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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

We produce outstanding journalists with the technical and practical skills needed to tell the stories that matter. If you want to learn how to produce news and current affairs for radio, television and online/digital audiences, our MA Multimedia Journalism course is exactly what you’re looking for. We’re accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC), so you’ll benefit from a hands-on, challenging and highly relevant pathway into the journalism industry.

Our emphasis is on ‘learning by doing’. Working in our newsrooms, you’ll use industry-standard equipment and workflows, learning how to produce and present stories, reports, interviews and packages for digital, television and radio platforms.

You’ll experience live location reporting, voice and presentation training, filming and editing while getting to grips with the digital and social media skills the industry demands. Work placements are a core element of the programme and we’ll also equip you with a thorough, rigorous understanding of media law, public administration and ethics.

Why study with us

  • We have more than 30 years' experience of successfully teaching and training postgraduate journalists ensuring you benefit from a huge network of supportive alumni, working throughout the industry.
  • You’ll be taught by former and current journalists, who will share a wealth of knowledge and skills with you.
  • Experience live newsdays, producing and reporting for radio, television and online/digital.

Future careers

As it focuses on developing a wide range of desirable skills and practices, MA Multimedia Journalism enables you to successfully compete within a broad range of jobs and opportunities.

Our former students enjoy successful careers as journalists within the mainstream media as well as related opportunities within marketing, PR, Communications and many other related careers.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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

University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 97

    99th out of 110 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    116 58%

    50th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    5th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    123 51%

    70th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    84th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    87th

    10

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