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Journalism and Media Studies MA

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

On this course you develop essential journalistic skills in a multimedia context. You explore key theoretical issues and debates about journalism and news production in relation to contemporary media, culture and society.

We focus on fast-changing developments in journalism and media studies. This MA combines both theory and practice. You will:

  • learn to research and write for print and digital media, as well as subediting and print news design
  • contextualise journalistic practice within a theoretical framework of journalism and media studies
  • understand transitional processes in the news landscape at local, regional and global level
  • understand current theories and debates surrounding the media and society.

We offer excellent technical facilities. These include a dedicated newsroom, the latest software, video and radio studios, and a suite of digital media laboratories.

CAREERS

This course equips you with the skills for a career in:

  • newspaper and magazine journalism
  • a related media and communication industry
  • a research career in journalism and media studies.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,500per year

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

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

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