Swansea University

Swansea University

International Journalism

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.

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

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 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,150 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,050 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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