Taught postgraduate degrees in journalism
Your perfect preparation for the modern newsroom
Journalism is changing. Make sure you're prepared. Take a one-year postgraduate degree at Sheffield and you'll be ready to enter a thrilling profession where the boundaries are shifting every year.
Digital technology is transforming the way news is produced and consumed. Meanwhile, Leveson and the phone hacking scandal mean a rigorous moral framework is needed for journalists to win back public trust.
At Sheffield our superb multimedia newsrooms offer the perfect preparation for the digital workplace. And our expert teaching staff include the leading authorities on journalistic ethics and law.
Interested? Read on to learn more.
Cutting-edge vocational courses
Our suite of four applied postgraduate courses are closely linked. You can specialise in one aspect of journalism – newspapers, broadcast, magazines or web – but you'll have the multimedia skills and underpinning knowledge to work across the breadth of modern newsrooms.
Take one of these cutting-edge courses and you'll get:
Use the links to the right to explore the content of these courses in greater depth – or find out how to apply.
Academic and analytical
Our MA courses in International Political Communication and Global Journalism have a strongly academic, analytical focus. This equips you for further study to PhD level, or for a career in political or public communication. The courses offer:
Your career outcomes
Nothing's certain in the current jobs market. But our masters degrees seem to help a lot. Graduates from our applied MA courses have secured jobs in newsrooms around the UK and abroad, in newspapers, radio and television, and on magazines and websites.
Our broadcast journalists have gone on to work for Sky News, BBC World Service, BBC World, Guardian Online, the Times, BBC local radio, independent radio, ITV Yorkshire, ITV Borders, the ITV News Trainee Scheme, BBC Watchdog, Russia Today, and Hunan TV in China, among others.
Which course is for you?
Explore our four applied postgraduate degrees
Masters degrees with academic focus