MA Journalism and Media Studies: University of Sussex

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MA Journalism and Media Studies: University of Sussex, School of Media, Film and Music, Silverstone Building, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SH, Brighton, United Kingdom
Journalism and Mass Communications
Course Language(s) 
1 year full time or 2 years part time
+44 (0)1273 873481


About the programme

This MA is designed for students with an interest in exploring key critical debates about journalism and news production in relation to contemporary media and society. It offers you an exciting opportunity to address questions of central importance and urgency in contemporary globalised society and equips you with the critical and methodological skills to research a wide range of media. It includes a substantial training component to develop your journalistic skills in a multimedia context. You will learn how to write for print, broadcast and the web, creating and adapting news stories across platforms, and in relation to local, national, international and global contexts.

Admission requirments

UK entrance requirements

A first- or upper second-class undergraduate honours degree in an appropriate discipline. They also welcome applicants who do not have this academic qualification who are able to demonstrate in their application that they have relevant professional/creative skills and experience.

Overseas entrance requirements

Sussex receives applications from all over the world and is therefore very experienced in assessing the qualifications offered by students from outside the UK.

For information on some of the most common international qualifications that meet their general entry requirements, please refer to the table in their International students section.

English language requirements

IELTS 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each section or Internet TOEFL with 100 overall including 27 in both Speaking and Writing. For more information, refer to English language requirements .

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