Master in Journalism

General

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Programme Description

You have the opportunity to be taught the art of journalism from a hands-on, multiplatform perspective, with the chance to specialize in the medium of your choice.

You may also have the opportunity to hear from top names in the journalism industry – previous guest speakers include internationally renowned journalist John Pilger, BBC Director of London 2012 Roger Mosey and Head of Channel 4 News Dorothy Byrne.

The School of English & Journalism maintains close working relationships with the BBC and Lincoln’s award-winning newspaper, the Lincolnshire Echo. On campus, there are opportunities to gain experience in community radio, a multiplatform website, student newspapers, television, and magazines.

Accreditations

The School has become one of the first institutions in Europe to be awarded a 'Recognised for Excellence' accolade by the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA).

How You Study

The study will be a blend of practical workshops, lectures, and seminars. The University of Lincoln boasts an extensive academic library which you can also use for independent study.

How You Are Assessed

Assessments are a mixture of essays, presentations, portfolios of journalism, broadcast media packages and timed examinations.

The University of Lincoln's policy on assessment feedback aims to ensure that academics will return in-course assessments to you promptly – usually within 15 working days after the submission date.

Entry Requirements

First or second class honours degree or equivalent professional experience.

International Students will require the English Language at IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each element, or equivalent. http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/englishrequirements

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Since being opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1996, the University of Lincoln has invested more than £300 million in its buildings and facilities.

Since being opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1996, the University of Lincoln has invested more than £300 million in its buildings and facilities. Read Less