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Course summary

Edinburgh Napier University is home to the longest established Journalism programme in Scotland. Voted No. 1 among UK universities by The Guardian for 2022. Our MA journalism programme offers a dynamic course that’s closely linked to the industry, combining the latest digital journalism with traditional methods on multimedia platforms in our newsroom, TV and radio studios. You will learn to develop a range of practical skills along with reporting and production expertise for TV-video, online, radio-podcast, social media, newspapers, magazines and more. We also support and encourage students to start publishing and broadcasting their own work during the course. Recent graduates have gone on to work for media organisations such as the BBC, ITN, STV and across the newspaper and publishing industry as well as public relations, marketing and corporate communications. To ensure there is sufficient time to process your application, we encourage you to submit your application by 31st August. Any queries contact programme leader Simon Pia - [email protected] Please visit our website for course and further details.

Modules

Subjects include: Radio bulletins; media law for journalists; new writing; TV and multimedia news; journalism, information and society; magazine publishing; major project.

Assessment method

Major project.


Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:1 or above in any discipline. We look for applicants to have relevant work experience with demonstrable interest in Journalism in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. For applicants who meet the academic criteria, you will need to submit a portfolio with your application. The portfolio could include anything from articles (published or unpublished), a detailed outline of what you did on a placement, links to a video or audio clip or links to your own blog or website. If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test. The English Language requirements for this programme are IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of 6.5 with no individual component score of less than 6.0.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5IELTS 6.5 overall with no component below 6.0.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website - https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/postgraduate
Journalism at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS