Masters degrees in journalism studies and communication

There's a reason why Sheffield's taught postgraduate degrees in journalism, media and communication are famous in the industry and loved by our students. It's because we show journalism's bigger picture.

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Our staff come from a range of backgrounds. They are top in their field, whether in TV, radio or digital news. They've broken big stories, lived through the digital revolution, and have helped to shape it. They are committed to helping the next generation of journalists to excel. 

Sheffield is a research-intensive Russell Group university, which means our staff are also renowned academics. They have researched and written famous textbooks on the history of journalism, on media ethics and law, on news and propaganda. They have worked with the United Nations to defend journalism and media freedom around the world.

This means our graduates understand the significance of the work they do. They see journalism's bigger picture, and know that society depends on free journalism practised well. This makes them the best journalists, media researchers and communications professionals. Their studies have inspired them to produce world-class work that is rigorous, ethical and engaging. Join us and you could follow in their footsteps.


MA Broadcast Journalism and MA Journalism are accredited by the UK's professional bodies for journalism, the Broadcast Journalism Training Council and National Council for the Training of Journalists respectively. These represent a key guarantee of quality to employers. 


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Please note: we regularly review our degree courses to keep up-to-date with a rapidly changing media industry. Information given here about courses is correct when published but may changed without notice at any time. Please ask us if you need to know more

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A masters from Sheffield means in-depth knowledge, advanced skills and the confidence to achieve your ambitions.