University of Kent: Journalism

InstitutionUniversity of Kent View institution profile
Department Centre for Journalism View department profile
Study type Research


Postgraduate programmes in journalism at Kent offer you the opportunity to research and learn in an environment that combines excellence in the practice of convergent, multimedia journalism with intellectual leadership in the history, ethics and future of the news industry. Research programmes are best suited to students who have a clear and original idea of a topic that they would like to investigate in detail. There are two types of programme: the MA by Research entails producing a 40,000 word thesis; the PhD programmes demand a high level of research and analysis resulting in dissertations of 80,000 words.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD


University of Kent
Centre for Journalism


Fantastic employability  
Kent’s Centre for Journalism graduates have a fantastic track record for landing great jobs in journalism even before they have completed their studies with us. Students graduating in the past 2 years are working for Sky News, BBC, The Daily Mail, LBC, KMTV, the Facebook community reporters scheme, The Sun, Drive Tribe - to name just a few.

We have topped the Complete University Guide’s table for graduate outcomes in our subject area for 3 out of the past 4 years. That’s thanks to the very practical focus of our ...

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