|Location||United Kingdom, (Main Site)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
One academic reference must be sent
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
There is no better route into the highlycompetitive world of
automotive journalism than this unique course. Specifically designed
with input from the automotive publishing industry and endorsed by the
Guild of Motoring Writers, the course builds on our strong links with
the media and the motor industry.
Practising journalists – including an award-winning freelance
motoring writer and former car magazine editor – help you develop
the skills required to become a successful journalist, together with
an understanding of journalism theory and essential law and ethics.
Teaching takes the form of a mixture of lectures, seminars,
discussions and workshops. You will write and design your own
Automotive magazine and, increasingly, back that up with web content
in written, audio and video formats.
- Law, Ethics and Public Administration
- Multiplatform Journalism Practice
- Automotive Industry in Context
- Specialist Professional Practice
- Journalism Themes and Issues
- Postgraduate Journal
MA Journalism Research Project
Graduates have gone on to positions with car magazines and motoring
websites, and to become successful freelance motoring writers.
Other career prospects include positions in established
media/broadcasting organisations in a range of national and
international contexts, specialist and trade publications as a
specialist reporter particularly those with international focus, and
opportunities in emerging broadcast contexts such as web-based text
journalism, web-TV and web-radio.