University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Magazine Journalism

During the course students develop the core skills of magazine journalism, such as writing, researching, interviews and copy editing for magazines features for print and online.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or above; candidates with a 2.2 may also be considered along with significant practical work experience; interview.

Course modules

Modules include: Stage 1: magazine journalism: principles and practice 1; managing magazines; essential media law and public affairs; shorthand. Stage 2: magazine journalism: principles and practice 2; media and society; media ethics and regulation; shorthand. Stage 3: dissertation or journalism practical project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation or practical project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,180 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 225 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sir Tom Cowie Campus Sunderland SR6 0DD North East

Key information

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