• Technical skills are useful in journalism: apply sub-editing skills to social media, get familiar with analytics, and keep an eye on a good story.

    Anna Leach
    Editor of Ampp3d
    The Mirror

    Anna Leach
  • Three days after the end of the course, I landed a job at the paper’s Karachi pages: there was an advertisement in the newspaper and I just applied.

    Tooba Masood
    Subeditor
    Express Tribune

    Tooba Masood
  • I still work with fellow course members, or run into them. Many now work at major news institutions such as The Times, Telegraph and BBC.

    Ajesh Patalay
    Features Commissioning Editor
    Harpers Bazaar

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  • I use skills that I learnt on my MA every day without really thinking about it. I got used to being very busy and doing a bit of everything.

    Emily Jupp
    Social media journalist
    The Independent and The i

    Emily Jupp
  • I chose Goldsmiths because some senior Pakistani journalists advised me that Goldsmiths is the best choice for media studies.

    Ansar Abbasi
    Investigations Editor
    The News

    Ansar Abbasi
  • Not many people come out of a degree and say this is what I want to do and then happen to work in that field straight away really, so its very lucky.

    Alan Dymock
    Features writer
    Rugby World

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Journalism at Goldsmiths University of London

PPA accreditors said: “There is nothing to be improved on. We can’t find fault with this course!” Goldsmiths’ Journalism MA covers everything from online news to digital methods and magazine production. It is taught by highly skilled industry professionals and students are encouraged to consider the place of ethical journalism in a changing society.

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Goldsmiths’ Journalism MA covers everything from online news to digital methods and magazine production. It is taught by highly skilled industry professionals and students are encouraged to consider the place of ethical journalism in a changing society.

This course is accredited by the Periodical Publishers Association. In 2014 they commended us on:

  • The passion of the course team – clearly wanting the best for students
  • Sticking to low numbers and interviewing candidates, which assures the a quality of both the students and their experience
  • Focusing on building students’ knowledge, skills, practice and confidence
  • Understanding that being fully conversant with what’s going on industry is crucial to a successful course
  • Making smart use of contacts
  • EastLondonLines – live, proper journalism

They said:There is nothing to be improved on. We can’t find fault with this course!

For more on the MA Journalism programme

Goldsmiths provides a range of journalism post-graduate courses: MA Digital Journalism, MATV Journalism, MA Radio. We also have undergraduate degrees: BA Journalism and Media and Communications [which includes a course in magazine journalism].

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