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Journalism and Mass Communication

Earning a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree is an academic achievement upon completing a series of courses over the course of three or four years. The subjects that are studied in order to earn this degree vary widely under the disciplines of the liberal arts and sciences.

Journalism refers to writing about current events for broadcast news on radio or television, or printed articles for newspapers and other publications. Journalists help stimulate and engage the general public and help inform readers and viewers of the world around them.

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Bachelor of Arts: Media Studies

Cornerstone Institute
Online Campus Part time 3 - 6 years July 2019 South Africa Cape Town + 1 more

The major in Media Studies is designed to help students develop the analytical, critical and creative communication skills required to engage meaningfully with a wide range of media. Building on a robust understanding of media’s political, economic, technological, social and historical contexts, each student will find his/her unique voice through real-world experiences provided by contact with industry professionals and practical projects. [+]

Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. NQF 7; SAQA ID: 87406. (376 CREDITS)

The major in Media Studies is designed to help students develop the analytical, critical and creative communication skills required to engage meaningfully with a wide range of media. Building on a robust understanding of media’s political, economic, technological, social and historical contexts, each student will find his/her unique voice through real-world experiences provided by contact with industry professionals and practical projects.

Admission Requirements National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a bachelor’s pass or equivalent; Matriculation Certificate (with university exemption) or equivalent; Higher Certificate or an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in a cognate field. Alternative Admission Requirements National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with a diploma pass (or equivalent) combined with the results of the National Benchmark Test (NBT); Mature age of 23 and over during the first year of studies and a National Senior Certificate (or equivalent); The conditions of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy for access and the results of the NBT are determining factors for admission. Contact the admissions office regarding RPL; Mature students (45 years or later) can be admitted, determined by the RPL conditions and the results of the NBT. Time Commitment Minimum three years; Maximum six years part-time; On campus and online; January and July intakes. ... [-]

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 Part time 4 years September 2019 USA New York

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 Communication Studies (BACS)

Al Akhawayn University (in Ifrane)
Campus Part time 3 - 5 years August 2019 Morocco Ifran

The Communication Studies program enables students to master a variety of communication competencies required for success in a wide range of exciting careers as well as building active and responsible citizenship. The program trains students in academic as well as professional and applied communication with an emphasis on creative and critical abilities. [+]

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The Communication Studies program enables students to master a variety of communication competencies required for success in a wide range of exciting careers as well as building active and responsible citizenship. The program trains students in academic as well as professional and applied communication with an emphasis on creative and critical abilities. Students gain theoretical, technical, and applied expertise in fields such as public relations and advertising organizational and international communication, writing, production, and media research.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Graduates will (1) gain an understanding of the role of media in shaping contemporary societies and cultures; (2) understand the dynamics of global media flows and their impact on the sociopolitical and cultural affairs of modern societies; (3) build an appreciation for the role of media systems in fostering democracy and informed citizenship; (4) gain theoretical, technical and applied knowledge in the fields of public relations, advertising, international communication, organizational communication, print, and audio-visual production, and media research; and (5) learn how to apply various research methods to the academic (as well as administrative) study of media and communications. ... [-]


Communications

International Accelerator
Campus Part time September 2019 USA Boston

In the communications program, you can enhance your creativity and knowledge in three interdisciplinary areas of study. [+]

Communications

How you communicate can say a lot about you and your career prospects. Whether you’re considering a career in TV and radio, advertising and marketing, law, politics, education, sales, journalism or the performing arts, the program can help you to communicate in smart, creative and effective ways that impact your life—and career. In the communications program, you can enhance your creativity and knowledge in three interdisciplinary areas of study.

You’ll have the opportunity to gain professional experience through internship opportunities at such well-known companies, organizations and programs as CNN, The Daily Show, the New York Yankees, the Tribeca Film Festival and The Sports Channel. Department of Communications alumni achieve great success, working as managers, producers, educators, engineers and entrepreneurs in this diverse industry.... [-]


BA in Audio-Visual Communication

Frederick University
Campus Part time 8 semesters February 2019 Cyprus Nicosia

The general aim of the programme is to produce graduates who are multiple skilled, creative, and versatile practitioners, capable of utilizing multiple platforms (digital, visual, written, oral) in order to produce and promote creative attitude towards the audiovisual means of communication in the industry. [+]

The general aim of the programme is to produce graduates who are multiply skilled, creative, and versatile practitioners, capable of utilizing multiple platforms (digital, visual, written, oral) in order to produce and promote creative attitude towards the audiovisual means of communication in the industry.

More specifically the programme aims:

to develop a critical awareness of contemporary audiovisual communication practice and technological skills that will enable students to initiate, develop and release their own projects; to induce students to develop flexible approaches that will allow them to solve complex audiovisual problems; to increase students awareness of media, communication and culture, along with an understanding of the theories, research methodologies, and practices that characterize the Audio Visual Communication field; to develop a critical awareness of contemporary design and acquire specialized knowledge of advanced applied design practice; to familiarize students with basic issues in the social sciences and equip them with concepts and methodologies which they can utilise in their own work on particular topics; to enrich students' general knowledge of the historical and ideological context in the field of film, video, audio and interactive arts, and the global and local conditions in which they will develop their own productions; to maintain and promote active links with the industry by organizing and producing projects for a variety of purposes, while giving students the experience to communicate with real demanding clients. ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication (BA)

International University of the Caribbean
Campus Part time 4 years September 2019 Jamaica Kingston

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Communication Arts offered by the International University of the Caribbean began in September 2007. Since its inception, it has received growing traction among students interested in careers in media and communication. The programme is a general one and is designed to prepare students for work in the electronic as well as print media... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication (BA)

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Communication Arts offered by the International University of the Caribbean began in September 2007. Since its inception, it has received growing traction among students interested in careers in media and communication. The programme is a general one and is designed to prepare students for work in the electronic as well as print media.

Additionally, we are proud of our association with the Media Technology Institute, a division of the Cultural Production and Training Centre (CPTC). At this time, our enrolled students are at MTI/CPTC a minimum of one evening per week for the practical components of the degree. Practical courses include Introduction to Radio and Television Production.... [-]


Bachelor of arts & media business media management

Diploma University of Applied Sciences
Online Campus Part time 6 - 7 semesters April 2019 Germany Bad Sooden-Allendorf Aalen Baden-Baden Berlin Bochum Bonn Friedrichshafen Hamburg Hanover Heilbronn Kaiserslautern Kassel Kitzscher Magdeburg Mainz Mannheim Munich Ostfildern Würzburg Regenstauf Nuremberg Wiesbaden Wuppertal Germany Online + 24 more

With the distance learning "Media Technology and Media Management" (interdisciplinary course guidance by appointment: medienwirtschaft@diploma.de) has the DIPLOMA University created a novel study design that meets the requirements of media professionals and media-using equally: The combination of business administration, sociology and journalism makes the graduates studying to media-rounders that are in high demand from media companies in the online, print, radio and television and film industry. [+]

With the Distance learning "Media Technology and Media Management" (Interdisciplinary course guidance by appointment: medienwirtschaft@diploma.de) has the DIPLOMA University created a novel study design that meets the requirements of media professionals and media-using equally: The combination of business administration, sociology and journalism makes the graduates studying for Media rounders who are in high demand from media companies in the online, print, radio and television and film industry.

Examples of practical work in the study also show the Workshhop with visit DRadio knowledge and Radio Workshop and Multimedia Workshop in Euro Europe (Strasbourg): www.diploma-aus-dem-europarat.de.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts (Journalism Studies)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Campus Part time 3 years February 2019 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online + 3 more

Explore the world of journalism with the Bachelor of Arts (Journalism Studies). Throughout this major, you will learn about the history and development of the free press from lecturers with decades of journalism experience. You will study the practices of news institutions in the modern world and gain an understanding of the theories and principles that govern them. [+]

Discover the history of journalism

Explore the world of journalism with the Bachelor of Arts (Journalism Studies). Throughout this major, you will learn about the history and development of the free press from lecturers with decades of journalism experience. You will study the practices of news institutions in the modern world and gain an understanding of the theories and principles that govern them.

Bachelor of Arts students who wish to become industry practicing journalists should study the Journalism 12 unit extended major.

Career outcomes

Graduates will be equipped for a career as a journalism scholar, researcher, or media commentator/specialist.

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BA Honours in Modern Languages: Chinese and Global Communication

University of Westminster - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Part time 3 - 8 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

This Modern Languages degree is designed to develop your knowledge, use, and understanding of the Chinese language and culture, along with the skills needed for effective communication in the professional global environment. [+]

This Modern Languages degree is designed to develop your knowledge, use, and understanding of the Chinese language and culture, along with the skills needed for effective communication in the professional global environment.

The course enables you to achieve a good or high level of linguistic competence in Chinese in all four skill areas (reading, writing, listening and speaking), and demonstrate a good or high degree of proficiency in mediating between Chinese and English.

You will be able to function linguistically in diverse cultural situations and acquire qualities and skills in areas such as interpersonal communication and organizational skills, flexibility and tolerance, analysis and argument, autonomy and team working, and team management. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]


BA Media Studies (Hons)

University of Kent, School of Arts
Campus Part time 3 - 6 years September 2019 United Kingdom Canterbury

Communication happens through still and moving images, spoken and written words, music, drawing and animation. In the 21st century, the boundaries between these forms have blurred. On this programme, you examine how old and new media are creating meaning today and using our first-class resources to create work of your own. [+]

Overview

Communication happens through still and moving images, spoken and written words, music, drawing and animation. In the 21st century, the boundaries between these forms have blurred. On this programme, you examine how old and new media are creating meaning today and using our first-class resources to create work of your own.

How is art different from entertainment? How do filmmakers, performers, and artists express themselves using style and genre? What are the distinctions between ‘high’ and ‘low’ media? The teaching staff, leading researchers in the field, guide you in answering these questions and more. They help you understand how media shape us, and how you, through your creative practice, can shape media.... [-]


BA (Hons) Filmmaking

Leeds Beckett University
Campus Part time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom Leeds

On this practical degree, you will learn how to produce films and develop your creative and technical filmmaking skills in drama, documentary and experimental film production. [+]

Course details

On this practical degree, you will learn how to produce films and develop your creative and technical filmmaking skills in drama, documentary and experimental film production.

Your theoretical studies will inform your practice and our experienced tutors will guide you in a range of specialisms, including directing (drama, experimental film, and documentary), producing, cinematography, screenwriting, production design, editing and post-production, and location and post-production sound.

You will learn how to engage an audience and you will explore the responsibilities of your practice, discovering and developing who you are as a filmmaker.

You will be taught in our own Northern Film School, which creates more than 200 films a year and was rated one of the top five international film schools in the world to watch by the Hollywood Reporter.... [-]


BA in Communication Studies

Northern Arizona University
Online Campus Part time 4 years September 2019 USA Flagstaff + 1 more

The Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies offers coursework that enables students to construct, convey, and interpret communication in diverse contexts. The major prepares students to enter professions requiring proficiency in relational, group and public communication. [+]

The Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies offers coursework that enables students to construct, convey, and interpret communication in diverse contexts. The major prepares students to enter professions requiring proficiency in relational, group and public communication. Courses combine theory and practice to enhance the student's ability to communicate well in both career and personal life. Students develop their capacities in ethical and critical thinking, improving their ability to articulate and defend their opinions as engaged citizens in a diverse world.

Students who complete this degree will be well prepared to enter graduate school, law school or other professional programs, and pursue teaching credentials.... [-]


Bachelor in Sports Journalism

University of Lincoln
Campus Part time 3 - 6 years August 2019 United Kingdom Boston

The BA (Hons) Sports Journalism is a specialist degree offering students the opportunity to develop core journalistic skills in preparation for careers in the media working with the local, national and international sport. [+]

The Course

The BA (Hons) Sports Journalism is a specialist degree offering students the opportunity to develop core journalistic skills in preparation for careers in the media working with the local, national and international sport.

Working in our fully equipped newsrooms, students will have the opportunity to produce video, audio, and written content to be published on digital and traditional platforms.

Students have the opportunity to develop their writing skills at the University's website, as well as at our community and student radio stations, Siren Radio and Brayford Radio, both based on campus.

How You Study

With teaching from industry professionals and academics, students can learn how to operate as a sports journalist, in addition to developing the core journalistic skills of news-gathering, media law, ethics, interviewing and writing. Students will have the opportunity to gain an understanding of digital and multiplatform broadcast journalism and apply that knowledge in project work, which will allow students to focus on particular aspects of the sports industry.... [-]


Bachelor international business communication (ba)

AKAD University
Online Part time 36 - 48 months Open Enrollment Germany Germany Online

With the AKAD course "International Business Communication" you lay the foundation for your career as an expert in business-related communication. Due to its interdisciplinary character, the Fernstudiengang qualifies you for various professional fields. [+]

With the AKAD course "International Business Communication"The cornerstone for your career as an expert in economic communication. Due to its interdisciplinary character, the Fernstudiengang qualifies you for various professional fields. Examples include: initial and continuing education, company communication, human resources, marketing, PR, translation and interpretation, quality, process and diversity management. As an expert in international economic communication, you are flexible in this and many other areas.

Your study set-up

The AKAD-Fernstudiengang "International Business Communication - Bachelor of Arts"Contains three consecutive sections:

Pre-courses : updating the language skills (binding only for students without Abitur). Semester 1 to 5 : Here you can apply basic knowledge in the economic, linguistic and cultural sciences and important methods of scientific work. In addition, you acquire valuable key qualifications, a In the areas of communication, text analysis and text production. In addition, you complete a project-related module, which you complete with a practical report. Semester 6 : Here you can select a specific orientation that corresponds to your interests. Prepare individually for your Bachelor's thesis with the hitherto learned skills and focus on your degree. ... [-]