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Course summary

Postgraduate programmes in journalism at Kent offer you the opportunity to research and learn in an environment that combines excellence in the practice of convergent, multimedia journalism with intellectual leadership in the history, ethics and future of the news industry. Research programmes are best suited to students who have a clear and original idea of a topic that they would like to investigate in detail. There are two types of programme: the MA by Research entails producing a 40,000 word thesis; the PhD programmes demand a high level of research and analysis resulting in dissertations of 80,000 words.


How to apply

International applicants

Please see our International Student website for entry requirements by country and other relevant information for your country. Please note that international fee-paying students cannot undertake a part-time programme due to visa restrictions. English language entry requirements The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree. Certain subjects require a higher level. For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. Need help with English? Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.1 or equivalent in a relevant subject; in certain circumstances the centre considers candidates who have not followed a conventional education path, e.g. working or former journalists who have acquired a minimum of 3 years' professional experience in the news industry; these cases are considered individually.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Journalism at University of Kent - UCAS