is there any joint master degree in journalism and another subject in the uk ? Watch

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I'm from France and I'm going to be a 3rd year undergraduate student. I plan on moving to the UK next year to do my master degree and then work there and not return to France lol. I'm going to apply to universities in Glasgow and Manchester for either broadcast journalism or multimedia journalism, but recently I've been thinking and came to the conclusion that I'd like something else to learn, I mean journalism is something I'd really like to do, but I feel like having knowledge about another subject would be beneficial for job prospects.

I'm interested by anthropology as well as international relations / politics, but I can't seem to find any master degree which combines journalism and any of these two subjects, or even any other subject at all. Do you know if any joint master degree exist in the UK ?
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(Original post by kiwi94)
Do you know if any joint master degree exist in the UK ?
A joint masters, unless it's in a particularly widely studied area with a plethora of inter-disciplinary work, simply wouldn't make sense. An MA (MSc, MPhil) is supposed to give you a high degree of concentrated knowledge in one area. A masters focusing on two subjects would defeat the entire purpose of the masters.

This is why there are no joint PhD programs either.

Some places offer a joint program in journalism and international relations. But these aren't common; and often, when these are at US Universities, it's actually a dual degree program.
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Masters degrees tend to be so specialised that they don't tend to feature two different subjects.

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