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    anyone?????????
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    I'm in the same boat, graduating soon and not really knowing 'what I should do' in terms of education.

    I think both of the MAs you are thinking of are very different and it seems like you haven't really made up your mind. After all I've read about postgraduate studies, I think you should be very focused and know for sure you want to study a particular Master (especially if you take out a postgraduate loan for it!). Perhaps you should take a year out, get some jobs/internships in broadcast journalism (newspaper? radio? etc) and gain some work experience in those fields you are interested in.

    During my undergrad, I was interested in so many different postgraduate studies, and now I'm not even sure I would want to study those. So it's a wise decision you should make without hurrying. Good luck!
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    Rather than do a MA in something such as journalism - you would be far better off getting a job in the field and practical experience. Work experience would be valued more by an employer !
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    (Original post by DoctorDC)
    Rather than do a MA in something such as journalism - you would be far better off getting a job in the field and practical experience. Work experience would be valued more by an employer !
    this basically. A masters in journalism isn't something you want really, not without work experience at least. If you can't get a job, then pack your bags and head off somewhere and work freelance for a bit.There are plenty of shorter/cheaper courses run by the NCTJ (or something) these might be better options than the masters.

    Have you done any journalism related work while at uni?
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    (Original post by boredasf)
    should i be more realistic and aim for teaching? teaching is my last resort tbh
    Behold, the British education system.
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    (Original post by JavaScriptMaster)
    Behold, the British education system.
    Don't forgot 'I want long holidays' also
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    Teaching shouldn't be a last resort, it should be something you have a calling to do. Many people have a long career and as part of semi-retirement they go and teach to offer their experience and knowledge to the new generation. Go after journalism if that's what you want in life. I've done part-time teaching within my flexible job role at a university. It's not easy, but it's something I've enjoyed alongside mantaining my personal career goals, because I love teaching others what I've learned on my journey so far.

    Sounds like you should go ahead and do your MA.
 
 
 
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