City, University of London

City, University of London

Broadcast Journalism and Television Journalism

Students are given practical training in television and radio, and choose to do final projects in either medium; news writing, television and radio journalism are taught in small groups through lectures, workshops and broadcast simulation or actual on-air work on the department's local restricted service licence radio station DiverCity FM, or its internet equivalent.

Entry requirements

At least a 2nd class Honours degree in any appropriate subject; consideration is given to mature entrants who can demonstrate substantial working experience; prior experience on campus radio and television, hospital radio or television stations and/or in print or online media is required; candidates are required to take a live voice test at the interview stage.

Course modules

Journalism practice; journalism and society 1; journalism and society 2; media law; public administration; online journalism; editorial production for television; editorial production for television and radio; research for television current affairs programmes; radio and television technique; masters project; optional modules: television studio programme making; television video films.

Sponsorship information

Small number of bursaries awarded by media organisations and advertised by them; funding may be available from the Arts and Humanities Research Board.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 18,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7040 5060