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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course is aimed at those wishing to pursue a career as a news journalist, whether at a hyperlocal, regional, or national level.

News Journalism offers a comprehensive professional introduction to the theory, ethics, application and promotion of quality journalism.

The course offers an industry accredited skill-set enabling you to work across a range of modern journalistic roles.

You’ll learn the basics of how to find, produce, and publish a story using the most effective – and relevant – tools available.

You’ll be taught how to write news, features, and opinion, how to research stories, build up contacts, and work a news patch that you are allocated.

In addition, you’ll learn how to shoot short videos and stills on mobile for online reporting on our own public-facing news site and how to maximise the use of social media to share and promote your stories.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 97

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    148 73%

    12th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    47th

    13

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