Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Multimedia Journalism

Graduates from this course are able to cover any news story for the web, for television, and for radio; they learn to take a story from 1 medium and transfer it into another, for example television to radio or radio to online writing; students adapt and deepen stories, yet work to the sharpest deadline, and edit video, audio and text into packages to international broadcast standards.

Entry requirements

Qualification equivalent to a UK Honours degree (2.1 or above); an interview is required; applicants are encouraged to provide details of relevant work experience.

Course modules

Semester 1: multimedia reporting skills; journalism in global contexts; legal and ethical context. Semester 2: digital journalism; digital magazines (optional subject); documentary journalism (optional subject); environment, conflict and crisis news (optional subject); investigative journalism (optional subject); new media innovation (optional subject); professional placement. Semester 3: dissertation or journalism project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Talbot Campus Poole BH12 5BB South West

Key information

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01202 961916