the University of Surrey combines translation and interpreting studies with a strong focus on technology. It is tailored to meet current market demands and responds to the contemporary concerns of the language industry.

Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences
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
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.

L.L.M. Media and Entertainment Law Postgraduate Diploma

Created in response to an ever-growing demand for legal education in these sectors, now is the time to take control of your career and become the high calibre candidate employers are looking for. This Postgraduate Diploma/LLM In: Media and Entertainment Law programme is offered by the London Metropolitan University.

Informa Professional Academy
M.A. Journalism

Become a trained multimedia journalist with our brand new postgraduate taught Journalism Masters. This carefully designed course allows you to specialise in a chosen subject, be it sport, fashion, science, music or politics, and build a portfolio of work.

M.A. Interpreting and Translation

This Interpreting and Translation programme offered by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) is wholly directed at immediate employability and can almost be described as a vocational training course. In the preparation of this course employers, professional bodies and practising professionals were consulted, the latter also being the course creators.

M.A. Broadcast Journalism

Our graduates are multi-skilled professionals. They practise the new journalism: ethical, digital and critical. Our teaching staff includes professionals with a huge range of experience, from local newspapers to Fleet Street, radio and network television. You will also be taught by leading academics, experts on journalistic ethics and law.

Department of Social Science
M.A. Research Journalism

The MA by Research in Journalism, University of Lincoln is a programme of individual project research aimed at providing an introduction to a variety of research skills and competencies.

Master Composing for Film and Television

This course is designed for composers aspiring to work in the media industry and wanting to learn more about techniques for composing and producing music for film and TV. Taught by experienced professional film/TV composers, it provides an opportunity to collaborate with filmmakers and animators, as well as the chance to write for ensembles.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. Journalism

This course provides industry-relevant and specialist journalism training. Based in one of our multimedia newsrooms, designed to give you the experience of working in a fully functioning and fast-paced environment, you’ll learn how to write different types of stories, design digital content and produce audiovisual journalism.

M.A. Translation Studies

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
IntM Children's Literature, Media and Culture

This unique, two-year Children's Literature, Media and Culture degree at University of Glasgow provides an interdisciplinary study of the interaction between children, texts and media, along with the opportunity to study and live in at least three European countries. 

College of Social Sciences
M.A. Media Management

The Media Management course at the University of Westminster is designed to address these needs, developing entrepreneurial leaders equipped to deal with the complex and novel challenges presented by new technologies, consumer behaviour, and evolving business models.

University of Westminster - Faculty of Media, Arts and Design
M.Sc. Broadcast Journalism

This course will equip you for the demands of the modern newsroom. This requires journalists not just to possess traditional writing skills, but also to be familiar with the latest technology.

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
Master Digital Journalism MA/MSc

The MA/MSc in Digital Journalism is a collaborative programme across the Departments of Media & Communications and Computing at Goldsmiths. The course is on the cutting edge of emerging media and journalistic practice.

Department of Computing
M.Sc. Broadcast Engineering

This course at Birmingham City University will prepare you for a career in Broadcast Engineering, supporting you to continually improve your skills and the quality of service you provide. Through the programme, you will demonstrate technical, research, analytical, planning, design and organisational skills which are highly transferable and can be used in a wide variety of disciplines.

School of Engineering and the Built Environment
M.A. By Research Literary Translation

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. Translation Studies

The Translation Studies MA covers both professional and academic training. Translation Studies is an academically focused pathway. It provides you with substantial theoretical knowledge to develop an interest in the field of translating and/or interpreting as a topic of academic study and research.

School of Modern Languages
M.A. Publishing

Welcome to the MA in Publishing at University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) - the only specialist postgraduate Publishing programme in the North of England. We have worked closely with top professionals in the publishing world to create a unique curriculum which provides you with excellent academic qualification and the vocational skills vital for you to pursue a successful career in Publishing.

M.A. Development Journalism

MA Development Journalism is an interdisciplinary course offered jointly by London South Bank University’s School of Arts and Creative Industries and School of Law and Social Sciences. It brings together our established expertise in Development Studies with our industry-informed provision in journalism education.

M.A. Digital Media, Culture and Education

The Digital Media, Culture and Education MA explores the theory and practice of media education and emergent new literacies in the digital age. The programme combines theory with practical opportunities for media production. Students will critically examine new developments within digital media and work with partners including the British Film Institute (BFI).

Institute of Education
M.Phil. Media and Communications, PhD

This programme aims to develop students who are able to express themselves creatively and self-critically in theoretical and/or practice work. You'll develop research skills, presentation skills, an understanding of the workings of the media and their broad cultural and social impacts and an understanding of the pleasures of media consumption.

Department of Media & Communications
M.Phil. Digital Media

Digital Media at Swansea has research strengths in media and cultural theory, the history and philosophy of media technology, and contemporary developments in digital media in the UK, the European mainland, the USA and China.

M.A. Investigative Journalism

City’s pioneering MA in Investigative Journalism will provide you with essential basic skills, combined with innovative and in-depth research and investigation techniques. This course is delivered at City, University of London.

School of Arts and Social Sciences
M.Res. Green Media

You will work with, and be supported by, nationally and internationally recognised experts in the area of 'green media'. The Masters by Research in Green Media offers transferrable and employment-related skills.  For example: project planning and management; research and data analysis; digital literacy; and the communication of complex ideas in writing.

Master Programmes
M.A. Film and Screen Cultures

Study film and screen cultures while immersing yourself in the creative culture of London at film festivals, studios, galleries and pop-up cinemas. Our MA combines the study of mainstream and experimental film, contemporary television and the video-essay form, and includes the option to produce either a written or audio-visual dissertation.

M.A. Global Media Management

This Global Media Management course at Birmingham City University is designed to meet the growing demand for intelligent, innovative thinkers to work within the media sector. This programme is the ideal way to progress in a career in the media sector, and will also offer students that have previously studied degrees in media, culture and the creative industries the chance to advance their specialism further.

School of Media
M.A. Journalism

Our course equips you with the strong professional journalism skills and attitude necessary to achieve your career ambitions. This MA brings together nationally recognised practice-based learning with the critical rigour of postgraduate academic study. The Journalism programme is offered at University of Sussex.

School of Media, Film and Music
M.A. Broadcast Journalism

The MA Broadcast Journalism is aimed at people who have decided to pursue a career in radio or television news and current affairs. Our aim is to help you to get your first job in a highly competitive industry.

Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
M.Sc. Media, Communications and International Journalism

The Media, Communications and International Journalism programme at the University of Glasgow combines the latest in media, communications and audience theory, and research methodologies with the production and editorial skills that are required of the modern journalist. You can apply your understanding of the role of the media in society to your own journalistic output.

College of Social Sciences
M.A. Sports Broadcast Journalism

Southampton Solent’s Sports Broadcast Journalism master’s degree is an advanced course designed to help bring you closer to a career working in video or audio production in the world of sport. Taught by industry professionals and academics, this is a challenging course where teaching is led by professional standards and industry practices. 

M.A. Translation and Professional Language Skills

This programme is designed to prepare linguists for careers in several areas of specialised language work in which there is a rapidly growing demand for highly trained speakers of English, both in the UK and abroad.

Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies
M.Sc. Public Relations

“Publicity is absolutely critical. A good PR story is infinitely more effective than a front page ad.” – Richard Branson. This specialist postgraduate public relations (PR) course is designed to give practitioners the skills and ability to think creatively and adopt the latest tools in modern PR campaigns.

Faculty of Business and Society Courses
M.Res. Publishing Studies

The MRes Publishing Studies from the University of Stirling is a course which enables students to develop strong research skills in the fields of publishing studies, either with regard to contemporary publishing issues and trends or to the history of the book and print culture.

English Studies
M.A. Translation Studies with TESOL

The MA in Translation Studies with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is designed for graduate linguists intending to follow a career in translation and/or teaching, or a career where high level professional language skills are a requirement, such as business and management, teaching, and creative and media professions. 

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. Translation Studies

The MA in Translation Studies offers knowledge and expertise for students wishing to pursue a career as professional translators in the public and private sectors, or wishing to pursue further study in translation. Training in translation also prepares you for careers in other language-related professions including journalism, public relations and language teaching.

Cardiff School of Modern Languages
Postgraduate Certificate Fashion and Lifestyle Journalism

The Postgraduate Certificate Fashion: Fashion and Lifestyle Journalism course aims to give students a working knowledge of fashion and lifestyle media, as well as a professional practical foundation in writing skills developing vocational skills and analytical thinking.

London College of Fashion
M.A. Television Journalism

This Television Journalism course from City, University of London gives you unique access to the television journalism industry with 96% employment rate in the TV or related industry and tailored work placements every week.

School of Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. 21st Century Media Practice

The MA in 21st Century Media Practice (formerly Media Production MA) at Coventry University aims to provide the ground for producing new and innovative forms of practice in media production that are socially, politically, economically and ethically engaged with everyday life.

Media and Performing Arts
M.A. Media and Public Relations

The Media and Public Relations MA gives you the opportunity to combine public relations practice with theoretical analysis of the media, with the latter being contextualised within social, cultural, economic and political issues.

School of Arts and Cultures
M.A. Public Opinion and Political Behaviour

MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour will introduce you to the latest theoretical debates about the nature, significance and measurement of public opinion, exploring when and how these opinions translate into political participation, from voting behaviour and signing petitions to suicide bombing.

Department of Government
M.A. PR and Multimedia Communications

As the roles of digital newsroom manager, multimedia advertiser, marketing professional, and corporate PR continue to converge, it is increasingly important that students gain first-hand experience of these functions. The PR and Multimedia Communications programme is offered at the Southampton Solent University.

Marketing and PR
Postgraduate Diploma Chartered Institute of Public Relations Diploma

This course takes an in-depth look at public relations as an integral part of successful business practice, providing you with an understanding of the strategic roles and functions of PR. You will learn the practice of public relations as a management function and you will acquire the strategic theoretical knowledge, tools and techniques needed to improve your decision-making and effectiveness.

Faculty of Business & Law
M.A. Media and Society (Research)

The Media and Society (Research), MA is a research master’s course, making it ideal preparation for a PhD. It offers a sound grounding in the area of media and society research and focuses on developing critical and independent thinking. 

School of Arts and Cultures