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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Develop traditional and digital reporting skills and equip yourself to work in the fast-paced world of modern journalism. Gain understanding of media technologies that affect the way journalists discover, record and report the latest stories.
  • Gain specialist expertise across a range of media platforms; online and social media, television, radio, newspapers and magazines, photography and visualisation.
  • Critically analyse and discuss major issues in British and international journalism including truth and verification, media impact and current ethical challenges.

The course offers career enhancement for those already working as journalists through advancing knowledge and understanding of the latest trends and emerging technologies.

How you learn

You will develop a professional and ethical approach to learning, research, professional practice and e course teams worked with the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), Professional Publishers Association (PPA) and take advice from the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) to ensure that the course has a strong vocational focus on the core personal, practical and professional skills required for a career in multimedia journalism.

The course is delivered by a team of journalists with extensive newsroom experience and a strong commitment to practical journalism teaching.You learn through:

  • predominantly self-directed study
  • lectures
  • interactive workshops
  • seminars
  • screenings

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as a journalist or publicist in a range of arenas

  • print
  • radio
  • television
  • magazine
  • online
  • social media

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 97 5

    62nd out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    112 56%

    59th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    68th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    20th

    40
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 50%

    77th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    69th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    20th

    31

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