University of Sheffield
A 2.1 Honours degree (or above). Applications from mature students with relevant professional experience are welcomed. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Researching News; Law for Journalists; Ethics and Regulation; Power and Society; Writing News; Advanced Print Journalism; Journalism Portfolio/Dissertation (PGDip students don't do this module). Print students will also learn Teeline shorthand.
Examples of optional modules
A range including: Global Journalism; Journalism, Globalisation and Development; Researching Social Media; Propaganda, Media and Conflict; News and Civil Society; Journalism Politics and Public Debate; Journalism in Britain.
Core modules: researching news; law for journalists; ethics and regulation; power and society; writing news; advanced print journalism; journalism portfolio/dissertation (PGDip students do not do this module). Print students will also learn teeline shorthand. Optional modules: global journalism; journalism, globalisation and development; researching social media; propaganda, media and conflict; news and civil society; journalism politics and public debate; journalism in Britain.
Assessment methods include essays, examinations and practical journalism work producing news stories, newspaper pages, web pages and portfolios.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||12 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2016||-||9 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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