University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Journalism (War and International Human Rights)

This course involves the study of war reporting, international human rights and the role of journalism in conflict resolution. This course offers a challenging postgraduate programme of study with hands-on experience in print and online media, radio and TV. It provides a professional education in journalism, equipping graduates with the practical and intellectual skills necessary for careers in the media. Students who are concerned with human rights and issues relating to war and peace, and who want to learn the journalistic skills necessary to communicate this to a wider public, will thrive on this course. Students will undertake the academic analysis of a range of critical approaches to the study of war and the media, journalism and conflict resolution and journalism and international human rights.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification. International students will require English language at IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each element, or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: core writing; core broadcast; law and institutions; war and the media; journalism and conflict resolution; research and professional placement; international human rights (journalism); final project or dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment for this programme is mainly assignment-based.

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 7,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
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 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
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 39 per Credit (England) 2 years

Campus details

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

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