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Journalism (Distance Learning)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Online/Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN-22, SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Whether it's providing the public with trusted information, holding leaders to account or countering "fake news" and misinformation, journalists have a key role to play in a democratic society.

Gain the skills, knowledge and qualification you need to succeed in roles such as journalist, news editor, press officer and communications officer with this online Journalism Master's.

Learn the professional skills and knowledge needed in the era of digital news and media in areas such as video editing, media law, data analysis and people management
Gain academic credit towards Level 5 NCTJ Diploma in Journalism (including 100wpm in shorthand)
Apply your skills and boost your CV with at least 10 days of work experience with a publisher or communications company
Use the latest professional software including Photoshop, Indesign and Premier Pro
Learn from teaching staff who have professional experience with titles and organisations such as the Financial Times, News International and Portsmouth News
Start in September or January (full-time only in January)

Don't worry if you have no previous journalism experience – you'll get an intro to reporting to bring you up to the required standard.

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    74th

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. The Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 97 23

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    106 53%

    70th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    61st

    48
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    35th

    5

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