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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Merchiston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

We equip graduates with the expertise to work across journalistic platforms to meet the demands of a multimedia industry.

Overview

This course offers a dynamic, practice-focused multimedia programme closely linked to industry. We combine traditional methods with new and developing technologies to train you in multimedia journalism.

You'll learn a range of practical skills and leave with reporting and production expertise for print, online, magazine, television and radio. You'll also develop an understanding of social media and convergence issues.

You'll learn through practical experience, both in our news rooms and on an industry placement, and we also support you in getting your work published and broadcast.

Recent graduates have gone onto work at ITN, STV, BBC and magazines and newspapers across the UK and abroad.

Course details

You’ll have a passion for news and an interest in the media, plus an instinct to find and tell stories. We develop your skills to make sense of fast-moving situations and meet deadlines, while reporting a story accurately, simply and eloquently with honesty, integrity and creativity.

Our broadcast studios and multimedia newsrooms provide an industry setting, allowing you to experience life as a journalist and develop practical skills. You’ll gain a firm understanding of media law, ethics and regulations. You’ll also develop your analytical and critical skills and writing, communication and research techniques.

You'll benefit from studying in a dynamic city that is home to many creative industries. You’ll make use of Edinburgh as a political, economic and cultural centre, providing a rich source of stories and settings for your work. Guest lectures and work placements help you develop your industry contacts, allowing you to have work published/broadcast before you leave.

Careers

Reporter
Commentator
News Editor
Digital Editor
Feature writer
Political correspondent
Producer for broadcast and online.

Application deadline

31 July 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,875per year

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

University information

Edinburgh Napier University

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    Edinburgh Napier University, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 1DJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 97 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    150 74%

    10th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    57th

    13

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