University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Journalism and Media Communications

This programme addresses the synergies in the contemporary media environment of increasingly overlapping social media; public relations; and magazine journalism.

Entry requirements

2.2 (or equivalent) Honours degree in humanities or a business subject. Graduates with an Honours degree in any discipline who have otherwise demonstrated potential to succeed at postgraduate level journalism and media communications are also welcome. International students should have an English language assessment of IELTS 7, or equivalent as determined by the school of humanities.

Course modules

Core modules: communications technologies; corporate communication, pr and advertising practice; research methods 1: critical and theoretical debates b; research methods 2: advanced research skills b; writing for magazines and understanding the magazine business. Optional modules: dissertation/extended project; work placement.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include reports and presentations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time £ 425 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time - 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

Key information

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