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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Kingston University
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT1 2EE

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000

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Welcome to Journalism, Publishing and Media

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Our philosophy

We believe in the need for qualified journalists and publishers to report, investigate, analyse and entertain. With the huge technological changes taking place in the media world the need for skilled, reflective journalists and publishers has never been greater. Our courses aim to produce these thoughtful and adept professionals to bear witness, examine and verify information in a digital age.

Journalism and Publishing Department icon Our Journalism and Publishing courses provide you with a variety of traditional and new media skills and knowledge to prepare you for a career in these industries. Our graduates can be found plying their trade around the world, whether it is in newspapers, magazines,TV or radio, digital media or in related industries such as PR, publishing or advertising.

Our staff are top practitioners in their fields and you will learn from the best, honing and practising your skills in our dedicated industry-standard newsrooms and production offices. You also have the opportunity to undertake work experience and internships in London, the hub of the UK's media industry, supported by our award-winning work placement scheme.

We offer an immersive experience. You will work on live publishing and journalism projects that will develop your skills through hands-on experience. The River Newspaper made by our final year undergraduate students has been nominated several times for Publication of the Year in the Guardian Student Media Awards and won the top prize in 2010.

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7.00pm, Monday, 20 November 2017
St Dunstan and All Saints Church, Stepney High Street, London

As part of Being Human: a Festival of the Humanities

    • Leibniz: Monadology  —  23 November 2017  —  Hosted by the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy.
    • Writers' Centre Kingston: Travelling  —  23 November 2017  —  Writer's Centre Kingston is a literary cultural centre dedicated to creative writing in all its forms, with an annual programme of events from talks to workshops and festivals.

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National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ)
MA Journalism is accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ)

PPA Careers
MA Magazine Journalism is accredited by the Professional Publishers Association (PPA)