Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

International Journalism

LJMU's International Journalism MA develops your thinking and improves your ability to analyse and evaluate news media, reaching a true understanding of its importance. - Study in Liverpool Screen School, an influential element of the North West's creative and media sector - Develop the industry knowledge required for progression in this highly competitive industry - Follow a curriculum that develops critical analysis - Benefit from strong industry links to the BBC, Trinity Mirror, Lime Pictures, FACT and BAFTA International Journalism is the first course aimed at developing critical analysis on the international stage for practitioners and those with a serious interest in this field. The programme concentrates on journalism with international relations and is suitable for students from abroad as well as those from the UK.s.

Entry requirements

MA: You will need: a minimum 2:2 in a related subject or a minimum of five years' journalistic experience Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme Non-standard applicants may be invited to attend interview If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Journalism Studies (20 credits) International Relations for Journalists (20 credits) Academic Research for Journalists (20 credits) Comparative Media Analysis (20 credits) Dissertation (60 credits) Optional Modules News and Professional Practice (20 credits) Reflecting on Professional Practice (20 credits) Magazine Production (20 credits) Journalism Project (20 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. A wide range of assessment methods are used on the course including: essays, reviews, seen exams, individual and group presentations, critical self- and peer-evaluation, role-analyses/evaluations, logbooks, diaries and autobiographical writing. There will also be individual and group portfolios of work, group and individually produced artefacts, individual and group project reports, research exercises and tasks aimed at the assessment of specific skills.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
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01512315175