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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    10 months

Course summary

Key information

Find your path into the television journalism industry with our unique Television Journalism MA. You will learn practical skills and develop vital knowledge from seasoned professionals and through work placements.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

Our course covers far more than general television presenting. We equip you with the skills to write, create and report visual journalism, both for yourself and for others to present.

You will learn practical multimedia skills through weekly news days. This involves researching, writing, interviewing, presenting, reporting, self-shooting and editing content.

Your work will be supported by core journalism principles. In the final term you will make a 28-minute documentary in a team of three.

Our productions have won industry awards and been reworked for broadcast on BBC Newsnight.


You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Arts (MA)

Who is this course for?

If you want to become a strong and versatile visual journalist capable of working in newsrooms, producing documentaries and current affairs programmes, this programme will give you the foundation you need.

You will have an active interest in video and television, and a wide general knowledge covering lifestyle, sport and politics.

Communicating stories with moving pictures is likely to be your passion.

Elements of the programme are accredited by the Professional Publishers’ Association (Magazine Journalism) and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (Broadcast Journalism and Television Journalism).


Here at City we have an alumni network that is second to none in UK television journalism.

As one of our graduates you will have among the best employment opportunities of any journalism graduate in the UK.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,230overall cost

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

University information

City, University of London

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  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 97 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    149 74%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%



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