MA Journalism is an intense programme that prepares graduates for the dynamic
and competitive world of journalism and communications. It has the rare
advantage of dual accreditation by the National Council for the Training of
Journalism (NCTJ) and the British Journalism Training Council (BJTC).
This highly-regarded combination, along with our impressive work placement and
industry mentoring programmes, opens the doors to organisations including; the
BBC, ITV, The Express, Sky Sports and a whole network of local, regional and
national newspapers and radio stations.
Why study with us
Leeds Trinity is a small university with a big reputation, particularly when it comes to the quality of our journalism training.
Gold standard hands-on training. Our MA has rare dual accreditation by the National Council for the Training of Journalists and the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC). We believe that the best way to train to be a journalist, is by being a journalist, so we create opportunities that simulate the fast-paced newsroom environment with our four newsrooms, three radio studios and two TV studios.
Learn from the experts. All your lecturers are experienced journalists with in-depth knowledge and industry contacts. They come from a variety of backgrounds including; TV, radio, newspapers, magazines and digital media, from local to international media.
Industry placements. Gain vital industry experience with leading media organisations such as Sky, the BBC and ITV. Many of our students go on to work for their placement provider after graduating, contributing to our impressive 100% employment rate for our Journalism graduates.
Our MA Journalism Mentoring Programme connects every trainee with a successful industry mentor to provide bespoke careers advice, support and work placements for their Leeds Trinity journalism trainees.