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MA Broadcast and Digital Journalism International

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of East Anglia UEA

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This MA programme is designed to equip you with the core practical and theoretical skills of journalism and electronic communications, preparing you to work in the communication industries or a related career. It will also help you develop the ability to reflect critically on the nature and limitations of news coverage.

You’ll take an international overview of media law and political systems, and have the chance to consider the demands made of correspondents reporting from beyond their home territories.

In addition to your Master’s Extended Journalism Project, you’ll undertake compulsory modules that will arm you with practical skills, give you an understanding of ethical journalism, and help you see the role of the media from a broader perspective. You’ll also select an optional module to further your specific interests.

You will practice interviewing, reporting, video and broadcast production, and learn how to develop and structure news stories for different media. The course includes a number of talks by invited professionals, as well as visits, which in the past have included political and media destinations in London.

Our School is home to internationally recognised experts, and you will have access to their knowledge in the fields of public affairs, politics, international relations and cultural change.

ABOUT

This is a course for storytellers with a mission to inform at an international level. You’ll get to grips with the practical skills of modern journalism, particularly broadcast and online, and examine the media’s relationship with society.

You’ll explore the rapidly changing world of the professional journalist, and gain the knowledge to navigate the complexities of media law and ethics. You’ll work in modern TV studios, explore mobile journalism, develop online content, and record interviews and news reports. We have a number of media partners, including the BBC and Epic Studios, who may offer our students production opportunities from time to time.

If you have an inquiring mind and are passionate about online and broadcast news and global current affairs, this course is for you. Whether you’ve developed an interest or specialism from your first degree, or are thinking of pursuing a career in general news journalism, it will give you space to develop your skills as you research, write or present the stories you find.

CAREER DESTINATION

Journalism: writing, media production and reporting, Presentation and reporting, Broadcasting – TV and radio, Production for online or social media, Public relations or political communication.

Application deadline

01-06-2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 17,600per 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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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 97 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    126 63%

    30th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    16th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    53rd

    4

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