- Our typical offer is:
- We will consider applicants with professional and vocational experience.
- If you are suitably qualified, we will invite you to an interview to assess whether this is the right course for you.
- We may ask you to undertake a short course that covers essential skills and knowledge, before you join the main Masters course.
- We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.
If English is not your first language, you should have an IELTS (or equivalent) score of at least 7.0
On completing this course, you will be equipped for employment at an advanced level, with opportunities in both print and digital media. Potential roles include working for consumer magazines, writing features in newspapers, and working in various positions across the communications, media and marketing industries.
During the course we encourage you to gain industry experience which will enhance your skills, build up a valuable network of contacts and boost your employability. The Department has good links with regional media organisations and national organisations like IPC and Future plc.
A Masters degree will also enhance career opportunities within Higher Education and prepare you for further postgraduate studies.