The Investigative Journalism MA at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU), in collaboration with Channel 4, continues to launch the careers of its graduates six years after its inception.
The program, as an outcome of the partnership between DMU and one of the country’s most prestigious broadcasters, Channel 4, provides students with the specialized knowledge and abilities necessary for a successful career in investigative video journalism.
- The Investigative Journalism MA at DMU is continuously launching its graduates’ careers six years after its inception.
- The program is the result of a collaboration between DMU and Channel 4, one of the country’s most respected broadcasters.
- The national broadcaster has endorsed and produced DMU’s Investigative Journalism MA program.
DMU’s Investigative Journalism MA is endorsed by and produced in collaboration with the national broadcaster.
The training, which was created by industry experts, covers skills such as conducting in-depth research, processing complex data, comprehending financial information, and working undercover.
DMU investigative journalism students learn numerous investigative approaches, such as using the Freedom of Information Act, data journalism, and financial journalism, after a strong background in media law, regulation, and ethics.
It covers practical filming and editing skills, as well as other crucial skills such as in-depth research, unpicking financial information, working undercover, and understanding media law.
Students also learn how to utilize specialized camera equipment and how to plan, shoot, and edit their own footage in order to create broadcast-quality journalistic films that meet industry standards.
The program instructors can use their link with Channel 4 to find suitable work experience positions and professional mentors for DMU students.
Recent graduates have gone on to work for national and international news and current affairs broadcasters such as the BBC and Channel 4, as directors, presenters, correspondents, and researchers.
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