Brunel University London: International Journalism
|Institution||Brunel University London View institution profile|
|Department||Social and Political Sciences|
Do you want to report on news from the most interesting and important parts of the world? Are you committed to a career in journalism but need the professional skills? If so, this one-year journalism postgraduate course provides excellent preparation for working across all platforms.
From the moment you start Brunel’s International Journalism degree, you will learn to deliver high-quality video, audio, online and print journalism geared towards global audiences.
Course content is designed to equip you with digital, multi-platform journalism skills and advanced understanding of the context of journalism in the fast-changing world of news media.
You will study a synthesis of practical and theoretical skills modules contextualising different forms of journalistic practice, within a framework of technological, political and cultural change. This is challenging, employment-orientated study on a leading journalism course at a London university that focusses on international reporting.
You benefit greatly from our academic’s research strengths and excellent links with the journalism, broadcasting and publishing industries, with the option to seek a work placement during your time on the course.
Additionally, alumni and industry guest speakers will bring further insight and inspiration about what it means to work within global media.
You will also get plenty of hands-on training and practice in the University’s well-equipped media suite that mimics the recording and broadcast facilities used within the industry.
International Journalism MA will appeal to a broad range of candidates with an interest in journalism across all sectors, including print journalism, online journalism, radio journalism, TV journalism and especially in areas of convergence.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A UK 1st or 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification and evidence of a commitment to journalism as a career such as student journalism or work experience. Candidates with other qualifications will be considered with substantial prior journalism experience and assessed on an individual basis. To demonstrate that commitment we would like applicants to provide a statement demonstrating commitment to journalism (including previous experience) and a 200 word article based on an interview with someone interesting from your local area. Applicants will be required to attend an interview. Entry criteria are subject to change. English language requirements: IELTS: 7 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 64 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 70 per cent (min 60 per cent in all areas).
Assessment is by practical projects and tasks, essays, exams, case studies, presentations, reflexive reports and dissertations.
Dissertation- Major Research Project
|Location||Brunel University London|
|EU||8750 GBP for Year 1|
|England||8750 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||8750 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||8750 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||8750 GBP for Year 1|
|International||16200 GBP for Year 1|
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