University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Broadcast Journalism

This course will equip you for the demands of the modern newsroom. This requires journalists not just to possess traditional writing skills, but also to be familiar with the latest technology.

Course modules

There are two routes you can take through the course depending upon your background and interests. You will work with both a creative/technical specialist and an academic supervisor to develop a bespoke Development Plan (professional, technical or academic). The two routes are: Broadcaster route - subjects are focused on the technical and practical nature of broadcasting Journalist route - subjects are mainly focused upon journalist content Core units include on this course include: Studio Production & News Programme Making Video Journalism & Social Media Research Methods - Masters Project Options to choose from include: Journalism and Society Broadcast Skills Journalism Practice Radio Advanced Broadcast Journalism

Assessment methods

The MSc Broadcast Journalism is a taught Master's course that offers practical experience of making TV and radio. You will benefit from the broadcasting skills and facilities from the School of Creative Technologies and the journalistic skills of the School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies. Staff have industry expertise in broadcasting and broadcast journalism.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site PO1 2UP South East

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