I mastered journalism theory by analysing news reports

Global Journalism MA graduate Siyu Chen
Siyu Chen
Postgraduate researcher
Global Journalism MA
2018
Siyu Chen's precious year at Sheffield gave her the knowledge and experience to continue her studies at PhD level and win scholarship funding.

Hello, everyone! I am Siyu Chen and I am a graduate of the University of Sheffield with MA Global Journalism. At present, I am studying for a PhD at the Centre for Women’s Studies, the University of York and my research area is about media and gender.

I really appreciate the precious year I spent at the Department of Journalism Studies in Sheffield because I gained a lot. From 2017 to 2018, I mastered a lot of news theory knowledge, analysed a lot of impressive news reports, and more importantly, I met many responsible teachers and lovely classmates.

Siyu Chen at an academic conference
Siyu Chen puts her knowledge to work at an academic conference

From 2017 to 2018, I mastered a lot of news theory knowledge, analysed a lot of impressive news reports, and I met many responsible teachers and lovely classmates

Siyu Chen

Global Journalism MA graduate


Here, I not only won the valuable International Journalism Week competition opportunity and achieved a good result of the second prize, but also served as a poster translator for our International Journalism Week. These small achievements provided me with a valuable foundation for applying for a doctoral degree and helped me get a fully funded scholarship from the University of York.

For those who want to apply for MA Global Journalism at the University of Sheffield, I must say that you are making a wise choice! I hope that you can make full use of your precious time at the Department of Journalism Studies. Let a variety of courses bring you a broad perspective on journalism and help you get a brighter future.

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