Comments about MA-Postgraduate Diploma Broadcast Journalism - At the institution - Sheffield - South Yorkshire
All our applied courses emphasise core, generic journalism skills and knowledge - writing, researching, interviewing, organising and structuring information - and then apply them to the different media platforms. This is achieved through media production to professional standards in a simulated workplace environment, work experience and exposure to media professionals. Students examine a range of journalism issues - ethical, legal, historical, organisational - recognising that the best journalists are those who reflect on journalistic practice. The MA in Broadcast Journalism is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council.
Entry Requirements 2:1 degree or overseas equivalent. Previous journalistic experience is not required but excellent writing and communication skills are essential, plus wide general knowledge and an appetite for investigation. Good computing and word processing skills are desirable. Minimum IELTS score of 7.5 (with 7 in each component).
MA/Postgraduate Diploma Broadcast Journalism
-Law for journalists
-Ethics and regulation
-Power and society
-Journalism dissertation/portfolio (pgDip omit this module)
-Advanced Broadcast Journalism
A range including:
-Contemporary Broadcasting Issues
-Individual and team assignments