• 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
  • I’d always thought I’d end up as a newspaper reporter or political lobbyist, but a year at Goldsmiths allowed me to explore other options.

    Lena De Casparis
    Culture Director
    Elle magazine

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  • 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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  • At the early stages of your career make yourself available and keep plugging away. If you’re good enough, opportunities will come your way.

    Andrew Ellson
    Deputy Home Editor
    The Times

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  • My advice for prospective journalists would be: make sure you’ve got a voice and people know you’re someone who can get hold of information.

    Dan Lloyd
    Multimedia Producer and Print Journalist
    The Times and The Sunday Times

    Dan Lloyd

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.

About Us

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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