University of Bedfordshire
This course is designed to respond to the various challenges of globalisation and the need for a more internationalised approach to journalism. The degree challenges those from the UK and beyond to think past their national perspectives, comprehending that to get the full story that is needed to look across both geographical borders and traditional divisions within journalism; todays big stories are: complex; simultaneously political; economic; hyper-local; and global; on the course students learn and critique theories relating to the role of the media and globalisation and have the opportunity to practice journalism across various media platforms, using our new state-of-the-art digital newsroom.
Candidates for the course are expected to produce a portfolio of journalism work; candidates should include (a new story and a 1,000-word feature article on a given subject); inclusion of these 2 pieces is the minimum requirement for portfolio submission; candidates are then interviewed about how they researched and wrote the pieces in their portfolio; staff then assess the prospective students aptitude and suitability for the course; candidates should have a lower 2nd Class 1st degree or a postgraduate qualification such as a postgraduate certificate in journalism or the equivalent. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.
Academic and journalistic research methods; journalism practices around the world; multiplatform journalism; research project; the global reporter.
Reflective blogs, short and long essays; presentations; and dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Luton Campus||Luton||LU1 3JU||South East|