Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). The MA in International Journalism provides a cross-cultural approach to journalism in the twenty-first century. It is aimed at those interested in developing their knowledge and understanding of the role of contemporary global society, and exploring how journalism is evolving in the ever-changing communication environment characterised by digital technologies. The course provides students with essential knowledge of how journalism is practiced in different cultures worldwide as well as responding to their interest in comparative study in the field of journalism and communication studies.
Modules typically include: conceptual issues in the theory and practice of social sciences; development and communication; digital publishing; documentary making; global media; international journalism; new media technologies, society and politics; online journalism; risk reporting; the business and politics of digital media; the digital edge; the digital revolution.
The course structure is split across the year allowing three modules in each academic semester (a total of six modules) and then a dissertation over the summer. The dissertation component allows students to either write a 20,000 word dissertation or a journalism/media project of their own (with 10,000 word report) which draws upon issues and themes developed throughout the year.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 13,700 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 6,150 per (Year 1)||1 Years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 4,600 per (Year 1)||3 Years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 2,050 per (Year 1)||3 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Singleton Park, Swansea||SA2 8PP||Wales|
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