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Journalism (News/Broadcast/Sport)

This course teaches you the skills you need to become an incisive, thoughtful and successful journalist. As well as a professional grounding in journalism, you can specialise in print and online journalism, broadcast journalism or sports journalism. Upon graduation, you will receive both a degree and a National Council for the Training of Journalists Diploma.

Entry requirements

A degree in an appropriate subject, grade 2.2 or above. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. Students whose 1st language is not English will need to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Law and government for journalists; news and ethics; multi-platform journalism; sports reporting; broadcast journalism; community project; major project (print, broadcast, sport or online).

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on 80 per cent workshops and 20 per cent lectures.

Sponsorship information

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


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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