|Degree:||Master of Arts (MA)|
Postgraduate programmes in journalism at Kent offer you the opportunity to research and learn in an environment that combines excellence in the practice of convergent, multimedia journalism with intellectual leadership in the history, ethics and future of the news industry.
The MA International Multimedia Journalism teaches professional vocational skills to graduates of universities outside the UK who aspire to a career in the news industry. You learn to report for newspapers, websites, radio and television to a professional standard in state-of-the-art newsrooms. Your tutors are award-winning journalists with front-line experience in local, national and international newsrooms. Study at the only UK university which is co-located with a professional TV station.
MA graduate Mina Sabet covered Cannes 2019 for the broadcaster IranTV.
The Centre for Journalism leads the way for employability in the news industry. You learn to report for newspapers, radio, television and digital platforms in a live newsroom environment and using industry standard equipment and software.
Your tutors are award-winning journalists with experience in local, national and international news, and leading academics in law and politics. They guide you to produce a portfolio of eye-catching stories and support you as you produce a dissertation based on original research.
Recent guest speakers at the Centre include Sophie Ridge, Senior Political Correspondent Sky News, Amol Rajan, Media Editor of the BBC and Ed Conway, Economics Editor Sky News; Gavin Esler, former presenter of Newsnight; Jon Snow, presenter of Channel 4 News, Mark Thompson, former Director General of the BBC, Alex Crawford three times RTS TV journalist of the year, Stephanie Flanders former Economics Editor BBC, Stuart Ramsay Sky News chief Correspondent, and Faisal Islam Political Editor Sky News.
The Centre's graduates work for the Daily Mail, The Sun, Sky News, Sky Sports, the Jeremy Vine Show, CNN, Euronews, BBC Persian, the Financial Times, This is Money, KMTV and a wide range of local and regional newsrooms.