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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Headington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 Months

Course summary

Overview

Our MA Journalism will equip you with professional skills in journalism and authorship. You'll cover topics from news and non-fiction to brands and content.

You will develop skills in digital and multi-platform journalism and authorship. And you'll study the changing models of journalism including:

  • branded content
  • not-for-profit journalism
  • big data scraping
  • social media crowdsourcing.

You'll have regular networking opportunities and visits to newsrooms, media and journalism summits. So you’ll benefit from a degree that responds to the industry.

Journalism is one of a group of courses run by the Oxford International Centre for Publishing (OICP), which has a high international standing. OICP is supported by two advisory boards made up of high profile figures from across the journalism and publishing industries.

Our location in the beautiful city of Oxford is home to many media professionals. And there are more published writers per square mile here than anywhere else in the world.

Career prospects

Our graduates from the Oxford International Centre for Publishing have established an enviable reputation in the creative industries and they are extremely successful in obtaining good jobs fast. Evidence from our alumni suggests that our graduates have agile careers and are able to enter the industry at a higher level than would otherwise have been possible. The Centre has its own vacancy list of jobs in journalism, publishing and the creative industries and runs an annual Working in Publishing Day, attended by many employers.

The Centre is supported by two advisory boards in journalism and publishing who support, advise and help us shape our degrees. The Journalism Advisory Board is made up of professionals from broadcasting to multinational technology companies, consumer magazines to local and national newspapers.

Students can also exit with Pgdip/PgCert awards.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

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

University information

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It's also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so that students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 97 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    126 63%

    35th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    60th

    2

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