University for the Creative Arts

University for the Creative Arts


This course has a particular focus on broadcast and cross-platform multimedia content. Students are also trained in new and emerging journalism skill sets such as search engine optimisation of content; data journalism; and the visual presentation of information.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification in a chosen subject or a related discipline, and/or relevant work experience, demonstrating the ability to study at postgraduate level. Applicants may be invited to interview. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum 6.5 in each component) or equivalent.

Course modules

Stage 1: critical contexts; multimedia journalism (practical and production skills 1). Stage 2: the business of media (processes, models, law, regulation); multimedia journalism (practical and production skills 2). Stage 3: final project delivery (journalism); or dissertation (journalism and media communication).

Assessment methods

Practical work and theoretical writing is assessed. Group and individual assessment is undertaken.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,250 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Farnham Campus Farnham GU9 7DS South East

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