University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Journalism

Students on this course develop the core skills of news journalism, such as writing; researching; interviews; and copy editing for news and features for print and online.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree; practical work experience; candidates with a 2.2 Honours degree are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Modules include: Stage 1: news journalism: principles and practice 1; media law; reporting and public affairs; shorthand. Stage 2: news 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 portfolio of work, essays and a major project or dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 225 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 225 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 225 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 225 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

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

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