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Journalism PgDip/MA: Course features

What this course offers you

One of the top-ranked journalism departments in the country with excellent employment prospects. In 2013-14, 80% of students from the MA course gained jobs in journalism or related fields after graduating. Students from recent years have entered positions at Grazia,The Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Sun, Channel Four News, The Daily Mail, Closer, OK!, The Daily Express, Dow Jones, Metro, Associated Press, South West News, The Lawyer, Pink News, Gulf News and a range of local newspapers.

  • NCTJ accreditation.The course is run in conjunction with the National Council of Training for Journalism (NCTJ) so the syllabus follows the requirements of the NCTJ Diploma.
  • A team of dedicated lecturers who are practising journalists with a wide range of experience and insider knowledge about working in today's industry.
  • Hands-on projects to develop your skills and CV through hands-on experience including producing the Kingston Courier and special projects such as Kingston Candidate.
  • High-profile guest speakers from organisations such as Buzzfeed, the BBC, The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Channel Four and Newsquest.
  • Industry standard facilities including the use of a fully-equipped production office and dedicated technicians.
  • A lively location on the doorstep of London and the world's major news and media organisations.
  • Study options - you can choose to study for either a PgDip or MA award. If you opt for the MA, your dissertation allows you to focus on an area of interest and gain valuable research skills. We offer a part-time study option to help you fit the course around other commitments.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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Accreditation

NCTJ logoBoth the MA and the Postgraduate Diploma are accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ).
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Work placements

As as student of this course, you will do at least one industry work placement.
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Kingston Writing School

As a student on this course you will be part of the Kingston Writing School, a vibrant community of outstanding writers, journalists and publishers.

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