|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A 2:1 degree, but we will consider mature students with relevant professional experience
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.5 with a minimum of 7.5 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
Magazine journalism is an intensely competitive industry. But this course gives you the edge you’ll need to succeed.
You’ll learn by doing: writing, editing and designing your own publications.
The course helps you develop the skills you need to thrive in the world of online magazines. We’ll prepare you for the multimedia environment by teaching you how to create audio and video for the web and how to use social media effectively.
Masters students go on a three-day field trip to London, visiting national news organisations for briefings on current developments with senior editors and meeting politicians and political journalists.
Our guest lecturers come from the media industries, regulators, campaigning groups and research institutes. Print editors contribute to practical exercises.
There are lectures, seminars, group workshops, individual and team assignments. You’re assessed on essays, exams and practical work that involves conceiving, designing, writing and producing magazines and web pages.
Law for Journalists
Ethics and Regulation
Power and Society
Advanced Magazine Journalism
Magazine Dissertation/Portfolio (MA students only; extends over summer period)
Magazine students will also have the opportunity to learn Teeline shorthand.
A range including:
Journalism, Globalisation and Development
Researching Social Media
Propaganda, Media and Conflict
News and Civil Society
Journalism, Politics and Public Debate
Journalism in Britain
Individual and team assignments
Practical journalism work that involves conceiving, designing, writing and producing magazines and web pages