City, University of London

City, University of London

Magazine Journalism

Students are encouraged to be proactive, in terms of selling their stories, fixing up work experience and finding jobs; students spend most of their time acquiring journalistic skills, such as reporting, feature writing, subbing, interviewing, researching stories and learning about design, layout and editorial production (desktop publishing).

Entry requirements

At least a 2nd Class degree in any appropriate subject; consideration is given to mature entrants who can demonstrate substantial working experience; all candidates must have relevant work experience in journalism, including work on a university or college publication, work experience with a magazine or employment in periodical journalism.

Course modules

Core modules: journalism practice; journalism and society 1; media law; public administration; online journalism; editorial production; the magazine business; MA journalism project; specialisms. Elective modules: choose one of the following two modules: journalism and society 2; journalism innovation.

Sponsorship information

A small number of bursaries are awarded by media organisations and advertised by them; funding may be available from AHRB.


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

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