Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Media and Journalism

This course is designed for students who want to build on skills gained at undergraduate level and journalists who want to engage in academic study. The MA explores the theory and practices of journalism and the social, cultural, economic and political contexts in which the media works.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent; applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience in the media, broadcast or print journalism will be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English should have a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-section) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 2,750 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Secretary, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5155