|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 Multimedia Journalism sets graduates from a wide range of backgrounds on to a career path in the news industry. You learn to report for newspapers, websites, radio and television to a professional standard, while completing the National Council for the Training of Journalists' (NCTJ) Diploma in Journalism. Study at the only UK university which is co-located with a professional TV station, with opportunities for paid internships and invaluable work experience.
Before he sat his exams, Multimedia Journalism graduate Kishan had got a job as a researcher for ITV's Peston on Sunday.
MA graduate Chloé Perceval is now a Communications Manager at non-profit organisation Freedom For All.
The Centre for Journalism leads the way for employability in the news industry. You learn to report for newspapers, websites, radio and television using state-of-the-art technology.
The programme assumes no previous training in journalism. It is designed to convert knowledge gained through undergraduate studies in humanities, sciences and social sciences into a journalistic specialism. Your tutors are award-winning journalists with experience in local, national and international news and leading academics in law and politics. You will study for the National Council for the Training of Journalists' (NCTJ) Diploma in Journalism and produce a portfolio of eye-catching, strikingly original stories. Optional modules may include political journalism, reporting conflict, sports journalism, travel journalism, television production and advanced multimedia storytelling.
Recent guest speakers at the Centre include Sophie Ridge, Senior Political Correspondent Sky News, Amol Rajan, Media Editor of the BBC; Ed Conway, Economics Editor Sky News; Alex Crawford three times RTS TV journalist of the year; John Humphrys presenter BBC Radio 4's Today Programme 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.