City, University of London

City, University of London

Science Journalism

This course gives students a thorough grounding in the best practices in health, science and environmental journalism, whilst teaching them to be critical consumers of scientific information; students are given a range of opportunities to report on science, health, environment, technology and food; throughout the course students produce a website, write blogs, and manage several Twitter feeds and a Facebook page.

Entry requirements

Relevant work experience in journalism, which might include work on a university/college publication, or work experience in either science, environmental or medical journalism; a good 2nd Class degree in any subject.

Course modules

Journalism practice; journalism and society; science and society; editorial production; science reporting; media law; public administration; online journalism; masters project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 18,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 10 months
MA Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 10 months

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