Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Online Journalism

On this course, students will get access to some of the industry's most respected journalists who are working in the field now, and they will have the opportunity to work on a live, professional journalism project with a client. Students will develop a host of multimedia newsgathering and production skills, learn about data journalism and how it is transforming news gathering, and cover content management systems, social media management and the relevant areas of media law.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have proven experience in journalism or media production (for example, video, audio, web production or print). Good spoken and written English are vital. IELTS level 6.5 is a minimum. Applicants should have evidence of their passion for new forms of journalism, along with a strong and inquiring mind and a tendency not to take no for an answer.

Course modules

Online journalism; enterprise; data and multimedia journalism; production lab; MA by practice.

Assessment methods

Assessments usually emphasise scholarly or professional practice through which the key learning objectives are tested. 3 weeks are set aside for assessment work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning
City North Campus Birmingham B42 2SU West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Media Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5595