MA Arts and Lifestyle Journalism

United Kingdom
Dates flexible
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Course Fee

Course Overview

Course summary:

MA Arts and Lifestyle Journalism will equip you with the advanced skills you'll need for a successful career in journalism.

Five reasons to apply:

  • This is the only arts and lifestyle journalism course in the country.
  • It is a multimedia course committed to explore experimentation and creativity within journalism; we are not a news journalism course.
  • Graduates have gone on to work in established media, for places such as The Guardian, Hole and Corner and Artnet, amongst others.
  • We place emphasis on learning practical skills and developing a personal voice, informed by reflection and critical theory.
  • The course is part of the Media School at LCC; you'll benefit from being part of a community that spans the disciplines of publishing, advertising, public relations, media communications, photography, and journalism.

Who should take this course

Anyone Interested.

Course content

Course details:

MA Arts and Lifestyle Journalism covers journalism about fine art, contemporary art and mass and popular culture including painting, music, photography, literature, cinema, travel, celebrity culture. The course encourages a rigorous journalistic approach, with a focus on ethical, international and professional standards. Situated in the heart of the city, London College of Communication is the ideal place to study this dynamic branch of journalism. Guided by tutors with professional and multi-platform experience (gained at national newspapers, websites, the BBC and Sky TV), you'll develop key practical journalistic skills and learn how to apply them to your particular area of interest. You will also attend sessions and events with industry guest speakers; in the past, names have included Bruno Bayley, editor of Vice UK (and a former student at LCC), and Jan Dalley, arts editor of the Financial Times, as well as journalists from a range of national newspapers and other publications

The course culminates in your producing a substantial piece of journalism in the medium or media of your choice.

Fees & Funding:

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About Course Provider

University of the Arts London (UAL) is Europe’s largest specialist art and design university. Its unique creative community is made up of six renowned Colleges, each with its own world-class reputation: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.

UAL is the world’s sixth best University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings 2018. Offering an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts, UAL is the main talent pipeline to the UK’s creative industries.

Home to a diverse community of over 18,000 students from 129 countries, UAL has a track record for launching and furthering careers. Our graduates can be found in every part and at every level of the creative and cultural sectors, from heads of global business to self-employed practitioners, and on shortlists for awards ranging from the Turner Prize to the Oscars.

Building on UAL’s association with some of the most original thinkers in the arts, students and staff are inspired to challenge convention, generate new ideas and nurture talent. Home to award-winning staff and students for more than a century, UAL’s Colleges are at the forefront of learning, creativity and practice in their specialist subjects. This close-knit College structure offers opportunities for learning and enquiry for people at all stages of their creative development.

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