Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

International News Journalism

LJMU's MA in International News Journalism will advance your professional development and enhance your ability to gather and report news. - Develop your skillset to meet contemporary broadcast standards for the UK - Consider UK media practices and their position in global media platforms - Gain a working knowledge of international relations relevant to the concerns of mainstream news organisations - Secure the expertise required to produce quality journalism suitable for broadcast Within a framework of strong industry links to the BBC, Trinity Mirror, Lime Pictures, FACT and BAFTA, our expert academics invite you to consider UK media practices and their position in global media platforms. You will develop an understanding and knowledge of journalism, particularly broadcast, for use in an international context.

Entry requirements

MA: You will need: a minimum 2:2 in a related subject or a minimum of five years' journalistic experience or experience working as a Press Officer/Information Officer etc Additional information IELTS English language requirement: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component) RPL is accepted on this programme You will not be interviewed If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

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) Advanced UK Broadcast Journalism (30 credits) Introduction to UK Journalism (20 credits) Dissertation (60 credits) Broadcast Journalism Project (10 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 teaching methods are used on the programme, including lectures, demonstrations, screenings, seminars, workshops, work simulations, group work and live projects within the Redmonds Building. Assessment is mixed, with practical modules usually based around portfolios of written work and simulated or real exercises. Theory modules are more generally assessed by essays, although there are a few presentations and an exam.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 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 (England) 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 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years

Campus details

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

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