University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Community Radio

This programme provides hands-on experience of producing and presenting, and an understanding of community radio's relationship to the wider media industry. The University of Lincoln is home to Siren FM, the country's first Ofcom-licensed, campus-based community radio station. This Master's provides the opportunity to become involved in Siren FM's output, with unparalleled practical experience for a senior role in radio. This programme is taught by expert academics with more than 25 years' experience in community broadcasting, who conduct pioneering research into the subject. A programme of high-profile guest speakers, including John Pilger and Dorothy Byrne, offers all students in the School of English and Journalism the chance to learn from some of the industry's most experienced practitioners.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree. International students will require English language at IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each element, or equivalent. All candidates are interviewed.

Course modules

Modules include: arts reporting; comparative media history; contemporary issues in sports journalism; core broadcast; core writing; ethics in science and environmental journalism; international human rights journalism; specialist reporting and production; final project or dissertation; research and professional placement.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment via essays, portfolios, reports, presentations and case studies.

Sponsorship information

All UK or EU students who hold a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from another institution will receive a 20% reduction in tuition fees when they enrol on a University of Lincoln taught Master's programme. The scholarship is offset against tuition fee payments due for each academic year of study.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 87 per Credit (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln (Main Site) Lincoln LN6 7TS East Midlands

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Contact: 
Enquiries Team
Telephone number: 
01522 886644