Magazine Journalism 1 (60 credits):
- Magazine Journalism: Principles and Practice 1
Learn the practice of magazine journalism, from interviewing to opinion writing to shaping feature packages, via mobile platforms and social media integrated workshops with a team of fellow trainee and professional magazine journalists live from our Media Hub.
- Essential Media Law and Regulation
Prepare yourself for the profession of magazine journalism with our widely praised media law and regulation lecturers and seminars with ex-Grazia Deputy Editor Carole Watson.
Understand the language and practice of how magazines launch, restyle and become viable print and online businesses in the changing media landscape. You will conceptualise your own magazine brand and pitch ideas to a panel of leading magazine experts in the region.
Magazine Journalism 2 (60 credits):
- Magazine Journalism: Principles and Practice 2
Build on your skills with advanced training in photography, mobile journalism, magazine design and production, and the investigative craft of going deeper into your specialist areas whatever they might be, from fashion to film to music to travel.
Preparation for the notorious NCTJ Reporting exam, this module hones your everyday craft of finding sources and getting the angle under time pressure while paying attention to SEO, analytics and social media, run as live news days in our Media Hub. Always relevant for magazine journalists who will need to know how to find a good story and report to deadline.
- Media Ethics and Research
Enjoy immersing yourself within the complex world of media ethics and focus your analytical and investigative skills on a mini-dissertation project tailored to your own interests, working with key media lecturers such as John Price, and journalism professionals such as Rob Lawson (ex-Sunderland Echo), to fully explore the interrelation of media and society.
Magazine Journalism 3 (60 credits):
- You will complete a supervised dissertation on a topic of your choice, or you will complete a practical project which can be either a series of articles, a magazine, a newspaper or a website. As the culmination of the course, it will build on all the skills and knowledge that you have gained in the previous stages.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.