Magazine Journalism - MA / PGDip Program By Nottingham Trent University |Top Universities

Nottingham Trent University

City campus, Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • QS Stars
    5
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(GBP) 14100-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep
This course will equip you with the all-round skills and knowledge needed to build a career as a journalist in magazines, whilst providing you with a deep understanding of the wider publishing business. First and foremost you will learn how to write, whether it’s an in-depth interview, a sharp news story, a daily blog or a snappy photo caption.
You will learn how to report, research, interview and edit news stories and features. Using Adobe InDesign, you will develop an understanding of how to plan a page with text, photographs and graphics, sub-edit copy, and write a compelling headline.
You’ll get to grips with mobile journalism, using a phone or tablet to record video and audio, and learn how to edit your material into packages. On newsdays and newsweeks, you’ll produce websites and magazines, working with WordPress, the storytelling platform Shorthand.com, InDesign and Photoshop, as well as creating content for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
You’ll also examine the business side of magazines and have the chance to pitch your own idea for a new title to a panel of industry professionals.
To underpin your journalism practice, you will gain a solid grounding in media law, public administration and ethics and regulation. You'll also have the opportunity to develop shorthand skills to the NCTJ standard.

About University

Nottingham Trent University
(NTU) is one of the most popular universities in the UK, with a commitment to
student satisfaction, graduate employment, and teaching quality.

We’ve been
named University of the Year three times over the last few years including
Guardian University of the year, 2019, Times and Sunday Times Modern University
of the Year 2018 and Times Higher Education University of the Year 2017.

Outstanding teaching
Our teaching is among the
best available in the UK. NTU has been rated Gold in the
Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework – the highest possible ranking.

Our lecturers bring
extensive experience in industry, research, and the professions to their teaching
so you’ll get a grounding in theory as well as the practical applications and implications.
You’ll also benefit from inspirational guest lecturers and speakers to bring
your subject to life.

Your future
Studying at
NTU will open up career opportunities in the UK and around the world.

All our
courses offer work experience through placements or work-base projects letting
you develop your knowledge in a professionally relevant environment.

Our courses
focus on your future and you can get support and advice from our employability
team throughout your studies and beyond.

Join a global
community
With students
and staff from over 160 different countries, you’ll be joining a global learning
community. This rich diversity of backgrounds, experiences and opinions expands
the outlook of our students and brings fresh perspectives to our teaching.

Prestigious scholarships
We offer a
range of prestigious scholarships up to half your tuition fee. These awards are
made to applicants who demonstrate high academic achievement and the potential
to contribute to the university community.