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.

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271 Journalism & Media Master's degrees in United Kingdom

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.

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. 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.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. 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
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. 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
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.

M.A. Advertising and Marketing

The Advertising and Marketing from Falmouth University course structure is designed to enable you to undertake a comprehensive, searching, in depth examination of advertising practice.

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
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.A. Multimedia Journalism

The MA programme in Multimedia Journalism from 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
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 & 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. Media and Communications

Global demand for critical skills and knowledge within the international media industry is at an all- time high. Stay ahead of the game with the online MA in Media and Communications – Global Media from the London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA), powered by InterActive.

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
M.A. International Journalism

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. 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.Sc. Computational Journalism

Today’s media industries are changing at unprecedented speed as digital technologies facilitate the growth of global markets in digital media. With this has come a need for enhanced specialist skills which combine an understanding of journalism best practise and the ability to develop digital platforms and applications to meet changing technology and consumer demand. This course offers students the experience and skills required to develop and gain employment in emerging areas of the industry.

M.A. Journalism

This Masters is one of the few postgraduate degrees in the UK to be accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). NCTJ accreditation is widely recognised as a gold standard for courses that turn out highly skilled, highly motivated and highly employable trainee journalists.

Master Digital Journalism (MA/MSc)

This hands-on and practical Masters is on the cutting edge of emerging media and journalistic practice. It combines teaching from both Computing and Media, developing your professional journalism skills and experience.

Department of Media & Communications
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. Magazine Journalism

This Masters is one of the few postgraduate degrees in the UK to be accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). NCTJ accreditation is widely recognised as a gold standard for courses that turn out highly skilled, highly motivated and highly employable trainee journalists. Our course is ranked 4th out of the 17 UK NCTJ postgraduate courses by performance.

M.A. Journalism (NCTJ accredited)

MA Journalism consists of a common core of study in journalism, with an offer of specialist study in print or broadcast journalism in the second term, which will facilitate your entry into different aspects of the industry. This is particularly relevant in the context of a converging media industry requiring multi-skilling and the ability to adapt to new media environments.

School of Arts
M.A. Journalism, Media and Communications

This course provides insight into how journalism and the media is changing in a globalised context – from journalism ethics to internet governance, from community media to global communications and from crisis reporting to the transformative potential of new technologies.

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

This Masters is one of the few postgraduate degrees in the UK to be accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). The combination of an MA and NCTJ Diploma will significantly boost your employability as a sports journalist. This course is ranked 6th out of the 17 UK NCTJ postgraduate courses by performance.

M.A. International Journalism

Suited to those with an international outlook, the course offers a mix of practice and theory for either aspiring journalists or midcareer practitioners to gain a perspective of journalism in different media and in different countries.

Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
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.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.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. Journalism and Media Communications

The MA in Journalism & Media Communication aims to bridge theory and practice in a dynamic interplay; the programme works to develop a wide ranging portfolio of skill-sets. Staff teaching on the modules will be drawing synergies between various Media subjects.

School of Humanities
M.A. Journalism

This course has employability at its core. Our ambition is that you become a skilled, incisive and thoughtful journalist. You can specialise in news, broadcast, sport or online journalism.

School of Media, Music & Performance
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. 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. 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. 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.A. International Journalism

The International Journalism MA from City, University of Londonis a one-year professional practice course in which you will develop skills in journalism and thinking about journalism in a global context.

School of Arts and Social Sciences
Master Journalism, MFA

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Journalism - the first of its kind to be launched in Britain - combines academic study and research with journalistic training to an advanced level. The first phase of the MFA is designed to equip students with the personal and professional skills needed to progress to a senior level in this intensely competitive industry.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. Multimedia Journalism

The MA Multimedia Journalism is Scotland’s leading journalism Masters. It’s NCTJ & BJTC accredited; offers placements with BBC, STV, Record, and Herald; achieves 75% employment; & wins more Scottish Student Journalism Awards than any other Masters.

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

Faculty of Business and Law
M.A. International Journalism

MA International Journalism addresses the global shifts in the journalism industry by contextualising different forms of journalistic practice within a framework of technological, political and cultural change. It also sets out to equip students with sufficient generic skills to adapt to future journalism industry developments.

College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. International Journalism

This is a course for our times, responding to the challenges of globalization. The degree will challenge those from the UK and beyond to think past their national perspectives. To get the full story you need to transcend geographical borders and traditional divisions.

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

If you have a passion for sport and writing, this specialist course gives you a head start working in sports journalism and related careers. You develop the traditional and new media skills needed to work in the area, and you benefit from links with major broadcasting and newspaper organisations, and major sports clubs.

M.A. International Journalism

The course is an integrated multimedia journalism course that prepares you for a career in the global journalism industry. It equips you to create high quality news reports and features for multiple platforms including newspapers, magazines, online, television or radio.

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. 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.Litt. Digital Journalism

The Master of Letters in Digital Journalism course offered by University of Strathclyde is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to produce multimedia news and features. You’ll develop sound analytical, ethical and entrepreneurial skills in order to perform at a high level in the digital media world. Digital technology is profoundly changing journalism, with innovations like hyperlocal news and mobile media reporting becoming increasingly prevalent.

M.A. Print Journalism

MA/Postgraduate Diploma Print Journalism, University of Sheffield Our graduates are multi-skilled professionals. They practise the new journalism: ethical, digital and critical.

Department of Social Science
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
M.Sc. Journalism

Whether you're starting a career in journalism or an experienced reporter looking to get to grips with a changing industry, this is an opportunity to develop writing skills that are highly sought after by employers.

Faculty of Business & Law
M.A. Journalism

Train to become a journalist with this intensive, practical course that combines traditional methods and developing technologies to meet the demands of a multimedia industry.

Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative
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.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
Master Digital Journalism

Traditional news outlets are moving towards online products at an accelerated pace. Innovations like hyperlocal news and mobile media reporting are becoming more prevalent and digital technology is profoundly changing journalism. This course is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to produce multimedia news and features and to enable them to develop sound analytical, ethical and entrepreneurial skills in order to function at a high level in the digital media world.

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. 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. 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.