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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289 Journalism & Media Master's degrees in United Kingdom

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. 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
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. 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
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
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. 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.

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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Global Media and Communications

The Global Media and Communications MA delivered by Coventry University degree allows you to develop the necessary theoretical frameworks and conceptual tools to analyse and to critically evaluate the implications of the global or globalised media and communication environment that we live in.

Faculty of Arts 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.A. Political Communication

The MA Political Communication will deepen your understanding of political communication in national and international contexts and, where relevant, your skills in this field.

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

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. 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. 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 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 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.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.

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. 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. 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.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.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

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. 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. 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. Gender and Media

The media continue to be central to gendered power relations and identification processes. This degree combines theoretical and methodological approaches from the social sciences, cultural studies and the humanities to explore the relationship between media, gender and sexuality. You’ll also explore how gender and sexuality frame and are framed by such issues.

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. 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. 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. 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.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. Journalism and the Creative Economy

The Journalism & the Creative Economy MA is an intensive, collaborative masters course which combines the fast-paced writing skills of journalism and magazine publishing with the business know-how to get your ideas off the ground. This MA is is suitable for graduates and industry professionals alike. It is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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
M.A. Journalism War and International Human Rights

This is the only programme of its kind in the country and teachers on the programme have produced seminal texts on the field of peace journalism. They also have good links with relevant bodies (MoD, CND, Peace Pledge Union, RAF, Amnesty International). This is an innovative, practical and theoretical MA involving the study of war reporting, international human rights and the role of journalism in conflict resolution.

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. 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. Public Relations

This new Public Relations programme from the University of Greenwich has been developed in response to the increasing skills required by those entering after a first degree or those developing their career in the PR industry after several year's practice.

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