Bachelor's Degrees in Journalism

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Journalism

Journalism is the professional discipline that involves investigating and reporting events to the public or targeted audience through different forms of media. A Bachelor of Journalism integrates writing and media with ethics and law.

A Bachelor of Journalism allows specialization in areas such as multimedia, broadcast journalism, photojournalism, and print, which can include magazine, newspaper and editing.  Coursework for a Bachelor of Journalism will include focus on such topics as history of journalism, media theory, social impact, visual communications, web design, broadcast news, and investigative journalism, to name a few. Graduates with a Bachelor of Journalism will be prepared for entry-level positions in media, advertising, writing, editing, or photography.

If journalism is your passion, then a Bachelor of Journalism may be the degree waiting for you. Take a look through the options below and find the education that is the perfect fit for you!

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Bachelor of Communication (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years August 2015 Malaysia Selangor + 1 more

This programme will train students to analyse corporate communication issues from the academic and practical perspectives and train students to communicate effectively in the business world, be it local and global. [+]

Bachelor's Degrees in Journalism. Bachelor of Communication (Hons) Corporate Communication Professional Recognition: Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA) Intake: January / June / Sept/Dec Duration: 3 Years Fees: RM 33,050.00 Overview The programme aims to create well-rounded corporate executives with professional ethics and social skills that are of value to future employers, particularly in the area of communication, corporate social responsibility, investor relations, diplomacy, public relations, integrated marketing, and publicity and event management.The course provides students with a framework for understanding communication theories and processes in an organisational context. Key research, communication and media-handing skills are taught to enable students to handle challenging real-world projects from communication to delivery and subsequent evaluation. This programme will train students to analyse corporate communication issues from the academic and practical perspectives and train students to communicate effectively in the business world, be it local and global. Apart from this, students will be exposed to communication management and creative problem-solving strategies. Students will also be able to understand the role of ICT in corporate communication and use ICT to address corporate communication issues. Students will also be introduced to the concepts and principles of human behaviour, marketing, advertising, public relations, journalism, the media, management, design, and information technology. The lifelong learning skills provided by the programme enable the students to critically, objectively and analytically address complex problems or issues so as to work independently and manage time effectively. The aims, objectives and learning outcomes are made known to the students via briefing and brochure distribution during orientation week. Internally, brochures of the programme were distributed to the lecturers, and a poster will be posted on the notice board. The information is also posted in the faculty's website. Entry Requirements Pass Sijil Tinngi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) with minimum TWO (2) principals excluding Malaysian Studies, OR Pre-University program or its equivalent with minumum CGPA of 2.00, OR Related Diploma from recognized institutions with minumum CGPA of 2.00, AND A credit in Bahasa Malaysia at SPM level. Career Opportunity Employer: Ministry of Information Job Designation: Corporate Communication Officer, Public Relations Officer Employer: Government and IPTA/IPTS Job Designation: Corporate Communication Officer, Public Relations Officer, Diplomatic and Administrative Officer, Administrative Officer, Tutor, Lecturer, Research Officer Employer: Private Sectors Job Designation: Corporate Communication Officer, Public Relations Officer,Publicity and Event Officer/Manager, Marketing and Promotion Officer/Manager. Expected Salary Public Sector: Basis starting monthly salary is around RM 1,650; plus allowances (such as housing and entertainment) the total can amount to around RM 2,300. Private Sector: The amount of basic starting monthly salary can vary from the above amount. However, the total amount of monthly salary earned (inclusive of allowances) is subject to negotiation and which can be higher than that earned in the public sector. Journalism Professional Recognition: Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA) Intake: January / June / Sept/Dec Duration: 3 Years Fees: RM 34,050.00 Overview The programme aims to create well-rounded journalists with professional ethics and social skills that are of value to future employers, particularly in the area of media, communication, diplomacy, public relations and publicity. The course provides students with a framework for understanding journalism in a social platform. Key research, communication and media-handling skills are taught to enable students to handle the challenging world of journalism and the media industry. This programme will train students to analyse journalism issues and techniques from the academic and practical perspective and train students to be an effective media specialist in the world of information, local or globally. Apart from this, students will be exposed to communication management and creative problem-solving strategies. Students will also be able to understand the role of ICT in journalism and use ICT to address journalism issues. Entry Requirements Pass Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) with minimum TWO (2) principals excluding Malaysian Studies, Pre-University, Foundation programme or its equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.00, Related Diploma from recognised institutions with minimum CGPA of 2.00, A credit in Bahasa Malaysia at SPM level. Career Opportunity Employer:Private Sector / Media Organisations Designation:Journalist, Photographer, Producer, Sub-editor, Online Media,Blogger, Content Developer, Media Freelance, Media Officer, Corporate Communication Officer, Publicity and Event Officer/Manager, Marketing and Promotion Officer/Manager, Advertising Executive, Designer, Copywriter, TV & Radio Host, Newscaster, DJ and others. Employer: Government and IPTA/IPTS Designation: Tutor, Public Relations Officer, Diplomatic and Administrative Officer, Administrative Officer, Lecturer, Research Officer and others. Expected Salary Public Sector: Basis starting monthly salary is around RM 1,650; plus allowances (such as housing and entertainment) the total can amount to around RM 2,300. Private Sector: The amount of basic starting monthly salary can vary from the above amount. However, the total amount of monthly salary earned (inclusive of allowances) is subject to negotiation and which can be higher than that earned in the public sector. [-]

Bachelor in Communication Studies with a Mass Communication Concentration: Journalism

Campus Full time September 2015 USA Birmingham

The curriculum in journalism is designed to prepare students for work with newspapers, magazines and company publications. [+]

The Department of Communication Studies is concerned with human interaction and communication in all of its forms. The department offers concentrations in Communication Management and Mass Communication. Students interested in studying communication should consult the department chair or undergraduate coordinator as well as the requirements set by the College of Arts and Sciences. Major in Communication Studies with a Mass Communication Concentration The Mass Communication concentration allows students to specialize in journalism, broadcasting, or public relations. Minors are available in Mass Communication. A Minor is required for a degree in Mass Communication. Specializations Students interested in developing a concentration in mass communication may select from one of three specializations available in the department: journalism, broadcasting, or public relations. Students specializing in one of the mass communication specializations may also major or minor in communication management. Journalism The curriculum in journalism is designed to prepare students for work with newspapers, magazines and company publications. In addition to courses in writing, reporting, and editing, the journalism program frequently offers special courses aimed at meeting the media demands of Birmingham, its people, and its publications. [-]

Bachelor in Convergence Journalism

Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2015 USA Tulsa

The convergence journalism is one of the four major concentration areas in the media major. [+]

Bachelor's Degrees in Journalism. The convergence journalism is one of the four major concentration areas in the media major. The goals of the media major are to: - Develop skills in production and dissemination of material through the mass media (television, film, Web and journalism) which provide a foundation on which to build specific career skill - Provide a base for a wide range of vocational experiences in media centering on production, direction and management - Provide appropriate preparation for graduate study Journalism Concentration Overview ORU's media major in convergence journalism provides the best of theory and hands-on learning opportunities to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing media industry. The program trains students how to collect information and produce it for a variety of media platforms, from print publications such as newspapers and magazines to broadcast outlets on television, radio and Internet. Today's workforce requires journalists to be flexible and proficient in each medium, and this major is continually updated to equip graduates to be competitive in entering the competitive career field. Students will learn how to: report and write news and feature stories that meet professional standards produce radio and television broadcasts that reach live audiences beyond ORU publish a newspaper and magazine serving the ORU community, develop an online breaking news presence for 24/7 delivery on the Web meet fast-paced deadlines while maintaining accuracy and ethical standards Outcomes A concentration in convergence journalism can lead to a career as: - News reporters - News producers - Assignments editors - News reporters - News producers - Assignments editors - Television and radio anchors and hosts - Voice-over announcers and narrators - TV news photographers Graduates also pursue careers in the fields of: - Magazines - Publishing - Online media. What Do You Have To Look Forward To? Story production, editorials, copy editing, headlines, photo captions, page layouts, reaching radio, television and live audiences...jump in and get your hands dirty...experience convergent journalism. Want more real-life opportunities? Join the Oracle, ORU's award-winning student newspaper or the staff of the Perihelion, ORU's award-winning yearbook. [-]

Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2015 Australia Melbourne

This program's combination of theory and practice is highly respected by the news media industry and by journalism academics around the country... [+]

Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)

RMIT delivers one of Australia's most highly regarded university journalism qualifications and is the first choice journalism program in Victoria. This program's combination of theory and practice is highly respected by the news media industry and by journalism academics around the country. Our graduates continue to gain work opportunities despite the increasingly competitive employment environment.As part of your studies, you'll take part in live radio bulletins for community radio as well as a news and current affairs program for community television. You will also work on ‘City Journal’, a print and online newspaper produced by journalism students.On campus, your studies will be conducted in purpose-built, world class facilities led by industry experts and journalism academics with strong local and international experience, which will prove invaluable when looking for internship placements.You will graduate with a substantial portfolio of work relevant to the various and constantly-evolving platforms of contemporary journalism.... [-]


Degree In Journalism

Campus Full time 4 years September 2015 Spain Santander + 1 more

A new social and economic outlook led by the media, requires versatile and capable of critical analysis to provide new knowledge and innovative experiences professionals. In the field of journalism, the strong impact of information and communications technology requires professionals who can adapt to a context characterized by the emergence of new digital media ... [+]

Bachelor's Degrees in Journalism. Degree in Journalism A new social and economic outlook led by the media, requires versatile and capable of critical analysis to provide new knowledge and innovative experiences professionals. In the field of journalism, the strong impact of information and communications technology requires professionals who can adapt to a context characterized by the emergence of new digital media, social networks, websites, among others. Journalists should be prepared for the use of emergency access, processing and dissemination of information. With the intention to train professional present and future, the European Atlantic University's acquisition of student competency in arises: Journalistic writing information to various media: press, radio, television and internet. Analysis of communication processes. Ciberperiodismo. Photojournalism. Research and Specialized Journalism. Design and creation of multimedia products. Journalistic documentation. Advertising and audiovisual communication. Professional Outings This degree provides knowledge to practice: Journalist in different media (print, audiovisual and multimedia). Director of documentaries, news reports and television news content. Editor of news reporting for various media. Editor for media and corporate communications. Manager and editor of multimedia content. Professional press offices and press officer in public and private Host informative programs Bilingual education Currently, one of the essential tools in international communication, and the key that opens the possibilities to find a good job both in Spain and abroad, is English. In our country, 80% of the job offers longer require an excellent command of the language and, in many cases, this criterion is imposed over others as the record or career. That is why the European Atlantic University students in all grades from sophomore studying English as a compulsory subject, and from pursuing third year also complete courses in this language. For the previous level of English is not a barrier to access to education, UNEATLANTICO provides personalized instruction, especially during the first year so that all students achieve a sufficient English language skills to successfully overcome those subjects of the career. Thus, regardless of their level of English starting with a global support plan based on mentoring, specific materials and very small working groups, students can follow the lessons in a Spanish / English bilingual system and progressively end bilingual skills will be acquired for the exercise of their profession. Practice your Profession The Campus of the European Atlantic University is designed for students to put into practice his profession from the first year. Thus, the University has modern facilities and well equipped where work environments are reproduced: radio studios, television studios, controls realization, postproduction room, photo lab, lighting and sound, language school and computer rooms. The teaching team encourages college students to get involved in campus life, guides them to put projects and ideas that enable them to develop their career from day one up. The educational model is not limited to meet the curricular activities of the students but to ensure their theoretical and practical training and the full involvement of students in their professional environment. Moreover, the University has many internship agreements with companies from different sectors that complement the university learning and promote the development of generic skills that are needed to them when choosing a job. Teachers, tutors are responsible for guiding and supervising the work of students and thus promote the optimization of contact with the business world. Students collaborate in the digital newspaper of the University, participate in a weekly radio program, develop communication strategies through social networks, news programs made for television, etc. The European Atlantic University helps you to implement your dreams. [-]

Bachelor in Journalism Information

Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2015 Portugal Coimbra

The 1st cycle in Journalism Information aims to train individuals capable of performing activities in the media area, specifically within the Journalism and Audiovisual. The graduate must acquire specific skills - covered in the [+]

As this program is taught entirely in Portuguese, candidates must be able to speak and write Portuguese or be willing to learn the language. The 1st cycle in Journalism Information aims to train individuals capable of performing activities in the media area, specifically within the Journalism and Audiovisual. The graduate must acquire specific skills - covered in the scientific basis of the specialty, and additional optional in this curriculum - to work on communication companies, occupying various positions in the structure of the media in the areas of Information, Production and Direction. It also aims to promote synergies with local and national media and communication companies, in order to enable an effective approach to professional reality and the entry of "products" developed by students as part of the practical disciplines. PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Press, Radio, Tv, Cyberjournalism, Photojournalism, Television Production and Direction, Script Writing, Offices for Communication and Image. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS International candidates must fulfill one of the following conditions: - To hold a qualification that gives them the right to apply and access to higher education in the country where it was obtained. The document to be submitted must state the final classification and must be validated by the competent authority of that country. - To hold a diploma of Portuguese secondary education or an equivalent degree. The latter case requires the submission of a document that proofs the equivalence of the non-Portuguese course to the Portuguese education system, stating the final classification. The following applies only to local Portuguese candidates: - To have a high school degree or similar. - To have done the entrance exams established for the respective pair establishment/course (11 History, 13 English, 18 Portuguese) - To have obtained in each of the established exams for the pair establishment/course the demanded minimum mark (95 points on a scale of 0 to 200) - To have obtained on the application mark the demanded minimum mark (95 points on a scale of 0 to 200); - The application mark is obtained from the following formula: Final high school mark or equivalent 50% Entrance exam mark 50% - The conditions covered by Decree-Law 296-A/98 of September 25, altered by Decree-Laws no. 99/99 of March 30, 26/2003 of February 7, 76/2004 of March 27, 158/2004 of June 30, 147 -A/2006 of July 31, 40/2207 of February 20 and 45/2007 of February 23, and by Decree-Law 90/2008 of May 30 are applied. [-]

Bachelor in Television Production

Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2015 Hungary Budapest

Students at the Television Production program acquire the complex skills and comprehensive knowledge necessary to produce television programmes in various formats. The courses also offer a solid grounding in editing, reporting, anchoring and broadcasting. [+]

Students at the Television Production program acquire the complex skills and comprehensive knowledge necessary to produce television programmes in various formats. The courses also offer a solid grounding in editing, reporting, anchoring and broadcasting.

 

Students study the basics of electronic cutting, learn the operating skills needed in TV studios and outside broadcast vehicles in addition to the use of mobile electronic solutions and applications.

 

Among many other tasks, our graduates are able to manage full news programmes and multi-venue live broadcasts. The aim is to train professionals competent in each stage of programme production who have a central role both as experts and as authentic persons on the screen. The customized learning and teaching approach enhance the improvement of those skills that best support individual talent. The program is designed for individuals who are interested in the world of television, who are creative in their thinking and selection of news stories and topics. They have critical insight, good communication skills and they are able to work alone or connect to and cooperate with teams.
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Bachelor of Journalism

Campus Full time 4 years September 2015 Canada Toronto + 1 more

Humber’s four-year Bachelor of Journalism degree program provides students with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for in-depth work as a journalist in a multi-platform digital environment. In addition to the traditional skills of researching, reporting and interviewing, you will learn how to bring together audio, text and video in a web-based environment to create compelling stories. Throughout the program you will be learning... [+]

Bachelor of Journalism Humber’s four-year Bachelor of Journalism degree program provides students with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for in-depth work as a journalist in a multi-platform digital environment. In addition to the traditional skills of researching, reporting and interviewing, you will learn how to bring together audio, text and video in a web-based environment to create compelling stories. Throughout the program you will be learning how to manage web-based content for both websites and hand-held devices. You will learn how to incorporate social media such as Facebook, Twitter and other interactive technologies into your work as a journalist. And you will study both the theoretical and practical aspects of journalism using the latest equipment in a newly constructed facility, the Humber Lakeshore Commons building. You will have access to industry-standard software and hardware and will be taught by instructors who will bring their industry experience into the classroom. At the same time, an emphasis will be placed on examining the history of journalism and the role of the journalist in society. You will also enhance and expand your knowledge through general education electives, which will be taken each semester. Our program has been designed with input from journalists and media professionals to ensure the curriculum is current and provides the skills necessary for employment. Your Career Technology, the Internet and social media have forever changed how information is created and shared. In the digital age, journalists have far more reach than ever before, as news organizations experiment with innovative ways to tell stories and shape opinions using a range of media across multiple platforms. Humber’s Bachelor of Journalism degree program puts you on the inside track to this challenging and fast-paced profession. When you graduate, you will be ready to experience the thrill of reporting on important local, national and international matters and the reward of keeping audiences up-to-date with informative, compelling stories. You will reflect the world back to audiences across today’s multimedia spectrum, where information can be accessed through print, broadcast, the web and mobile media. Reporting live from the scene of breaking news, you will learn to craft informative stories about current affairs and put issues and trends into context with insightful analysis. In addition to journalism, you will have the skills to pursue a career as a web content producer, media relations manager, editor, communications specialist and researcher, as well as a variety of positions relating to digital media production. Our Industry Partnerships Industry partners include CBC TV and Radio, The FAN 590, 680News, CFRB, CTV, TSN, CHTV, Rogers TV, TV Ontario, A Channel Barrie, National Post, Toronto Sun, Toronto Star, Transcontinental Magazines, Metroland Newspapers, Business Information Group, the Ontario Community Newspaper Association and The Canadian Daily Newspaper Association. Partners provide input on program curriculum and offer placements. Admission Requirements To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 per cent Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics (MCR3U, MCF3M, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent) minimum 60 per cent Four Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent or Mature student status or College or university transfer status All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy. Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission. Students who do not possess Grade 11 or Grade 12 Math at the U or M level, or who have achieved a grade below 60 per cent may be considered for admission. Student will be required to successfully complete a math equivalency course during their first year at Humber. Additional course fees will apply. [-]

Bachelor in Journalism

Campus Full time September 2015 USA Poughkeepsie

The journalism program is designed to stir the student's spirit of curiosity, resourcefulness and concern about the issue of the day. Students practice the fundamentals of thorough news gathering and concise writing while they also study the history, literature and law of their field. [+]

Bachelor's Degrees in Journalism. The Communication degree has concentrations in Advertising, Communication Studies, Public Relations, and Sports Communication. The journalism program is designed to stir the student's spirit of curiosity, resourcefulness and concern about the issue of the day. Students practice the fundamentals of thorough news gathering and concise writing while they also study the history, literature and law of their field. In upper-level courses they can explore the growing diversity of journalism. In television and radio news courses, students take their new skills into the studio, to incorporate the sights and sounds of news events in their reports. In the new area of multimedia reporting, students use computer technology to research, write and display their stories, connecting to audiences worldwide. The program also offers courses in feature writing, specialized reporting areas and readings from journalism's literary side. [-]

B.A in Radio, Television and Cinema

Campus Full time 4 years September 2015 Turkey Istanbul

The program offers courses in the fields of radio, television, and cinema, with professional concentrations in camerawork, sound, lighting, scriptwriting, directing and news reporting. A number of television programs are produced at Kadir Has University, giving the students the opportunity to develop their technical skills through hands-on experience. [+]

“We aim to provide our students, who will be the next generation to produce, promote, and distribute products in the cultural domain, with the tools to nurture their talents by teaching them the theory as well as practice of “seeing” and “showing.” As such, we especially value creating a balance between the theoretical and the practical in our curriculum. With the support of our academic staff as well as leading professionals who teach in the department, our students have the opportunity to develop themselves in the main fields of Radio, Television, and Cinema, both on a theoretical level, and in professional concentrations such as film and television production, directing, scriptwriting, cinematography, editing, and sound design. Our graduates are employed in Turkey’s booming fields of television, film production and advertising.” Asst. Prof. Melis Behlil, Department Head [-]

Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communications

Campus Full time August 2015 Kyrgyzstan Bishkek

Journalism and Mass Communications is the practice of investigation and reporting of events, issues, and trends to a broad audience. [+]

Bachelor's Degrees in Journalism. Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communications WHAT IS JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS? Journalism and Mass Communications is the practice of investigation and reporting of events, issues, and trends to a broad audience. While journalism focuses on the written product (e.g. news­paper articles), mass communications involve a broad range of publications from writing to broadcasting. ABOUT US The AUCA Journalism and Mass Communication Department has been training and educating competent media professionals since 1997. The Program’s graduates have proved their professionalism working as reporters, staff writers, editors, public relations and communications specialists. They succeed in many organizations such as NTS TV, NBT TV, Pyramida TV, 5 Kanal, Raketa TV, Vecherny Bishkek daily, Internews, Helvetas, Swiss cooperation in Central Asia, Associated Press, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, international organizations such as Soros Foundation, Eurasia Foundation and the like. A number of JMC graduates continued their studies in leading American and European universities and some of them returned to their alma mater to teach in the department. In June 2012, the Journalism and Mass Communications Department received a five-year license to prepare specialists in journalism and mass communications field. The Journalism and Mass Communications Program has also been accepted to receive accreditation with Bard College (USA). It created an opportunity for the students to obtain a US-accredited degree and make their education more competitive, not only in Central Asian market but in the global one as well. Currently the Journalism and Mass Communications Program offers courses in such high-demand areas as public relations, advertising, mass culture and media/communication studies. In 2012 Journalism and Mass Communications Department has received a technical grant from American Schools & Hospitals Abroad Program of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) consisting of new Mac workstations, HP workstations, MacBooks as well as professional Canon photo cameras and professional video cameras JVC. In fall 2012 Journalism and Mass Communications Department has established a new multimedia center with all equipment available for students of Journalism and Mass Communications Program to master techniques of producing video and audio. YOUR POSSIBILITIES The department is committed to teaching students the skills and the tools of journalism and mass communications field to meet the highest standards of the industry. The Program helps students develop abilities to think critically, to communicate clearly, to understand the ethical dimensions of the decisions they make, and to fully recognize the role of media in a free society. JMC offers students facilities and resources to develop hands-on journalistic skills along with their regular course work. The students benefit from AUCA TV where they develop and hone their reporting skills. They also practice writing and producing the student newspaper The New Star. Others gain experience through hands-on practice at the AUCA Public Relations Office. Some students contribute to production of the Alumni Magazine. The new multimedia center with modern equipment is open for all students of the department to master their skills in photo, video and audio. The Program will continue streamlining its structure and content in the upcoming years to keep up with rapidly changing media in the Central Asian region and the world. JMC works closely with different media outlets, organizing regular student meetings with media and PR professionals and providing tours to professional news facilities. The intent is to help students understand the conditions local journalists work in today and the news generation process. Such meetings also help students identify job opportunities and get work placement and internships. [-]

Bachelor of Journalism (Sport)

Campus Full time Part time 3 years March 2016 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Sports journalists need a specific set of skills that equip them to deliver accurate, rapid and well-informed assessments of sports news and events. [+]

Bachelor of Journalism (Sport) Course description

Sports journalists need a specific set of skills that equip them to deliver accurate, rapid and well-informed assessments of sports news and events. This career-oriented course aims to equip you with the skills you'll need for a career across various platforms in the complex field of sport media. The curriculum covers sport management, sport reporting, and sport media production. It provides thorough coverage of the media's role and operation, and extensive research, writing, communication and production work.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Bachelor of Journalism (Sport) (073292A)

Annual Tuition Fee (A$):22 750

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Bachelor of Journalism

Campus Full time Part time 3 years March 2016 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Contemporary journalism encompasses many formats and genres in print, broadcast and online media, offering many career options. [+]

Bachelor's Degrees in Journalism. Bachelor of Journalism Course description Contemporary journalism encompasses many formats and genres in print, broadcast and online media, offering many career options. Whether you're interested in writing about politics, technology, the arts or another specialist field, this course aims to hone skills in research, writing, editing and media production to prepare you for your dream career. It also aims to provide a thorough understanding of the media's role and operations, including media ethics. Every component of the curriculum is firmly grounded in industry practice, and all lecturers have extensive industry experience. The course also features guest lecturers and industry case studies to give you first-hand knowledge of the industry and how it works. Finally, it provides practical industry experience via chances to write for or edit upstart, La Trobe's student-run web journal for emerging journalists. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Bachelor of Journalism (040821J) Annual Tuition Fee (A$): 22 750 English Language Requirements Successful completion of English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B certificate at postgraduate (EFS5 (70%) PG1) level conducted by La Trobe Melbourne; for more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne Foundation Studies: 70 per cent final result in a course. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent. Academic entry requirements LTM Foundation Studies - 85 Aust. Yr 12 (ATAR) 2013 (indicative only) - 75 International Baccalaureate - 27 GCE A Levels - 9 HKDSE - 2 x Level 5 Sri Lankan A Levels - BCC STPM - 9 MICSS (UEC) - 3 Canada Secondary School (or CPU) - 85 Norway Upper Secondary Certificate - 4.5 Sweden Slutbetyg - G/VG All Indian Sen SC (Best 5 Subjects) - 80 Vietnam (Year 12) - 8.5 Indonesia (SMA) - 8.5 GAC Cert. IV - GPA 3 GAOKAO If you do not meet these entry requirements you might be interested in La Trobe's Foundation Studies and Diploma Programs, which provide an alternative pathway to La Trobe's undergraduate program. LOCAL STUDENTS Prerequisite VCE Units 3 and 4: study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English Year 12 and non-year 12 extra requirements Guaranteed Entry (Year 12 applicants only): applicants with an ATAR of 90 or above receive a first-round offer. Those with lower ATARs are considered through normal selection processes. Applicants may wish to provide other documentation in support of their application. Non-Year 12 applicants must complete and submit a VTAC Personal History online for other information to be considered during the selection process e.g. details on work experience or reasons for applying. If you didn't get the ATAR there are other ways to get into this course. Selection may also be based on ATAR, GPA, STAT Multiple Choice, and/or an essay. Middle band Re-ranking is based on performance in English (any), Humanities (any), LOTE (any), Drama, Theatre Studies, Legal Studies and Psychology. Consideration is also given to Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) criteria. Fee amount Indicative (2010): CSP student contribution $5,310 (per 120 credit points). Additional information Mid-year entry may be available. How to apply VTAC. Apply direct. Applications are now closed for Semester 1 2014. Applications for mid-year entry will open in April. [-]

Bachelor in Journalism

Campus Full time Part time 7 semesters September 2015 Germany Munich Hamburg Cologne Stuttgart Berlin + 5 more

The social function of the media remains the same whether offline or online. Journalism is about information, education, and forming public opinion. But changes in the media world have also changed the profession of the journalist. [+]

Today journalists are increasingly becoming media makers in a multi-dimensional media world. Thus the traditional tools of the journalist’s trade are no longer sufficient. Real quality journalism now has tougher prerequisites and is becoming more and more challenging – be it tabloid press or political reporting.The Journalism programme offers you a modern and broad-based university course in journalism with a range of different areas of qualification in the two fields of arts journalism and sports journalism. At the MHMK School of Journalism we deliberately emphasize quality journalism and prepare you theoretically and practically for journalistic and editorial work in all the media: TV and radio newsrooms as well as print, online and cross-media settings. Further fields of journalistic activity are offered by production companies, journalist agencies, press agencies, the area of corporate communications, or freelance work. Often excellent professional opportunities arise in the context of your internship.The university is not just one of many places for learning. Practical exercises, intensive exchanges of ideas with real industry professionals and authentic teaching projects are as important to us as the teaching of theoretical principles. That’s what students really appreciate about MHMK.... [-]