Birkbeck, University of London
A good degree in any related subject; other qualifications will be considered. Applications are encouraged from those with prior investigative experience in journalism, human rights or other related fields. International entry requirements: If English is not your 1st language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.
You take 2 compulsory modules, choose 2 option modules and complete an investigative project.
Part-time students take the 2 compulsory modules and 1 option module in Year 1 and their remaining option module and the investigate project in their second year.
Investigative Reporting 1;
Investigative Reporting 2 .
Public Relations and Professional Communications;
Theoretical Perspectives on Media;
Web-based Journalism and Online Media Production .
You will be assessed via a range of academic and practice-oriented activities, including both theoretical essays and specific assignments in areas such as data analysis, story arching and Freedom of Information requests, among others.
For your dissertation, you will have the opportunity to produce a real-world investigative report, benefiting throughout from both academic supervision and professional mentoring.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2016||-||2 years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2017||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2017||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Bloomsbury||WC1E 7HX||South East|
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