University of Lincoln

Degree level: Postgraduate

Journalism (War and International Human Rights) (Taught)

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Course summary

This course involves the study of war reporting, international human rights and the role of journalism in conflict resolution. This course offers a challenging postgraduate programme of study with hands-on experience in print and online media, radio and TV. It provides a professional education in journalism, equipping graduates with the practical and intellectual skills necessary for careers in the media. Students who are concerned with human rights and issues relating to war and peace, and who want to learn the journalistic skills necessary to communicate this to a wider public, will thrive on this course. Students will undertake the academic analysis of a range of critical approaches to the study of war and the media, journalism and conflict resolution and journalism and international human rights.


For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.

Assessment method

Assessments are a mixture of essays, presentations, portfolios of journalism, broadcast media packages and timed examinations. However, it should be noted that assessments can be varied from time to time to reflect changes in good practice in both academic and vocational disciplines.

Entry requirements

First or second class honours degree or equivalent professional experience. International Students will require English Language at IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each element, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £91 Credit
England £50 Credit
Scotland £50 Credit
Wales £50 Credit
Northern Ireland £50 Credit

Additional fee information

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

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Journalism (War and International Human Rights) at University of Lincoln - UCAS