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Swansea University

International Journalism, MA

Swansea University
In Singleton Park

£7,000
+ VAT
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Typology Master
Location Singleton park (Wales)
Start Different dates available
  • Master
  • Singleton park (Wales)
  • Start:
    Different dates available
Description

The course structure is split across the year allowing three modules in each academic semester (a total of six modules) and then a dissertation over the summer. The dissertation component allows students to either write a 20,000 word dissertation or a journalism/media project of their own (with 10,000 word report) which draws upon issues and themes developed throughout the year.

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Location

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Singleton Park (Swansea)
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University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP

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Different dates availableNow taking bookings

To take into account

· Requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

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What I would highlight: Really good course, they have something for everyone, great student support and unique society groups. Great place to live.
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2018

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More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

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What you'll learn on the course

Conflict
Politics
Word
IT
Branding
Journalism Skills
International
Project
Media
Ms Word

Course programme

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

MA 1 Year Full-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules

Choose Exactly 80 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students must select all four compulsory modules below.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMSJM01Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Global Media.MSJM03Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Comparative Journalism.MS-M11Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20MA Project and Dissertation PreparationMS-M12Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Online Journalism

AND

Optional modules

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select one module in teaching block 1 and one module in teaching block 2.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMSDM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Digital RevolutionMSDM03Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Digital Edge: Contemporary Issues and TrendsMSDM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Business and Politics of Digital MediaMSJM40Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Risk ReportingMSJM99Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Terrorism, Conflict and The MediaMS-M00Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Professional and Promotional WritingMS-M13Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20PR, Branding and Promotion

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters Dissertation

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Dissertation

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students who successfully complete Part-1 progress to take the Part-2 Dissertation module below.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMS-M10Semester 3 (Summer Taught)60Dissertation

MA 3 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students must choose two of the modules in year 1. The remaining one module will be taken in year 2 as well as MS-M11 Dissertation prepartation which is compulsory in Year 2

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMSJM01Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Global Media.MSJM03Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Comparative Journalism.MS-M12Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Online Journalism

AND

Optional modules

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students should select an additional module from below to make a total of three overall.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMSDM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Digital RevolutionMSDM03Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Digital Edge: Contemporary Issues and TrendsMSDM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Business and Politics of Digital MediaMSJM40Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Risk ReportingMSJM99Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Terrorism, Conflict and The MediaMS-M00Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Professional and Promotional WritingMS-M13Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20PR, Branding and Promotion

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : MS-M11 is compulsory in Year 2. Students must also the Compulsory module not already taken at Year 1. You may not select modules already completed in year 1.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMSJM01Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Global Media.MSJM03Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Comparative Journalism.MS-M11Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20MA Project and Dissertation PreparationMS-M12Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Online Journalism

AND

Optional modules

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select an additional moudle from below to give you a total of three overall. Students may not select modules already completed in year 1.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMSDM01Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Digital RevolutionMSDM03Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Digital Edge: Contemporary Issues and TrendsMSDM04Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Business and Politics of Digital MediaMSJM40Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Risk ReportingMSJM99Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Terrorism, Conflict and The MediaMS-M00Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Professional and Promotional WritingMS-M13Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20PR, Branding and Promotion

Year 3 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters Dissertation

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

MA International Journalism - DISSERTATION

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMS-M10Semester 3 (Summer Taught)60Dissertation

Additional information

Tuition fees


Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

International students and part-time study: If you require a Tier 4 student visa you must be studying full-time. If you are in the UK under a different visa category, it may be possible for you to study part-time. Please see our part-time study and visas page for more information.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.