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196 Bachelor of Arts Degrees in 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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196 Results in Journalism and Mass Communication

University Canada West (UCW)

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

BAs in Journalism and Mass Communication. 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 learnt and media training students get throughout this course are relevant to careers in professional writing, journalism, public relations, communications, and advertising.

Why the Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication? Learn to evaluate and integrate all types of media and communication. Demonstrate media research techniques and methodologies. Create ethically and legally sound content for a variety of mediums and markets. Integrate media and content to communicate persuasively to specific audiences. Apply communication techniques to business problems and contexts. ... [-]
Canada Vancouver
January 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online
Waldorf University

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

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.... [-]

USA Forest City
September 2020
Part-time
Online
Warsaw Film School

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 ... [+]

ENROLLMENT for Academic Year 2020/2021 To be announced 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.

All programmes offered by WFS are regularly reviewed and updated, therefore responsive to changes in the dynamic production environment. We are continually looking to raise the level of our position in the international filmmaking stage thanks to our rapid development and creativity.... [-]

Poland Warsaw
October 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Franklin University Switzerland

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 com ... [+]

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.... [-]

Switzerland Sorengo Lugano
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Breda University of Applied Sciences

Have you ever wondered how awesome media concepts work? Are you interested in the latest media trends? Are you curious about creating media products yourself? At Breda Un ... [+]

Have you ever wondered how awesome media concepts work? Are you interested in the latest media trends? Are you curious about creating media products yourself? At Breda University of Applied Sciences, you can discover the world of media.

Do you want to learn everything about the use, structure and application of media such as television, radio, events, outdoor advertising, online marketing and data-base marketing? Come and study International Media and Entertainment Management and you will learn to develop market-oriented concepts, programmes and productions, using media techniques and information and communication technology (ICT).

Study overview Practice-based, connected to the industry ... [-]
Netherlands Breda
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Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
The British University in Egypt

The Mission of the Programme is to promote cultural, economic, social and technological development by preparing a generation of fully equipped communication and media gr ... [+]

Mission

The Mission of the Programme is to promote cultural, economic, social and technological development by preparing a generation of fully equipped communication and media graduates.

Distinctive features of the programme

The Faculty of Communication and Mass Media is the first faculty in Egypt that provides film and media studies in one programme. Moreover, the Faculty has recruited many experts from the field who are responsible for the teaching or training process. Additionally, the programme is distinctive because it:

Offers comprehensive programmes of study that incorporate film, broadcasting, journalism, public relations and new media modules from a variety of sub-disciplines such as media and society, media and politics, film and media analysis, multimedia, and communication for development. Provides opportunities for training while studying through print publications, electronic portals, integrated newsroom, virtual and real studios and multimedia production studio. Equips graduates to be able to work in national, regional and international media. Qualifies students with new communication technologies skills, English and Arabic reporting skills, theoretical and practical knowledge and local and international media study perspectives. Provides the UK and Egyptian validation. ... [-]
Egypt Cairo
September 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Manhattanville College

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 attentio ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA New York
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Richmond The American International University in London

Students pursuing the specialisation in Marketing Communications and Public Relations within the BA degree in Communications will learn how to engage audiences across dif ... [+]

Students pursuing the specialisation in Marketing Communications and Public Relations within the BA degree in Communications will learn how to engage audiences across different channels, media and explore the relationship between marketing communications and public relations within the business and media industries. The aim of this programme is to prepare students to work within the technologically driven and consumer-focused businesses around the world.

This degree provides an interdisciplinary, multimedia approach to the study of communications through the study of theory and subsequent practice. During the first two years of the Communications degree, students take the same core courses across the three available disciplines. During the third and fourth year students then specialise in Marketing Communications & Public Relations, whilst also having the opportunity to pursue an internship with leading global companies and institutions.... [-]

United Kingdom Richmond
January 2020
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
Wartburg College

Hands-on experience, mentoring from seasoned professionals, and top-notch facilities prepare our students for fast-changing fields that require excellent communication sk ... [+]

Hands-on experience, mentoring from seasoned professionals, and top-notch facilities prepare our students for fast-changing fields that require excellent communication skills. The department offers the following majors/concentrations. Our graduates work as writers, editors, reporters, production specialists, and public relations professionals. They’re involved in web development, the entertainment industry, and a variety of related fields.

Alumni Success Stories

Wartburg graduates find satisfying jobs and are admitted into top graduate and professional schools. Wartburg alumni can be found in all 50 U.S. states and over 70 foreign countries. Below is only a sample of the types of positions Wartburg graduates from the Journalism and Communication Department have had in the past.... [-]

USA Waverly
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Pulse College

The BA Degree in Film and Television Production – delivered in conjunction with Griffith College – is a rigorous, three-year programme aimed at developing core technical ... [+]

The BA Degree in Film and Television Production – delivered in conjunction with Griffith College – is a rigorous, three-year programme aimed at developing core technical and production skills alongside an aesthetic and historical appreciation of the development of the film and television industries.

This programme equips students with key skills in writing, directing, cinematography, editing and completing projects for inclusion in an industry-standard showreel. The final year of the programme offers students a selection of electives allowing for specialisation in areas such as visual effects, post-production sound, screenwriting and cinematography.

This programme is aimed at learners who have already begun to experiment with film making and visual storytelling in some capacity. Applicants will have a passion and curiosity for film and television, and the means by which it is produced. This will be supported by a proven interest in film making.... [-]

Ireland Grand Canal Dock
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Full-time
3 years
Campus
The International University in Geneva

Pursue a creative career in advertising, media and journalism in communication agencies, multinationals, governments and international organizations. ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media and Communications (with Dual Degree Option)

Pursue a creative career in advertising, media and journalism in communication agencies, multinationals, governments and international organizations.

The students have an option of achieving TWO BACHELOR DEGREES simultaneously in 3 years in Geneva: awarded by the University of Plymouth, UK and the International University in Geneva.

This program is taught in English.

Key Benefits Exposure to the role of media and communication in the for-profit and non-for-profit environments. Exploring media and communication trends and issues with the latest media tools and concepts. Gaining knowle... [-]
Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
LCI Melbourne

If you have a creative eye for detail, our Filmmaking & Photography program will provide a focus for you to explore interests in both still and motion photo imagery. ... [+]

The Bachelor of Design Arts (Filmmaking & Photography) applies a holistic approach to the creative field of Design from the perspective of visual narrative. Commencing with still images and photography, you will learn the practical components of digital photography in studio and location environments and develop a strong foundation in digital workflow and image correction and composite photography. You will expand your creativity by migrating to moving image and filmmaking; working with actors, producing live action narrative based short films, and gaining an insight into digital visual effects and animation.

COURSE OBJECTIVES Understand how imagery is developed using the latest digital technologies and workflow processes Refine raw ideas, develop narrative and understand genre, and recognize and develop creative strengths. Skills in image composition for both photography and filmmaking. Build industry contacts via professional placement and international exchange opportunities Enhance creative skills via a sub-major from either the Graphic & Digital Design stream or one of the other creative disciplines. MAJOR STUDY UNITS Digital Photography Composite Photography Digital Post Production Visual Storytelling with Moving Image Portfolio Photography Industry Practice in the Digital Arena Industry Practice for the Creative Practitioner ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ... [-]
Australia Melbourne
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
John Cabot University

The BA in Communications gives students the skills to excel in the creation, dissemination, and analysis of messages. The program integrates technology in its instruction ... [+]

The BA in Communications gives students the skills to excel in the creation, dissemination, and analysis of messages. The program integrates technology in its instruction and incorporates international contexts for the study of communications.

Requirements for the Degree Public Speaking Introduction to Visual Communications Introduction to Cinema Media, Culture, and Society Foundations of Digital Video Production Writing Across the Media Digital Media Culture Advanced Communication Theory 300-level Communications and Media Studies course Senior Capstone Seminar Seven major electives in Communications and Media

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Italy Rome
January 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Bar-Ilan University

Double major with either Political Science or English Literature. Communication is all around us. We use it every day without even noticing; we maintain personal communic ... [+]

Double Major with either Political Science or English Literature!

The School of Communication at Bar-Ilan University is one of the few academic institutions in the world to offer research and training in International Communications and Public Diplomacy. It aims to empower Israel’s future generation with the knowledge and skills necessary to advocate for Israel across the globe. As a part of the BA program, students are offered the opportunity to immerse themselves in workshops on how to effectively convey messages and build a positive public image for anyone from brands, to themselves. The workshops, offered in areas relating to New Media, Advertising, Public Relations and Broadcast Media, are instructed by individuals considered professionals in their fields.... [-]

Israel Ramat Gan
October 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Norwich University of the Arts

Learn by making with our Creative Skillset approved BA (Hons) Film and Moving Image Production degree course, where you’ll be creating films from week one. ... [+]

Overview

Focusing on the short film form, including original and adapted drama, documentary, advertising and commercial editorial, you’ll explore a variety of filmmaking mediums and platforms on our undergraduate film and moving image production course. You’ll become an accomplished storyteller and a flexible, multiskilled collaborator, with a deep knowledge of the industry underpinning your technical and craft skills.

Your film and moving image production skills

You’ll have the chance to try out a range of production roles as you learn fundamental skills in producing, directing, camera work and editing, as well as other areas like sound recording, sound design and production design.... [-]

United Kingdom Norwich
September 2020
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus