The International Journalism MA is a vocationally-oriented course in which you will develop practical skills in print, radio, tv and online journalism. You will leave the MA with contacts in countries around the world, with insight into international news, and with a more profound understanding of other cultures. The course is designed for students who do not live in the UK.
You will benefit from:
Location. City is based in the heart of London's media district, giving you unrivalled access to the industry for contacts and internships
Graduate prospects. Employment rates are excellent, with students working for international news organisations like Al-Jazeera, CNN, APTN, BBC World Service, and Dow Jones
World-famous guest speakers. Recent visitors to the course have included: Wadah Khanfar (former director-general of the Al-Jazeera Network), Tyler Brûlé (The Monocle), Sorious Samura (Insight News Television), Lindsey Hilsum (Channel 4 News' International Editor), David Schlesinger (Chair, Thomson Reuters China), Elizabeth Palmer (CBS News), and Julian Assange (Wikileaks, via Skype)
International focus. The course follows an international news agenda, and students from all over the world share their journalistic and cultural experiences. (Students from 31 countries are taking the MA in 2011/2.)
Internship. All students should complete an internship, either in the UK or overseas
Facilities. New state-of-the-art facilities including a TV studio and multimedia newsrooms
All students take a course in print, radio, television and online journalism before specialising in either:
Print and online journalism
Radio and online journalism
Television and online journalism
Towards the end of the first term, we discuss with you and advise you on which specialist pathway would be best for your future career.
All students should complete an internship, either in the UK or overseas.
Journalism practice 1 (multi-platform)
Journalism practice 2 (print and online, radio and online or television)
Advanced journalism practice
Journalism and society
Graduates of the International Journalism MA work in a wide variety of organisations, including:
international news agencies, eg. AP, AFP, Bloomberg, Dow Jones
international broadcasters, eg. BBC, CNN
print, broadcast or online media in their home country
Many also work as freelancers or stringers.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
In State Tuition (per year): 16000 GBP
Out State Tuition (per year): 16000 GBP