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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Studying in United Kingdom

The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

396 Journalism & Media Master's degrees in United Kingdom

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. 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.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
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
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
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. Digital and Interactive Storytelling Lab

Digital and Interactive Storytelling LAB MA is a new and innovative course, designed for digital storytellers and shaped like a media LAB. The Digital and Interactive Storytelling Lab course is offered at the University of Westminster.

University of Westminster - Faculty of Media, Arts and Design
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. Multimedia Journalism (Broadcast)

The Multimedia Journalism (Broadcast) course at the University of Westminster will equip you with all the practical and intellectual skills you need to work as a multi-platform journalist, at the same time allowing you gain a deeper grounding in the abilities of broadcast journalism. All students learn the basic skills of audio, video and digital reporting.

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

The Communication, Culture and Media MA at Coventry University is an exciting course that places an emphasis on understanding our complex mediated worlds through meaningful, research-based and real life projects. 

Media and Performing Arts
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. Automotive Journalism

If you have a passion for cars and communication, this unique course can help you turn that passion into a career. The Automotive Journalism degree is offered by Coventry University.

Media and Performing Arts
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. 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
M.A. Translation and Interpreting (Extended)

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

M.A. Global Media and Postnational Communication

This Global Media and Postnational Communication MA from SOAS, University of London focuses on the dynamic developments in media and communications within Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It examines the growing significance of these regions as the locations of new media players and new cultural genres, of complex audience involvements with mediated communication and as the sites of critical and creative responses to globalization processes.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
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. Digital Media

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

M.Sc. Filmmaking and Media Arts

The MSc in Filmmaking and Media Arts is designed to deliver a portfolio of skills required in contemporary screen-based production contexts. If you are a filmmaker, freelance media producer, or an independent media artist seeking to develop advanced skills and learn key industry practices for building your career, the MSc in Filmmaking and Media Arts has been specifically designed for you.

M.A. By Research Literary Translation

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

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 an 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. Literary Media

Our different approach to literary media means that this course raises conceptual questions about how we define literature and culture and what ideological issues are raised by doing so. It gives you a chance to consider how a literary canon can be created or contested, and explores what value judgements are made in the process. Notions of censorship, conformity, transgression and innovation are explored alongside a theoretical consideration of the material and institutional contexts in which culture is produced.

Faculty of Media and Communication
M.A. Anthropology of Media

The MA in Anthropology of Media at SOAS 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. It provides students with critical skills, research methods, a wide-ranging understanding of media and the opportunity to pursue original research projects.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
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.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.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.Sc. Translation Studies

This taught Masters programme enhances practical skills in translation and provides an intellectual and philosophical perspective on the activity of translation.

College of Humanities & Social Science
M.A. Journalism

Journalism is undergoing many changes but remains a crucial part of democratic public life. We aim to provide you with a critical overview of journalistic practice, and practical training.

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 & International Journalism

This programme 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.

School of Social and Political 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.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. Journalism (MA, MPhil, PhD)

The M.A. in Journalism at 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. Engage in research work in fields like political reporting, journalism technology.

Centre for Journalism
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
M.A. Media and Communication

This flexible course gives you the chance to study communication and media theory at an advanced level. It will provide you with a highly employable set of skills, together with the ability to engage with theoretical concepts and display critical understanding and analysis

Faculty of Media and Communication
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. 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
Pre-Master Postgraduate Pathway: Publishing

Cambridge Ruskin International College (CRIC) is an Associate College of Anglia Ruskin University providing an excellent opportunity to enter UK higher education. CRIC is designed to deliver educational pathways and support services in an environment that encourages students to achieve excellence in their studies.

Cambridge Ruskin International College
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 (CIPR) Diploma

This course takes in an in-depth look at public relations as an integral part of successful business practice. The Diploma provides public relations practitioners with an understanding of the strategic roles and functions of PR. You will learn the practice of public relations as a management function and acquire strategic theories, tools and techniques to improve your PR decision-making and effectiveness. You will also critically analyse the role of public relations within different organisations.

Faculty of Business & Law