Ulster University - Coleraine


Course Name Journalism
Course Provider Ulster University - Coleraine
Course Code 26517 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Coleraine
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2019
Application Date Application is through the University's online application system.
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Duration Attendance

Semesters 1 and 2; attendance can be 9-5 at least 3 days a week. Semester 3 is spent on placement, and completion of the dissertation.
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Entry Requirements Entry Requirements

At least a 2.2 at degree level. Other professional experience will be considered.

English Language Requirements

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 7.0 . Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
Course Content


NCTJ accredited Journalism course with a strong record of graduate employment in the news industry.


This programme provides comprehensive training in the skills needed to enter the journalism profession internationally and is a...

Subjects Taught

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Reporting in a Digital Age 1
This module introduces students to foundational skills in newsgathering and reporting, feature writing, research, and basic sub-editing and design using desktop publishing software. Students will produce a po...

Careers or Further Progression Career options

Print, online and broadcast journalism.
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