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MAMagazine Journalism

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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.

Programme structure

Core modules

Researching News
Law for Journalists
Ethics and Regulation
Power and Society
Magazine Journalism
Advanced Magazine Journalism
Magazine Dissertation/Portfolio (MA students only; extends over summer period)
Magazine students will also have the opportunity to learn Teeline shorthand.

Optional modules

A range including:
Global Journalism
Journalism, Globalisation and Development
Researching Social Media
Propaganda, Media and Conflict
News and Civil Society
Journalism, Politics and Public Debate
Journalism in Britain


Group workshops
Individual and team assignments



Practical journalism work that involves conceiving, designing, writing and producing magazines and web pages

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States