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Specialise in Journalism for your Master of Management at Massey
The Master of Management (Journalism) is a qualification for those who are wanting to prepare for a career in journalism or those who have already been in the industry and are interested in specialising.
Who is it for?
You might already have an undergraduate degree in another field, but wish to get into journalism. You’ll get a basic grounding in the subject before taking on an internship giving you practical experience in the workplace.
Or you have already been working in the field but want to upskill. You might be doing general reporting but are interested in becoming a political reporter or getting into audio-visual reporting. You may wish to take courses in management or finance, for instance.
The Master of Management in Journalism is flexible so you can study either on campus or via distance learning. The qualification can be studied part time or full time.
You’ll be in demand
The skills you learn with the Master of Management (Journalism) will be more current and relevant to the news media industry. To graduate, you’ll need to fulfil 60 credits, which can involve placement in a newsroom.
Our lecturers all have industry experience, from radio and television broadcasting to media companies, so you’ll be working with the best.
A Master of Management in Journalism is a good fit if you:
are aiming for a more senior role in the newsroom
have a different qualification but are wanting to get into journalism
want practical experience in news reporting.
All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.
To enter the Master of Management (Journalism) you will:
have been awarded or qualified for a relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification, having achieved a grade average of at least B- in the highest level courses, or
have been awarded or qualified for a Postgraduate Diploma in Business with a B- grade average, or equivalent.
If you have a Postgraduate Diploma in Business as outlined above, you may apply for credit towards Part One of the qualification, in a single subject. Credit may be awarded in in accordance with the limits specified in the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations. If you are granted credit, the degree will be awarded without a subject.
You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.
English language requirements
To study the Master of Management (Journalism) you must have achieved and academic IELTS of at least 7.0 in all bands, or an equivalent TOEFL score, or other evidence that is acceptable to the Massey Business School, if English is not your first language.
English language requirements - To study the Master of Management (Journalism) you must have achieved and academic IELTS of at least 7.0 in all bands, or an equivalent TOEFL score, or other evidence that is acceptable to the Massey Business School, if English is not your first language.