Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University


This course offers an intensive, practice-focused multimedia programme, closely linked to industry. We combine traditional methods with new and developing technologies to train you as a multimedia journalist. You�ll learn a wide range of practical skills and leave equipped with reporting and production expertise for print, online, magazine, television and radio. You�ll also develop an understanding of social media and convergence issues.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent in any discipline except journalism; candidates with significant industrial experience will be considered on an individual basis; non-native speakers of English should have IELTS 7.0.

Course modules

Trimester 1: Print and online journalism; law; public affairs or global affairs; television and radio journalism. Trimester 2: Multimedia news production; journalism in context; magazine publishing. Trimester 3: Dissertation or production dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation required for MA.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,010 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,040 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 6,010 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 12,040 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Merchiston Campus Edinburgh EH10 5DT Scotland

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