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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374 Journalism & Media Master's degrees in United Kingdom

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. 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.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.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. 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. 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
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.

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 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.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. 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.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. 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 & 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. 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. 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.Sc. Translation Studies with TESOL

A postgraduate degree in Translation Studies with TESOL is of the highest value. Not only will it equip you with professional level translation skills in international dialogues, enabling you to play your part in developing a global community, it will also give you an entry-level teaching qualification with which you can embark on a career in English Language Teaching. Here in the UK, recent research has shown that the fall in the number of language learners over the past decade has come at a big cost to the economy.

Languages, Cultures & Religions
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
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. 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. Photojournalism & Documentary Photography

Develop a wider vision. Designed with photojournalists and documentary photographers in mind, the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography course can 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

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. Media Arts (Mass Communications)

As the various elements of the mass media converge, it is increasingly appropriate to develop a broader understanding of how different aspects of the media interconnect. This course examines key issues of media and communication, introducing principles of cultural theories and media research methods.

Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies & Science
M.Sc. Gender, Media and Culture

The programme employs a gender perspective to critically examine such questions as how representations in the media may reinforce or subvert social roles and ideologies; how gendered forms of address and identification have been theorised across different visual and print cultures; the role of a variety of media forms in critiquing or contributing to wider social processes such as globalisation, conflict and migration.

Gender Institute
M.A. Creative Advertising

Southampton Solent University’s MA Creative Advertising curriculum focuses on industry relevant workplace skills, teaching students to function as part of a professional advertising business. These skills include idea generation, working to a brief, research, copywriting, strategy and presentation.

Marketing and PR
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 Sociology
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.

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.Sc. Science Media Production

This course is for students who want to develop careers communicating science in broadcast media, such as documentary or other factual programming, and allows a greater focus on audio-visual production than the more general MSc in Science Communication.

Science Communication, Translation and Languages
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.Sc. Business Intelligence and Social Media

This Masters course in Business Intelligence and Social Media from London South Bank University, is supported by IBM (UK) and is aimed at graduates/practitioners seeking to enhance your practical skills and gain comprehensive knowledge of business intelligence, business analytics and the commercial tools applicable to 'big data' gathered from social media, the cloud and other data sources.

M.A. Automotive Journalism

There is no better route into the highly competitive world of automotive journalism than this unique course. Specifically designed with input from the automotive publishing industry and endorsed by the Guild of Motoring Writers, the course builds on our strong links with the media and the motor industry. The Automotive Journalism degree is offered by Coventry University.

Faculty of Business and Law
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. Audiovisual Translation and Popular Culture

This MA Audiovisual Translation and Popular Culture course from City, University of London is the only degree which offers students the opportunity to specialise as a translation expert in audiovisual translation and in the translation of popular culture.

School of Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. Transnational Media & Globalisation

City's Transnational Media and Globalisation MA analyses the global remapping of media spaces and addresses key issues related to transnational media and cultures. The course takes full advantage of its location in London, Europe's media hub, and we regularly invite speakers from the industry.

School of Arts and Social Sciences
M.A. Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations

The MA in Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations (PR) from Swansea University is designed for students who want to focus their energy on the dynamic world of social media, develop their creative practice and professional writing skills or are looking to work in an entrepreneurial environment.

M.Sc. Science and Environmental Journalism

This Master’s offers the practical and theoretical training in journalism needed by those with an interest in science and environmental issues to communicate their subject to the public. There is demand for qualified science journalists who can report on issues such as health or the environment accurately and succinctly. You will learn how to take scientific news and turn it into engaging stories, without resorting to sensationalism or technical jargon.

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.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, 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
MBA Media Management (MBA)

The Media Management (MBA) course from Cardiff University provides students with a solid background in business management theory and practice, and to gain specialised media knowledge and skills to excel and adapt in the field of media management.

Cardiff Business School
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. Applied Translation Studies

The Applied Translation Studies programme from the University of Leeds focuses on computer-assisted translation to give you valuable experience of the localization, project and terminology management tools that are used in professional practice.

Faculty of Arts
M.A. Translation

The Translation programme from University of Bristol is a distance-learning Masters programme for aspiring or practising translators. It is suitable for graduates in any discipline offering any one or two of the following languages, in addition to English: Czech, French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish. The MA combines intensive language-specific practice with training in translation theory and translation technologies.

Faculty of Arts
M.A. Public Relations

The role of public relations in modern society has never been greater. As more media platforms are launched with fewer journalists, the opportunities for skilled PR professionals continue to grow.

M.Sc. Public Relations

Housed within the Liverpool Business School, this MSc in Public Relations is designed for creative communicators, and is delivered by academics with relevant experience of working in the industry.

Master MLit English

This is an exciting opportunity to study on an integrated Master’s degree for the twenty-first century.

Faculty of Media and Communication
M.A. MA Applied Translation Studies

Translation is a huge growth industry. The demand for well-qualified translators is steadily increasing across the globe. This course applies the theory of translation in a wide range of practical ways.

School of Language and Communication Studies
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.

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. Literary Translation (German)

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. Publishing

From books and magazines to apps and websites, publishers need excellent product-development, consumer-marketing and digital-technology skills. To succeed in this global business, you will also need great organisational and communication skills, outstanding attention to detail and the ability to work effectively with others. The best publishers are those who can think on their feet and embrace and exploit new challenges. This course aims to help you gain all these skills and qualities.

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

The MA in Translation and Interpreting (MATI) from Swansea University is a specialised variant, with special emphasis on interpreting skills, of our established MA in Professional Translation. It is an integrated programme designed to turn entrants with proven excellence in foreign languages into successful and marketable professional linguists.

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.Phil. Translating and Interpreting

In today's globalised world, translating and interpreting has an ever-growing role. Our main research purpose is to find out more about how it works - from professional, language and cultural perspectives. We invite research proposals in fields such as linguistics and literature, culture, identity and professional studies, psychology and philosophy.

School of Modern Languages
M.A. Advertising, Branding and Communication

MA Advertising, Branding and Communication (ABC) has been created to deliver in depth real time real world real value education. What does that mean? Students working industry hours, industry pace workloads, industry projects and internships.

London School of Film ,Media and Design
M.Sc. Strategic Communication and Public Relations (PGDip / PGCert)

This variant of our established MSc Strategic Public Relations & Communication Management course is delivered jointly with our partner Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain. This course provides students with a solid international perspective on strategic communication and provides an opportunity to study in both Stirling, UK, and Barcelona, Spain.

Communications, Media & Culture
M.Sc. Dispute Resolution

This innovative MSc in Dispute Resolution offered at Queen Margaret University gives professionals with an interest in dispute resolution a deep understanding of both theory and practice in this crucial area.

School of Business, Enterprise and Management
M.A. Creative Writing

MA Creative Writing at Brunel University London is designed for writers who want to express their creativity in a number of forms – novels, film scripts, poems, journalism – rather than specialise in only one.

School of Arts
M.A. Politics, Media and Performance

Aberystwyth University’s Masters in Politics, Media and Performance is the first course in the UK (and one of the few in the world) to study the interrelationships between these crucial areas. Working across disciplines in innovative and invigorating ways, you will examine the means through which film, media and performance do not just reflect but produce particular political realities and how they can be used for political ends.

Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
M.A. Media and International Development

The MA Media and International Development degree from University of East Anglia is an innovative programme which addresses current theories, practice and research surrounding the relationship between media and development. Graduates have gone on to work in a range of fields including humanitarian communication, NGO communications, development journalism, media development, journalism and academia.

School of International Development
M.A. Translation Studies MA

This innovative MA is designed with Translation practice at the heart of the Translation Studies MA programme from University of Birmingham where you will undertake extensive practical and specialised translation in Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese or Russian.

Department of Modern Languages