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Course overview

Working as a music journalist can be your backstage pass to the best gigs, the biggest festivals, and the most spectacular club nights on the planet.  The Music Journalism degree at Chester will give you the best possible start into this fabulous world of words and music. From early on in you course you could hear from professional writers from a range of genres, and have the opportunity to start writing and publishing reviews.

  • Parkgate Road Campus, Chester
3 Years

Why Study Music Journalism with us?

Music professionals are involved at every stage of this degree, which focuses on real-world experiences and opportunities in music writing. Our students have enjoyed placements at Mojo and Mixmag, and our graduates have found staff positions at NME and Kerrang!

Media Learning

Parkgate Road Campus, Chester

Our historic Parkgate Road Campus in Chester has offered a wide range of courses since opening in 1839. It’s situated only a short walk from the lively city centre, and provides a friendly, secure and supportive environment in which to live and study.

Our on-campus facilities include a Learning Resource Centre, modern lecture theatres, open-access computer facilities, state-of-the-art science/skills/language laboratories, a range of catering outlets, the £2 million Chester Students’ Union centre and CSU bar/club, bookshop, chapel and faith space, cashpoint and launderette.

Because university life is not just about getting a degree, social and leisure activities are an important and long-established part of life at our Chester sites. On-campus sports facilities include a fully equipped sports hall, gym, swimming pool, squash and tennis courts, sprint track, floodlit 3G multi-use pitch and floodlit astroturf pitch.

Most of our student accommodation is also on or near campus. The campus also boasts an abundance of green space, and beautifully kept gardens, which provide you with an exciting environment in which to live and study.


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We offer different opportunities for you to visit us throughout the year


Open Days 2017

Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.

Chester Dates

  • Saturday 28th October (MA Art Therapy only)
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