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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366 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.

UH Online
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
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. 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 & 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
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.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. 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
Preparation Course 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 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
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. 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
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
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.Sc. Strategic Communication and Public Relations

The MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations at Queen Margaret University offers an unparalleled balance in UK postgraduate courses of teaching in internal and external communication, as well as strategic communication, for both private and public sectors.

School of Social Sciences, Media and Communication
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. 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.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
MRes 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, 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.

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. 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. Community Radio

Lincoln offers the only MA Community Radio programme in the UK, providing hands-on experience of producing and presenting, and an understanding of community radio’s relationship to the wider media industry.

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. 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.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
Postgrad.Dip. 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. 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.

Faculty of Business and Law
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. Promotional Media: Public Relations, Advertising & Marketing

The exciting new Promotional Media: Public Relations, Advertising & Marketing degree from Goldsmiths, University of London offers you the opportunity to study public relations, advertising and marketing from media, cultural and sociological perspectives; exploring the inter-relations between promotional professions, the media and society.

Department of Media & Communications
M.A. Arabic-English Translation and Interpreting

This course is ideal both for prospective professional translators and for those wishing to go on to further academic study, and it is internationally well respected for both of those purposes. The course is designed for both native speakers of Arabic, and speakers of English who have near-native competence in Arabic.

School of Modern Languages
M.Sc. Science, Media and Communication

An interdisciplinary science communication degree offered jointly with the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, and the Techniquest science discovery centre.

Cardiff School of Social Sciences
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

A research degree in Media Studies gives you the chance to pursue a project based around your own passions and interests, leading to a qualification which can open the door to an academic career or boost employment prospects outside academia (in the private sector, the Civil Service, or education).

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.A. Literary Translation (Spanish)

An MA by Research in Literary Translation gives you the chance to pursue a project based around your own passions and interests, leading to a qualification which can open the door to an academic career or boost employment prospects outside academia (in the private sector, the Civil Service, education, or the translation industry).

M.A. Multimedia Public Relations

If you are a graduate aiming for a career in public relations, this is the course for you. The public relations and media industries are constantly changing. To stay ahead of the game you must develop up-to-date multimedia communications skills and knowledge. This course explores the changing nature of the communications landscape in the 21st century and develops your professional skills and experience.

School of Arts & Media
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

This MA focuses on the production, circulation and reception of media representations of masculinity, femininity and sexuality. It also explores ways in which questions of gender and sexuality might shape and inform media relations more generally, for example in the negotiations of the public/private divide.

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. Literary Translation (French)

An MA by Research in Literary Translation gives you the chance to pursue a project based around your own passions and interests, leading to a qualification which can open the door to an academic career or boost employment prospects outside academia (in the private sector, the Civil Service, education, or the translation industry).

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 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. Media and Communication

The Media and Communication MA is designed for those who want to gain a sophisticated insight into the role and function of media in contemporary society.

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

Our 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 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. 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