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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

Build practical journalism competencies alongside a considered approach to journalism in a global context. Our International Journalism MA is a one-year professional practice course that enables you to develop the vital knowledge and skills needed for a career in international journalism.

Benefits of this course

You will develop skills in print, broadcast and online journalism and learn how they function in a global context.

Our programme enables you to study news in all its forms and grow your understanding of international journalism from a UK perspective.

While you will practise in different media of journalism (print, broadcast and online), you will additionally explore theory and reflect on your work. You also explore the contemporary global domain of journalism.

You will learn from working with people from all over the world and benefit from our location in London, a global media city.


You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Arts (MA)

Who is this course for?

If you have a good first degree and a strong interest in the way international news is reported, you will be well suited to this programme.

We combine a strong emphasis on journalistic practice with rigorous discussion of the current trends in global journalism.


Here at City we provide an alumni network that is second to none in UK journalism.

As one of our graduates you will have possibly the best employment opportunities of any journalism graduate in Britain.

Our graduates work in both global and national media and in related occupations. These include roles from researchers to editors in broadcasting organisations such as:

BBC Radio and TV (including BBC World Service)
Channel 4
Al Jazeera
NHK (Japan).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,230per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

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  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 97 18

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    133 66%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.52 70%



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