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Master in Journalism/Journalism (Sports) (MA) - Sunderland
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Master in Journalism/Journalism (Sports) (MA) - Sunderland

University of Sunderland
On campus
 1840 Points
1 Year
Apply date
Aug 2024

Program Description

In this master in Journalism/Journalism (Sports) (MA), you will learn to be a journalist in our real-world newsroom, the mediaHUB, where you will work alongside journalists from the BBC and national and regional media. Publish your work on our websites and develop a portfolio of content that will launch your career, graduates from the master in Journalism/Journalism (Sports) (MA) have gone on to work at BBC News and Sport, Sky Sports News, national newspapers and magazines, football clubs, and PR Firms.

Whatever your previous study or experience, this master in Journalism/Journalism (Sports) (MA) will give you all the skills you need to become a journalist. Cover core reporting skills, media ethics and law, video and digital content, and investigative journalism techniques.

Alongside the master in Journalism/Journalism (Sports) (MA), you’ll have the opportunity to do the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Diploma in Journalism or Sports Journalism. NCTJ accreditation is widely recognized as a gold standard for courses that turn out highly-skilled, highly-motivated, and highly-employable trainee journalists. The previous study of journalism is not a requirement.

Entry Requirements

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Stage 1

Practical Journalism

Essential Media Law

Stage 2

Digital and Video Journalism

Investigative Journalism

Stage 3

Journalism Practical Project

Jobs - Careers

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Online media
  • Sports clubs
  • Brands
  • Commerce
  • The Civil Service
  • Arts
  • Voluntary sectors

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