Bachelors of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication

Compare 216 Bachelors of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication

Journalism and Mass Communication

A Bachelor of Arts degree allows students to study a wide array of classes in subjects such as mass media law, writing and humanities. The coursework is developed to allow a broad education, giving students a global perspective of the world around them.

What is a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication? Those who enroll in these courses learn writing in many different forms and become adept at expository and journalistic-style reporting. Classes in communications law and public relations broaden their understanding of the full-scope of mass communication in today’s society. Students may also branch out into specific types of journalism, such as broadcast journalism and photojournalism.

The critical-thinking skills acquired through this degree will aid students no matter which career they choose. The opportunity to become globally aware and the ability to analyze large amounts of information and then communicate it in a concise manner can make this degree a wise choice for many scholars.

Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication usually requires four years of study at a university. Costs for this vary widely, depending on the location and the type of institution. Prospective students should consult with their specific university to determine the cost of this degree.

Those who complete this undergraduate program often pursue writing careers such as magazine writer or news reporter, but there are those who choose to become media researchers. With the breadth of knowledge gained through this program, these are not the only career paths open. Many graduates find opportunities for careers in advertising, broadcasting, photojournalism, graphic design or various public relations positions.

Students can take classes to earn an undergraduate degree in journalism and mass communication from a variety of locations worldwide. From online to study abroad, the opportunities and options are limitless. To help find a good fit for you, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

University Canada West (UCW)
Online Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Canada Vancouver + 1 more

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication (BA) is an interdisciplinary program that will develop your knowledge of media, cultural studies and business alongside theoretical and practical skills. [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication (BA) is an interdisciplinary program that will develop your knowledge of media, cultural studies and business alongside theoretical and practical skills. The communication methods learned and media training students get throughout this course are relevant to careers in professional writing, journalism, public relations, communications, and advertising.

Graduates of the BA program will be able to:

Learn to evaluate and integrate all types of business communication. Demonstrate research techniques and methodologies. Create ethically and legally sound content for a variety of markets. Integrate media and content to communicate persuasively to specific audiences. Apply communication methods to business problems and contexts. Course Requirements Canadian High School (Grade 12) diploma or equivalent with an overall average of C or better (2.0 on a 4.33 scale); ... [-]

Bachelor's degree in sport, event and media management

EMBA Europäische Medien- und Business-Akademie
Campus Full time 6 semesters April 2019 Germany Hamburg Berlin Düsseldorf + 2 more

The bachelor's degree in sports, event and media management offers insights into all industry-relevant areas: How does the world of media and communication work? What distinguishes the sports industry? How do I conceive, plan and organize successful events? What is the development of the media industry in the areas of film, television and TV production? What does a media manager do? [+]

Studied sports management, event and media management

Association directors and agency bosses know: Who wants to play in the first league, not only needs good coaches, he needs above all good managers. You have an overview and know how to be successful. With in-depth knowledge, high competence and strong persuasiveness, they unerringly lead a club, a brand or even a company to the top. The sports, event and media management study program at EMBA creates an excellent basis for a career in these booming segments.

Practical sports management studies

The bachelor's degree in sports, event and media management offers insights into all industry-relevant areas: How does the world of media and communication work? What distinguishes the sports industry? How do I conceive, plan and organize successful events? What is the development of the media industry in the areas of film, television and TV production? What does a media manager do?... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media (Top Up)

Raffles Singapore
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 Singapore

This is a practice-based course which is informed by key theoretical considerations from the area discipline of digital media. It will prepare students for professional careers in the digital media sector within the media, design and communications industries. [+]

This is a practice-based course which is informed by key theoretical considerations from the area discipline of digital media. It will prepare students for professional careers in the digital media sector within the media, design and communications industries. As such, it aligns well with the ethos of the School of Media and Performing Arts, preparing students to become reflective and sustainable practitioners in the field of digital media design, research, production and professional practice. It takes a transmedia or cross-media approach: enabling students to become familiar with a range of critical and creative media tools and technologies to inform their practice and understanding. It will, therefore, be well placed to address the rapid developments concerning the impact of new media technologies and broader changes to the media and communications landscape.... [-]


BA in Journalismus and PR

DEKRA Hochschule für Medien
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2019 Germany Berlin

The Journalism and PR programme is aimed at practice-oriented applicants interested in working in a multi-media and creative field, especially in broadcasting, online publishing or in public relations. [+]

The Journalism and PR programme is aimed at practice-oriented applicants interested in working in a multi-media and creative field, especially in broadcasting, online publishing or in public relations.

The programme offers a balanced mix of lectures, seminars, and practical editorial work. The compulsory modules of all the study areas teach basic competency in the media and political systems, statistics and media research, media ethics, media law and basic design and production skills in the areas of writing and copywriting, photography, video technology, sound engineering, editing systems, management and format knowledge.

After completing the compulsory phase, you can choose between one of the following specialization areas: Presenting, Video Journalism, Online Journalism and Public Relations. Your specialization is concluded with an extensive practical project, that is usually undertaken in collaboration with a renowned media partner.... [-]


BA Film Directing and Video Games

Warsaw Film School
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Poland Warsaw

This 3 year BA Film Directing program blends academic theory with practical skills to equip students with the comprehensive knowledge they need in order to find a job in the competitive field of film and games industry. Students learn the professional skills necessary to become a film or video games director. Students will work on each others' productions with different crews, directors, cinematographers, actors, producers, game designers and receive a practical experience that helps to prepare upon entering the film and video game industry. Each students makes 4 films /exercises during the academic year plus the end of year film, all in close cooperation with other students of different specialization. Team work and cooperation are our fundamentals. [+]

ENROLLMENT for Academic Year 2018-2019 The first application period: from March 15, 2018, to June 30, 2018 Innovative education programme

Warsaw Film School has launched a unique, undergraduate BA Film and Multimedia course, which turned out to be very popular among foreign students. The innovative programme for our new specialization in Film Directing and Video Games is based on knowledge and experience of world-class multimedia specialists, as well as active filmmakers, creators, and producers of video games.

Students will be given the opportunity to use a top-notch equipment available in the market.

All classes will be held in English in the adjusted workshop rooms, studios, arranged film sets at Warsaw Film School.... [-]


B.A. (HONS) – Business Studies (Top-up degree)

University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF
Online Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Cyprus Online + 25 more

During this one year ‘top up’ course, you will examine core aspects of business such as business strategy and communication, whilst also getting the chance to conduct a real investigation into a business problem that allows you to apply your business acumen to a real life scenario.

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B.A. (HONS) – Business Studies (Top-up degree) What you will study

During this one year ‘top up’ course, you will examine core aspects of business such as business strategy and communication, whilst also getting the chance to conduct a real investigation into a business problem that allows you to apply your business acumen to a real-life scenario.

Subjects Offered Business Communication Business Research International Business Business Strategy International Culture and Communications Ethics and Sustainability – Theory and Practice Fees

£9,352 UNICAF offers a number of scholarships to eligible students. For more information, please contact a UNICAF student adviser

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Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Mansfield University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 USA Mansfield

Why Mansfield? We get you ready for a career with hands-on opportunities and personalized advising. If you want to be a name and not a number, MU is the place for you. We truly believe in educating through involvement and learning through experience. The applied nature of our program focuses on involvement in WNTE, MUTV, PRSSA, Athletics, advanced research projects, and professional internships. And our relationship with alumni and the local community provide you with connections and insights that expand on classroom learning. [+]

Why Mansfield?

We get you ready for a career with hands-on opportunities and personalized advising. If you want to be a name and not a number, MU is the place for you. We truly believe in educating through involvement and learning through experience. The applied nature of our program focuses on involvement in WNTE, MUTV, PRSSA, Athletics, advanced research projects, and professional internships. And our relationship with alumni and the local community provide you with connections and insights that expand on classroom learning.

Our Communication major lets you tailor your courses by selecting one of four concentrations:

Organizational Communication Concentration

The Organizational Communication concentration prepares students to enter professions such as human resources, patient advocacy, management, retail, sales, and admissions. The concentration prepares students to interact in relationships and to communicate effectively in small groups and in the workplace. Attention is given to effective gender communication, nonverbal communication, persuasion, cross-cultural communication, and business and professional communication.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Communications

Waldorf University
Online Part time September 2019 USA Forest City

Waldorf’s online communications degree will prepare you for many exciting positions within the communications industry by combining a liberal arts education with specific job skills and service to the greater community. [+]

Waldorf’s online communications degree will prepare you for many exciting positions within the communications industry by combining a liberal arts education with specific job skills and service to the greater community. Waldorf will help you improve your proficiency in written and verbal communication, visual literacy and multimedia skills.

Using their professional media experience and research into successful programs from throughout the country, the professors at Waldorf have built a strong program based on several key principles:

Experienced Faculty Members State-of-the-Art Technology Practical Experience Student Capstone

For the Communications program, a Mac computer and the software indicated in the course descriptions are required for student purchase.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

Manhattanville College
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2019 USA New York + 1 more

We’ve never had more tools at our disposal to communicate with each other than we do right now. Communicating effectively, though – and being able to command the attention of an audience at a time when everybody is trying to get their own message out there, too – becomes more challenging all the time. You’ll gain those skills at Manhattanville, where our curriculum emphasizes media studies, including media history, theory, criticism, law, ethics, and digital production. And you’ll be just 30 miles from New York City, home to countless print, broadcast, and online media outlets. Manhattanville students routinely put the lessons they learned here to work: Our students have recently interned or have been hired by ABC News, ABC News Radio, CNN America, CNBC, Rolling Stone Magazine, Nickelodeon, The Colbert Report, Sirius XM Radio, The Creative Group, The Creators Project, Seventeen Magazine, Music Choice, and Viacom. [+]

We’ve never had more tools at our disposal to communicate with each other than we do right now. Communicating effectively, though – and being able to command the attention of an audience at a time when everybody is trying to get their own message out there, too – becomes more challenging all the time. You’ll gain those skills at Manhattanville, where our curriculum emphasizes media studies, including media history, theory, criticism, law, ethics, and digital production. And you’ll be just 30 miles from New York City, home to countless print, broadcast, and online media outlets. Manhattanville students routinely put the lessons they learned here to work: Our students have recently interned or have been hired by ABC News, ABC News Radio, CNN America, CNBC, Rolling Stone Magazine, Nickelodeon, The Colbert Report, Sirius XM Radio, The Creative Group, The Creators Project, Seventeen Magazine, Music Choice, and Viacom.... [-]


BACHELOR OF ARTS IN DIGITAL MEDIA (BA-DM)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Switzerland Geneva

Prepare yourself for a truly global education at "the most international of Switzerland's university level institutions" (International Herald Tribune) with BRITISH and AMERICAN ACCREDITATION. Pursue a career in advertising, media and journalism in communication agencies, multinationals, governments and international organizations. [+]

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN DIGITAL MEDIA (BA-DM)

Prepare yourself for a truly global education at "the most international of Switzerland's university-level institutions" (International Herald Tribune) with BRITISH and AMERICAN ACCREDITATION. Pursue a career in advertising, media, and journalism in communication agencies, multinationals, governments and international organizations.

KEY BENEFITS OF THE BACHELOR OF ARTS IN DIGITAL MEDIA

Learning in a dynamic environment in Switzerland with a multicultural student body and faculty from academia and the media industry Exploring digital media trends and issues with the latest media tools and concepts Exposure to the role of digital media in the for-profits and non-for-profits environments Gaining an overview of the main communication theories combined with practical negotiation and communication skills for the modern international workplace. ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Communications

Susquehanna University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 USA Selinsgrove

Teaching solid communication skills is at the heart of all the department's programs, whether you'll be communicating through a news story, press release, website, on television or face-to-face. [+]

Teaching solid communication skills is at the heart of all the department's programs, whether you'll be communicating through a news story, press release, website, on television or face-to-face.

We offer three emphases with seven tracks. Whichever area of communications interests you, we've got you covered.

Majors

Advertising & Marketing Broadcasting Communication Studies Journalism Personal & Organizational CommunicationPublic Relations Sports Media

Application for Admissions Checklist

Completed online application for admissions (There is no application fee). Susquehanna International Application or Common Application or Coalition Application.

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Bachelor of Arts in Creative Media Design

Stamford International University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years July 2019 Thailand Bangkok

A designer's point of distinction comes from an innate understanding of the industry’s needs coupled with a strong skills-set. Stamford’s Bachelor of Creative Media Design empowers and prepares you for the industry. Be at the cutting edge of design innovation and thrive in your chosen career. [+]

At Stamford, our Creative Media Design program is where creative talent is cultivated, nourished and nurtured.

Your passion – Design & Creativity What is your ultimate goal? Be an award-winning designer? Be at world-famous design firms? Be a freelance designer? Be able to work around the world? Be the owner of your own design house? Our mission – Unlock your potential The formula for success Cultivate and nourish your creative talent Core and multidisciplinary design knowledge Presentation, negotiation and selling skills Communicate in English Passion, a positive can-do attitude, great aptitude and strong team working skills Creative Media Design – Industry Relevant Skills

A designer's point of distinction comes from an innate understanding of the industry’s needs coupled with a strong skills-set. Stamford’s Bachelor of Creative Media Design empowers and prepares you for the industry. Be at the cutting edge of design innovation and thrive in your chosen career.... [-]


BA in Creative Business

NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 Netherlands Breda

The professional bachelor's programme Creative Business of NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has the differentiation area International Media and Entertainment Management. [+]

The professional bachelor's programme Creative Business of NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has the differentiation area International Media and Entertainment Management.

This English-taught professional bachelor's programme prepares you in 3 or 4 year's time for a career in the media and entertainment industry. This will train you to become a manager in creative concept development, production techniques and marketing in a variety of industries within media and entertainment.

Study Programme

In this study programme you will be taught everything about the use, structure and application of (mass) media such as television, radio, events, outdoor advertising, online marketing and data-based marketing. You will learn to develop market-oriented concepts, programmes and productions, using media techniques and information and communication technology (ICT).... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies

Franklin University Switzerland
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 Switzerland Sorengo Lugano + 1 more

The Communication and Media Studies program aims to cultivate understanding of the role of media in our society and the world, and the ability to facilitate effective communication at the local, global, and glocal level. [+]

Understand complex human communication processes

The Communication and Media Studies program aims to cultivate an understanding of the role of media in our society and the world, and the ability to facilitate effective communication at the local, global, and glocal level. At the theoretical level, students will learn theories of interpersonal communication; mass communication; intercultural communication; international media systems and issues; and the application of theories to various contexts/specific issues. At the practical level, students will develop effective information gathering and organizational skills; critical thinking and flexibility in making sense of information; effective writing skills; effective listening and speaking skills; a higher level of interpersonal and intercultural communication competence; and media literacy.... [-]


BA in Communications

John Cabot University
Campus Full time 4 years October 2019 Italy Rome

The Bachelors of Arts in Communications is a rigorous, multi-disciplinary program designed to give students the analytical, critical, and creative skills. [+]

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The Bachelors of Arts in Communications is a rigorous, multi-disciplinary program designed to give students the analytical, critical, and creative skills that are fundamental to any career in the information age. The major provides students with superior skills in oral and written proficiency to excel in the creation, dissemination, and analysis of messages. In addition, the program is dedicated to integrating technology in its instruction and incorporating international contexts for the study of communications, so as to prepare students for an increasingly global industry. This major focuses on intellectual development and ethical reasoning to empower students to take leadership roles and make a difference in a variety of fields both within and outside of the communications industry.... [-]