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MAGlobal Journalism

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sheffield.ac.uk/..ism/global-journalism-ma 

Overview

If you’re interested in learning about how journalism is practised across the world, what threats and challenges it faces and if you want to get some hands-on practical experience then the MA in Global Journalism is for you.

The MA Global Journalism combines theoretical and practical concerns with regard to the principles of a free press and its relationship to political and civil institutions. It examines, compares and contrasts the diverse forms of regulation and restrictions – both legitimate and illegitimate – surrounding the practice of journalism around the world.

You’ll get involved in debates about the key issues facing news journalism in a comparative global context and get hands-on practical experience in writing for various media platforms and communicating news in the contemporary global environment.

Programme structure

Core modules

Writing for the Media
The Principle of Publicity (I)
The Principle of Publicity (II)
Research Methods
Journalism, Globalisation and Development
Dissertation (extends over summer period)

Optional modules

A range including:
Journalism and Britain
Media, Society and International Crises
Media, Politics and Publics
Global Communication: History, Theory and Practice
Reporting the European Union
Propaganda, Media and Conflict
Media, State and Society in China (taught by the School of East Asian Studies)
Researching Social Media (taught by the Information School)
Digital Advocacy (taught by the Information School)

Teaching

Lectures
Seminars
Workshops
Research exercises

Assessment

Essays
Exams
Dissertation

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
Feb 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.