University of Central Lancashire
Students will normally be expected to have an upper 2nd or above classification for an Honours degree from a British higher education institution, or an equivalent overseas qualification. Applicants with a lower 2nd will be considered if they can demonstrate a commitment to journalism. Mature students and candidates with non-standard qualifications are also considered, if they have substantial professional or other relevant experience.
Applicants may be required to complete a written/oral admissions test. International students are required to have IELTS 7. UK industry accreditation bodies require IELTS 7.5 for their programme of study.
Semester 1: Creating content; digital journalism; the sports journalist. Semester 1 and 2: Law for journalists (compulsory for those intending to work in the UK); or international journalism and ethics (compulsory for those intending to work outside of the UK). Semester 2: Newsroom practice (sport) ; the sports business 10 credits. Semester 3: extended project; or standard project. Students who choose the shorter project will need to take an optional 20 credit module in semester 1 or 2, selected from the following: Investigating public administration; the photographic witness; new media practices. Students can also take shorthand as an additional 10th module.
There are exams in the law and shorthand modules and for the optional public administration module. All other assessment is course work; the assessments will model real-life working experiences; for example, you may be asked to produce a website or a newspaper or provide sports content for a radio or TV news bulletin.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 11,950 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 1,000 per Credit (Wales)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 1,000 per Credit (England)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 1,000 per Credit (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 1,000 per Credit (Scotland)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Preston Campus||Preston||PR1 2HE||North West|
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