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University of Salford

International Journalism for Digital Media

This course combines the solid foundations of journalism practice with the latest developments in multimedia techniques, digital journalism and social media, putting students through the fast-paced environment of a newsroom.

With guest lecturers from the BBC and other media organisations, practical workshops and news days in industry-standard radio and TV studios, the syllabus is as close to the real world of digital media as it can get.

This course produces analytical and autonomous media professionals, who are capable of working with confidence in any global media environment.

Entry requirements

To gain entry onto this course, you will need to hold an honours degree at class 2:1 or above.

We also 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.

Course modules

  • Global Perspectives on Journalism
  • Digital Journalism
  • Journalism Practice in a Multimedia Newsroom
  • Specialist Journalism Practice
  • Community Project
  • Sports Journalism
  • Major Project

Assessment methods

Projects, peer review, essays, presentations, work-based learning, dissertation or major project.

Sponsorship information

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


For up-to-date fees, visit the University of Salford's website.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

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

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