Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University


The MSc Journalism Degree explores the role of radio, television, print and online platforms, developing skills and building experience. This course will equip you with the skills, experience and understanding to build a career in journalism which combines academic discipline with practical training. A placement opportunity is also available as part of this course.

Entry requirements

International students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, at IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent. Please note, UKVI are currently not accepting TOEFL as proof of English language for full time international student visas.

Course modules

Semester 1: journalism theory and application; news writing; media law; broadcast journalism. Semester 2: digital journalism in practice; portfolio writing; politics and public affairs; fieldwork placement. Semester 3: journalism project or dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 3,400 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,000 per Whole course (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 3,400 per Whole course (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Garthdee Campus Aberdeen AB10 7QE Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01224 262209