University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Magazine Journalism

**Accredited by the Professional Publishers Association** This tough but rewarding degree, with highly specialised content, opens up careers in a thriving and intensely competitive section of the media industry. You'll learn page layout and production, and getting your magazine content online, as well as developing and marketing your own title's brand. As well as newswriting, interviewing, social media, and video editing, you'll look critically at how professional journalists do their job - deciding what works well and what should be better. Alumni have a glittering track record of employment and industry awards for excellence. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

MA: To take one of our MA courses you must have one of the following: - A 2:1 undergraduate degree (we will consider a 2:2 if we are sufficiently impressed by your potential) - An alternative qualification approved by the University as degree equivalent - Substantial previous work experience in a media-related role. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Assessment methods

The course is a mix of lectures, seminars, group workshops, individual and team assignments. You're assessed on essays, examinations and practical work that involves conceiving, designing, writing and producing magazines and web pages.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 9 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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