University of Sunderland
This is an intensive course that trains students to think, write and research like a journalist; previous study of journalism is not a requirement. Students learn how to write previews, match reports and sports features, and also cover media ethics and law, reporting and shorthand. In the final stage of the course students undertake a dissertation or practical project, such as a sports journalism website or a series of in-depth articles.
Applicants should hold an honours degree (2.1 or above) in a related discipline.
Modules include: Sports journalism (principles and practice 1); essential media law; essential public affairs; shorthand; sports journalism (principles and practice 2); reporting; media ethics and society; shorthand; dissertation.
Assessment methods include essays, projects, presentations, and a major project/dissertation.
|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 name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||Sunderland||SR1 3SD||North East|
0191 515 3000