University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Digital Journalism

This programme has an emphasis on the technical side of digital journalism, as well as on core writing and production skills. Students will learn about the work of correspondents and specialist journalists, and be able to develop their own areas of interest, choosing the subjects, style and medium that are of particular interest to them. Alongside acquiring practical skills, students will undertake an academic analysis across a range of critical and theoretical issues, such as the relationship between digital journalism and human rights.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree. Alternative qualifications and professional experience will be assessed on an individual basis. 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 broadcast; core writing; law and institutions; final project of dissertation; research and professional placement.

Assessment methods

Assessment on the MA Digital Journalism utilises a variety of methods to achieve the specified learning outcomes. The bulk of assessment is continuous and consists of a range of essays, portfolios of journalism work, websites, 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. Please note that the Master of Architecture (Part 2) and MBA programmes are exceptions to this scheme, as other scholarships are in place for those courses.

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 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

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