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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

Journalism and Publishing study

Journalism and Publishing Department icon Our courses offer you the chance to learn the skills and knowledge you need to be a professional journalist or publisher.

Studying journalism you will learn news and feature writing, visual storytelling such as video journalism, and essential digital skills for this technological age. You will also gain a critical insight into the context in which modern day journalists operate You will learn about the ever-changing world of the media from our experienced teaching team that includes award-winning journalists. You will be encouraged to develop your journalistic skills with a strong emphasis on practice.

Speakers from industry visit weekly to share insider knowledge about working in today's industries. You will work on live publishing and journalism projects that will develop your skills through hands-on experience. Our unrivalled publishing archives open up rich opportunities for original research;

Kingston's Journalism and Publishing department has been recognised for its excellence and every year student feedback emphasises the quality of our teaching and the approachability of staff. At Kingston, we put the student experience first among our priorities.

Our students have one of the highest employment rates in the country with many going on to high profile careers in the media.

Meet Stephanie Stafford: Kingston Magazine Journalism graduate, feature writer at Boots Health and Beauty magazine and internship queen.

Personal Tutor Scheme

The journalism teaching team started the personal tutoring scheme that is now used by the whole University and is committed to providing the support you need to survive and succeed. We pride ourselves on our approachability and readiness to help. The personal tutor scheme, designed to help you from your very first week, is the embodiment of this commitment. Your personal tutor will work with you throughout your time at Kingston, providing support in your learning, your personal development and in developing your career aspirations. Our personal tutorial scheme offers guidance through your studies and is just part of the extensive individual feedback you will receive.

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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)