University of Chester

University of Chester


This degree is designed for students wishing to study journalism in a critical and reflective manner. Moral panics, clashes in culture and religion, and the effects of globalisation are studied within the framework of an over-riding influence: the effects on the media of the digital revolution. Students have the opportunity to explore specific themes in depth and to conduct original research.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree. Mature students and candidates with non-standard qualifications may also apply if they have substantial professional or other relevant experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Writing, subbing and designing for newspapers; online journalism; propaganda and public opinion; international journalism; moral panics; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is normally by coursework. Individual work will be assessed by written assignments. This will usually take the form of a portfolio of practical work although some of the modules contain elements of theoretical research. There are no examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,140 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
MA Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
Full-time £ 3,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingsway Buildings Chester CH2 2LB North West

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