Bristol, University of the West of England

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

Journalism (Taught)

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Course summary

The programme enables students to pursue the academic study of news and journalism and acquire advanced reporting and writing skills. It examines the forms, practices, institutions and audiences of newspaper, radio, television and online news reporting in relation to broader social issues (both in the UK and internationally). Students conduct academic research and acquire practical reporting skills, and in the process gain advanced analytic and communication skills related to a range of careers in factual media, communications and cultural industries, and research. The programme has strong links with the MediaWise Trust and other media organisations based in Britain and abroad, including South East Asia.

Course details


Journalism writing media law and ethics 1; multi-media journalism 1; investigative journalism; media law and ethics 2; multi-media journalism 2; production portfolio.

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a combination of practical work, research portfolios, exams, essays and presentations.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or equivalent, or relevant professional experience.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £10000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £10000 Year 1
Scotland £10000 Year 1
Wales £10000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £10000 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1
Channel Islands £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

AHRC bursary; career development loan; private sponsor, i.e. employer.

Provider information

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Bristol, University of the West of England
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY

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Additional information

Thursday 18th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Friday 19th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Saturday 20th August - 11:00 - 15:00 Sunday 21st August - Closed Monday 22nd August to Thursday 26th August - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 27th August – 09:00 – 16:30 Saturday 27th August and Monday 29th August - Closed Tuesday 30th August to Thursday 1st September - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 2nd September – 09:00 – 16:30

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Journalism at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS