This taught course is aimed at those wishing to pursue a career in print and online news, whether at the local, regional or national level. The range of careers open to those who succeed on this course includes reporting, specialist writing and sub editing. Students will learn the basics of writing news, features and opinion, and how to research stories, build up contacts and work a news patch. Each member of the course is allocated a political ward in Cardiff to gather their own original news stories.
Applicants will normally be expected to hold a UK higher education degree of lower 2nd Class Honours or above, or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent. This requirement may be waived for students with appropriate alternative qualifications. In addition, applicants whose first language is not English must obtain a British Council IELTS score of at least 7.5or equivalent.
Core modules: Media law; digital journalism; public administration; reporters and the reported; newspaper reporting and production; newspaper journalism.
Assessment methods include dissertation for the Master's course.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 16,626 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 7,290 per Whole course (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 13,236 per Whole course (overseas fees)||9 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cathays Park Campus||Cardiff||CF10 3AT||Wales|
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