Liverpool John Moores University: International News Journalism

InstitutionLiverpool John Moores University View institution profile
Department School of Humanities and Social Science
Web https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/
Email apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk
Telephone 0151 231 5175
Study type Taught

Summary

LJMU's MA in International News Journalism will advance your professional development and enhance your ability to gather and report news.

  • Develop your skillset to meet contemporary broadcast standards for the UK
  • Consider UK media practices and their position in global media platforms
  • Gain a working knowledge of international relations relevant to the concerns of mainstream news organisations
  • Secure the expertise required to produce quality journalism suitable for broadcast

Within a framework of strong industry links to the BBC, Trinity Mirror, Lime Pictures, FACT and BAFTA, our expert academics invite you to consider UK media practices and their position in global media platforms. You will develop an understanding and knowledge of journalism, particularly broadcast, for use in an international context.

The course is designed for international students and will allow you to develop your language skills alongside your intellectual and journalistic knowledge and key skills. It delivers a combination of practical experience, using the School’s state of the art media suite facilities and strong, Masters-level research skills which you will demonstrate in your dissertation.

You will develop a working knowledge of international relations and several key journalistic disciplines. You will also be expected to show originality in the application of knowledge, and the boundaries of knowledge, through ground-breaking research. On completion of the Masters, you will be able to deal with complex issues systematically and creatively and you will be encouraged to show originality in tackling and solving problems.

You will also develop the knowledge and qualities needed for employment in circumstances requiring sound judgement, personal responsibility and initiative, in complex and unpredictable professional environments.

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Founded in 1823, LJMU is ranked in the top 500 higher education institutions in the world* and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. Our postgraduates are highly sought after by employers with over 96%** in work or further study six months after graduation.

LJMU is a leading research institution and 96% of the research submitted for the last Research Excellence Framework (REF) was considered of international quality or better.

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