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University of Salford

International and Online Journalism

This course explores current issues in journalism in the context of the digital revolution and media convergence. As you build your professional portfolio, gain work experience and find your specialism, you'll learn the foundations of journalism practice and engage with multimedia techniques, digital journalism and social media.

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2.1 or above) but appropriately experienced applicants will be considered for entry in line with the University's APL procedure. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). A minimum IELTS score of 7.0 will also be required for non-native English language speakers.

Course modules

Modules include: Global perspectives on journalism; networked journalism; journalism practice in global newsrooms; specialist journalism practice; digital culture; sports journalism; community project; major project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: production exercises and portfolios of work; practical media projects; peer reviewing; essays; oral presentations by students; work-based learning diaries and reports; a dissertation or major project supported by substantial self-reflection.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,167 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,083 per Credit (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,167 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,167 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,167 per Credit (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
MediaCity UK Salford M50 2EQ North West

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