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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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409 Journalism & Media Master's degrees in United Kingdom

Postgraduate Diploma Media Management

The MSc in Media Management from Middlesex University   is an innovative and dynamic course that focuses on developing your understanding of media businesses and the global environment in which they operate. The course offers a variety of optional modules which are delivered across three Schools within the University: Media and Performing Arts, Business and Law.

School of Media and Performing Arts
M.A. Investigative Reporting

The Master Programme in Investigative Reporting is offered by the Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics. Investigative journalism is at a crossroads in theory and practice. Crises of ethics and funding have brought profound changes to the nature of long form journalism, the ways in which it is produced and the institutions that invest in it.

M.A. Anthropology of Media

The MA in Anthropology of Media at SOAS University of London 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. 

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
M.A. Broadcast Journalism

The Broadcast Journalism programme is offered at University of the West of Scotland. Our MA Broadcast Journalism course will equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge, understanding and other attributes expected of professional broadcast journalists at the start of their careers.

School of Media Culture and Society
M.A. Media and Globalisation

This innovative course enables you to gain an improved understanding of the many facets of today’s communications media, including broadcasting and information communication technology, and the role they have to play in globalisation processes. This Media and Globalisation programme is offered by Nottingham Trent University.

School of Arts and Humanities
M.A. 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. Translation

The MA programme in Translation at SOAS University of London combines training of practical translation skills with teaching of translation theories and methods. It is unique in terms of the range of Asian/African language specializations.

Faculty of Languages and Cultures
M.A. War, Media and Society

The War, Media and Society programme offered by 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.

M.A. Digital Media Management

How can designers, managers, entrepreneurs and scholars keep pace with the rapidly changing field of digital media and web design? This Digital Media Management programme is offered by Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics.

Postgraduate courses
M.A. Film, Television and Screen Media

This Film, Television and Screen Media programme, available in both part-time and full-time study modes, offers you a broad-based understanding of how film, television and other screen media have developed and interacted across their varying histories.  The programme is offered by Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics.

Postgraduate courses
M.Sc. Strategic Communication and Public Relations

The M.Sc. in Strategic Communication and Public Relations at Queen Margaret University provides you professional training in efficient communication methods and teaches how to coordinate research work. This Master’s offers insights about strategic communication, public relations campaigns, and digital communication and you can also tailor the focus of your studies according to your career goals.

School of Social Sciences, Media and Communication
M.Sc. Digital Marketing and Analytics

The Digital Marketing and Analytics MSc from Kent Business School provides an advanced conceptual knowledge and understanding of the value of digital marketing in contemporary organisations.

Kent Business School
M.A. Multimedia Journalism

Join a global effort to inform and connect people round the world through Scotland's leading journalism master's programme - GCU's MA Multimedia Journalism. The Multimedia Journalism programme is offered at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism
M.A. Society, Culture and Media

This interdisciplinary MA in Society, Culture and Media 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.

Sociology and Social Policy
MA / PGDip Broadcast Journalism

This course prepares you to work in radio and television newsrooms and factual programming. You will be taught how to research and write your own stories, conduct effective interviews and record and edit for audio and video using the latest digital technology. This Broadcast Journalism programme is offered by Nottingham Trent University.

School of Arts and Humanities
Master Editing and Post Production (EPP)

The MA in Editing and Post-Production (EPP) offers the opportunity to study part-time in the evenings and several weekends using our purpose built, outstanding media facilities within Elephant Studios at LSBU. Editing and Post Production (EPP) MA is offered at London South Bank University.

M.A. Journalism with Development Studies

MA Journalism with Development Studies at London South Bank University is an interdisciplinary course offered jointly by LSBU'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. Translation and Interpreting

The MA in Translation and Interpreting offered by the University of Surrey combines translation and interpreting studies with a strong focus on technology. It is tailored to meet current market demands and responds to the contemporary concerns of the language industry.

Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences
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.Litt. Publishing Studies

The Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication provides a comprehensive and coherent approach to all forms of publishing. The University of Stirling's Publishing Studies course covers the whole process of planning, editing, production, marketing and publication management in print and digital environments. 

English Studies
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. 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
MDes Advertising and Brand Design

The world of advertising communication is constantly changing. Brands communicate via social networking sites as well as by using the traditional routes, such as TV, billboard or press advertising. We are looking to recruit students who can demonstrate excellent communication skills, as well as being passionate about creativity and all social media.

M.Sc. Digital Entertainment

Gain specialist insight into the technology behind digital entertainment. Become immersed in everything from computer animation to visual effects and games.

Department of Computer 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
Postgraduate Diploma 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. Translation

The Translation course from London Metropolitan University has been specifically designed to enable the start or advancement of a career in translation. The course is open to qualified graduates and translators seeking a professional qualification in specialised translation to enhance their career.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
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. 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. 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. Digital Media

The MA in Digital Media from The University of Hull offers you the opportunity to explore digital media practice and management, engaging critically and creatively with problems focused around digital media .

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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. Multimedia Journalism

The MA programme in Multimedia Journalism offered by 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. 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

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).

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 programme is designed to suit current market demands. You will practise specialised translation in language-specific groups and have opportunities to simulate real-life translation scenarios.

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.Res. Digital Technologies

Students who choose an MRes in Digital Technologies will receive guidance from academics leading research in the fields of data science, Internet, communications, and multimedia technologies. Academics will share their expertise on Internet and Communication Networks and Principles of Data Science, to enable students to gain specialised knowledge of these fields.

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

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. 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. 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. 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.

Faculty of Arts & Humanities
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 been designed to help you find challenging and rewarding work in journalism.During your time with us, you will learn the skills that you will need to become an incisive, thoughtful and successful journalist.

School of Media, Music & Performance
M.Sc. Digital Marketing

Our Masters in Digital Marketing course has been designed with an industry focus. We aim to provide you with a highly competitive qualification for the modern job market, in a vibrant commercial sector with a significant skills gap.

M.A. Media and Communication

This course offers a sophisticated insight into the role and function of media in contemporary society. It focuses on the centrality of modern media forms and practices in our daily communication, and examines the ways in which they facilitate and constrain the way we communicate with each other.

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

The 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 is demanding but it provides you with the expertise to work in business, film, TV or tourism.

Department of Language and Linguistics
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. TESOL

The MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is designed primarily for language graduates, ideally with either a teaching qualification or some teaching experience, who want to acquire in-depth knowledge of English and how to teach it, and who are interested in exploring new developments in language teaching and the use of technology in the classroom.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences