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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

    20-SEP-21

  • 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 print, online, radio, tv and social media
  • 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.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,300per 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

    40th

  • Campus address

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

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 97

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    142 70%

    18th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    78th

    12

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