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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Lincoln (Main Site)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course aims to provide the professional and practical training needed for a career in the exciting world of journalism. It also offers an academically rigorous approach to critical analysis of the subject. You have the opportunity to be taught the art of journalism from a hands-on, multiplatform perspective, with the chance to specialise in the medium of your choice. You may also have the opportunity to hear from top names in the journalism industry – previous guest speakers include internationally renowned journalist John Pilger, BBC Director of London 2012 Roger Mosey and Head of Channel 4 News Dorothy Byrne. The School of English and Journalism maintains close working relationships with the BBC and the Lincolnshire Echo newspaper. On campus, there are opportunities to gain experience in community radio, a multiplatform website, student newspapers, television and magazines. The School has become one of the first institutions in Europe to be awarded a 'Recognised for Excellence' accolade by the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA).

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. You have the opportunity to develop the skills to succeed in the digital age of convergence where journalists must be multi-skilled with research and analytical skills. These skills are in demand in a variety of information, creative and cultural industries, whether print-based, online or broadcast media.

Application deadline

30/6/2021

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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University information

University of Lincoln

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 97 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    116 58%

    46th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    26th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    62nd

    7

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