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MAPrint Journalism

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You’ll learn to write stories that punch their weight with every word.

You’ll start with pressurised workshops in our newsroom, then you’ll be given your own patch. You’ll report from courtrooms and from council meetings where local politicians are taking decisions about people’s lives.

To prepare you for the multimedia environment, we also teach you how to create audio and video for the web and how to use social media effectively.

There are lectures, seminars, group workshops, individual and team assignments. You’re assessed on essays, exams and practical journalism work – producing news stories, newspaper pages, web pages and portfolios. You’ll also have the chance to sit external exams set by the NCTJ.

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.

Programme structure

Core modules

Researching News
Law for Journalists
Ethics and Regulation
Power and Society
Writing News
Advanced Print Journalism
Journalism Portfolio/Dissertation (MA students only; extends over summer period)

Print students will also 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 – producing news stories, newspaper pages, web pages and portfolios

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