Goldsmiths, University of London
This programme is a practical introduction to television news journalism which aims to teach students the professional conventions of UK news and current affairs television journalism and relevant production skills; it encourages a critical understanding of television journalistic practice; and an informed knowledge of the overall political and industrial contexts in which journalists are now working; it locates this understanding and creative development within a wider enquiry into the relationship between media practice and culture; modules cover: television journalism practice; practice theory; and key media law and ethical issues in relation to UK and US media law; all teaching is workshop-based; where practicable and possible students may undertake a placement of 3 weeks in a news or current affairs production company.
1st degree of at least 2nd Class standard in a relevant discipline; graduates in an unrelated field may be considered subject to qualifying examination; applicants need some practical experience; non-native English speakers need a minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS or TOEFL 600 and 5.0 TWE (250 in computer-based score with 5.0 in Essay Writing Skills).
Once students have been accepted onto the MA in Television Journalism, they can apply for a fee bursary. In previous years these have come from the UK Film Council; Granada Television (a black and Asian diversity award); AHRC; and the Olive Till Memorial Bursary. The bursaries are allocated on the basis of financial need.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 7,270 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 15,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Goldsmiths, University of London||Lewisham||SE14 6NW||South East|
020 7078 5300