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International Journalism MA

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Journalism remains a crucial part of democratic public life. This innovative, intensive MA’s global focus guides you as you learn to research and write news and features, creating and adapting news stories across platforms.

This course focuses on developing the practical skills and the critical knowledge to help you to reflect on your professional practice in an international context. You’ll learn to:

  • understand and debate the broader issues driving news organisations across the world
  • be knowledgeable about the functions of journalism in a contemporary environment
  • produce copy for a range of platforms including audio, digital and video
  • critically evaluate and analyse a range of journalistic outputs and their characteristics.

Careers

Our graduates possess knowledge and transferable skills relevant to employment in a wide range of areas including, among others:

  • the media industries
  • public relations
  • journalism
  • teaching
  • public services.

Graduate destinations

Recent International Journalism MA graduates have gone on to jobs including:

  • journalist, The Independent
  • multimedia reporter, The Argus
  • sub-editor, The University Paper.

Application deadline

01 September 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,775per year

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

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

The city of Brighton & Hove is world famous for its openness and inclusivity. The city is only one hour from London and 30 minutes from Gatwick airport.
With world-leading development courses and highly regarded business programmes, Sussex has a reputation for expertise in sustainability and innovation.
A university with an international reputation, Sussex welcomes students to its friendly community of academics and students of over 150 nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 97 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    130 62%

    26th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    13th

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    75th

    6

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