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Magazine Journalism MA: Facilities

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Here is the range of facilities available to you as a student at Kingston that will help you during your course.

The journalism department has a dedicated newsroom, fully equipped with dual-booting iMacs, professional newswires from Rex Images and the Press Association, 24-hour news channels and industry standard software such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere Pro.

You will have access to a modern environment with the latest equipment, including the Learning Resource Centre. This offers:

  • subject libraries, plus a free inter-library loan scheme to other libraries in the Greater London area – the large journalism section at Kingston features a range of specialist books, periodicals, journals, videos and DVDs;
  • online database subscriptions; and
  • a growing selection of resource materials – including online archives of national newspapers going back 30 years and microfiche cuttings dating back a century.

The Computer Resource Centre provides:

  • a reliable network;
  • a set of core and specific software, with support for all core and some specific software;
  • a variety of labs, for generic and specialised use; and
  • academic and administrative technical support.

You can also use the dedicated Graduate Centre on campus. This includes:

  • IT facilities;
  • seminar rooms; and
  • social spaces and a canteen.

Resources in London

Kingston is just a 25-minute train journey away from central London, where you will find the biggest concentration of press and publishing in the UK. This gives you the opportunity to undertake work experience in high-profile media environments.

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