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MA Journalism (War and International Human Rights)

University of Lincoln

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Lincoln (Main Site)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course focuses on the study of war reporting, international human rights and the role of journalism in conflict resolution. This course aims to offer a challenging postgraduate programme of study with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in print and online media, radio and TV. It is designed to provide a professional education in journalism, which allows you the chance to develop the practical and intellectual skills necessary for careers in the media. The course is designed to appeal to those who are concerned with human rights and issues relating to war and peace, and who are looking for the opportunity to develop the journalistic skills necessary to communicate this to a wider public. You will have the opportunity to undertake the academic analysis of a range of critical approaches to the study of war and the media, journalism and conflict resolution and journalism and international human rights. Your final project provides the chance to focus on a specific area in the field of journalism, war and international human rights. Career and Personal Development: Core modules are designed to support and prepare you for a career in journalism and there are a number of opportunities to gain experience by working on community radio, a multi-platform website, the student newspaper and the Students' Union magazine; Graduates' skills specialising in war and international human rights can relate directly to roles in the media, public relations, press offices, government bodies and international organisations. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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University information

University of Lincoln

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 7TS, England

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    39th out of 103 2

    46th out of 97 13

    44th out of 103

  • Entry standards

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    15th

    18
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    / Max 190
    116 57%

    50th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

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    3.90 78%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

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    4.13 83%

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