Bachelor Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication

Compare 187 Bachelor Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication

Journalism and Mass Communication

A bachelor’s degree is earned by students who complete an undergraduate program. The degree shows that a student has learned not just the technical skills associated with the field but also the interpersonal skills required to succeed in the field.

What is a Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communication? Students who earn this degree can learn the skills required to operate in a news room or digital broadcasting setting. Classes in the program generally cover topics including the fundamentals of writing news copy, the different styles of writing for different types of media and ethical standards of reporting. Additional electives within the major allow students to tailor their studies to specific elements of reporting that are particularly of interest.

Studying for a Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communication can teach a student how to research stories, write compelling copy and meet a deadline. Attention to detail and timeliness is valuable in both the professional sphere and the student’s daily life.

The cost of earning a bachelor’s degree varies by institution. You should always look at multiple schools to find the best match for you.

The most common career choices for students earning a Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication are in reporting. The skills learned during study can be applied to all forms of media reporting, from newspapers to online and even broadcast journalism, with positions ranging from newscasters to copyeditors. Talented journalists remain in demand around the world, making it a career choice that offers a great deal of flexibility with where a student makes their home upon graduation. Journalists can find work as fulltime staffers as well as freelancers for those seeking more flexible hours.

Earning a Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communication online is an ideal solution for those who want to balance a busy schedule with their higher education needs. For more information, 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 Theology in Community Leadership: Media Studies

Cornerstone Institute
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 South Africa Cape Town + 2 more

This programme enables graduates to become community leaders through a wide variety of media projects (e.g. NGO, churches, production companies, advertising agencies). We aim to produce media workers who approach their task from deep Christian convictions and acquire the theology, biblical studies and media knowledge, tools and skills that these studies can provide. [+]

Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006; NQF 7; SAQA ID: 57225. (376 CREDITS)

This programme enables graduates to become community leaders through a wide variety of media projects (e.g. NGO, churches, production companies, advertising agencies). We aim to produce media workers who approach their task from deep Christian convictions and acquire the theology, biblical studies and media knowledge, tools and skills that these studies can provide.

Admission Requirements A 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 A 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 Engineering in Print Media Technologies

Hochschule der Medien - University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 7 semesters February 2019 Germany Stuttgart

Our new Bachelor in Engineering is firmly focused on PRINT MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES and is designed to produce informed leaders and practitioners on media issues; to promote proficiency in a foreign language; and to endow students with advanced media technology, critical-thinking and public-speaking skills. [+]

Start your international Print Media career

We offer career-ready skills in engineering for students who are interested in studying within an international context.

Our new Bachelor in Engineering is firmly focused on PRINT MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES and is designed to produce informed leaders and practitioners on media issues; to promote proficiency in a foreign language; and to endow students with advanced media technology, critical-thinking and public-speaking skills.

This Bachelor program provides technical education in Germany while students will be armed with the professional, creative and cross-cultural skills needed to prosper at home and abroad.

Graduates enjoy brilliant careers in the media industry, which include technical, management, marketing, and senior positions across the world.... [-]


Bachelor of Communication in Journalism

Hong Kong Baptist University School of Communication
Campus 4 years September 2019 Hong Kong

International Journalism Concentration prepares students for the important role of informing Hong Kong about the world and the world about Hong Kong. Developing students’ writing and reporting skills in English is the core mission of the programme. [+]

Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication. About

Students in the Journalism Major pursue studies in three major areas: (1) professional journalism, in which students learn the principles and skills of gathering, presenting, and producing news and current affairs; (2) theoretical foundations of the profession, in which students develop a conceptual understanding of the profession and its role in society through legal, ethical, political, historical, economic and media communication theory courses; and (3) complementary studies of the relationship between broadcast or print or internet journalism and society as well as the way politics, government, business, and law operate in both local and international communities.... [-]


Bachelor in Screenwriting

South Gate Society Arts Center
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Denmark Aalborg

The four-year screenwriting degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand. [+]

The four-year screenwriting degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand.

You will learn not only the craft of writing, but also learn to master tools and techniques to build a career as a writer.

Start your first year with a foundation in all forms of creative writing. The second year introduces you to the history and analysis of screenwriting with a focus on Hollywood and Global Cinema with classes on 3-Act Structure, Copyright, Writing for a Budget, Conducting Research, and the Art of the Pitch. The third year expands through the study of contemporary film and adaptation with a focus on documentaries and experimental screenwriting. You will develop skills in character development and authentic dialogue, while also learning how to write a film review, synopsis, script analysis, and filmography. In your fourth year, you write a feature-length screenplay and query agents, while researching artist residency programs as well as developing a marketing strategy, grant application, and refined pitch.... [-]


Bachelor's Degree in Digital Film

SAE Institute North America
Campus Full time 32 months May 2019 USA Emeryville

The Digital Film Bachelor's of Applied Science degree program focuses on the foundations of technical competency using industry appropriate software and equipment, and is designed to get students into the industry in as few as 32 months. [+]

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Digital Film is an intensive practical and theoretical course of study that provides students with the knowledge and skills to shape visual media design and creation.

This is a hands-on, collaborative project-based program culminating in a major capstone project that draws upon the range of knowledge and skills learned throughout the program.

Students in the Digital Film Bachelor's of Applied Science Program should learn to:

Conceive, plan, execute and deliver film content that meets project objectives. Integrate historical, critical and theoretical principles in filmmaking practice. Demonstrate proficiency with filmmaking equipment, software and workflows. Apply skills in filmmaking to specific audiences, content areas, and distribution platforms. Collaborate with others to effectively plan and execute a range of creative projects. Analyze, evaluate, and critique film content. Demonstrate creative and technical problem-solving ability. Exhibit professional etiquette skills. Demonstrate effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrate effective analytical problem-solving and critical thinking skills, using the scientific method where appropriate. Locate, retrieve, and evaluate information using appropriate research tools. TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS Film Production Mobile Media Media Post Production Commercials/Advertising Grip and Lighting Editing Project Planning and Management Title Design Storytelling Techniques Funding and Distribution Professional Life Skills YOUR LEARNING EXPERIENCE Maintain curricula that reflect industry-standard best practices to prepare students for entry-level employment in the creative media and entertainment industries. Employ qualified, experienced, professional faculty who facilitate learning. Deliver curriculum through practice-based activities, guided discussions, and real world assessments, providing students opportunity to apply what they... [-]

Bachelor of Communication Arts - Broadcast and Journalism

Stamford International University
Campus Full time 42 months March 2019 Thailand Bangkok

Broadcast and Journalism students master the art of print and visual narratives and study how to artfully combine an understanding of a subject with creativity in order to shape people’s view of the world. Our exciting curriculum is taught and designed by professionals with extensive industry experience – both in Thailand and further afield. [+]

Overview

Join Stamford’s Communication Arts program and begin your career in the exciting and dynamic field of communication and media. Enhance your skills with professional facilities such as industry-standard audio-visual equipment and state-of-the-art edit suites.

Broadcast and Journalism students master the art of print and visual narratives and study how to artfully combine an understanding of a subject with creativity in order to shape people’s view of the world. Our exciting curriculum is taught and designed by professionals with extensive industry experience – both in Thailand and further afield.

Tailor your academic experience with the option to pick between two minors:... [-]


Bachelor in Communication & Entertainment Management

International University of Monaco
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Monaco Monaco-Ville

I.U.M. Bachelor’s program in Communication and Entertainment Management (BECOM) offers students dual expertise from both the I.U.M. Business School and Sup de Pub. [+]

Bachelor in Communication & Entertainment Management

3-year program Combined theoretical and practical approach Possibility to study at one of our partner Universities in Americas, Asia or Europe All courses are offered in English Unparalleled student diversity, 50+ nationalities Dual degree: IUM's Bachelor in Communication & Entertainment Management and Sup de Pub's SPCOM Bachelor

Why a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Entertainment Management at IUM?

IUM Bachelor’s program in Communication and Entertainment Management (BECOM) offers students dual expertise from both the IUM Business School and Sup de Pub, a renowned advertising partner school. This undergraduate program gives practical courses in communication and entertainment management, and a deep understanding of how these areas function.... [-]


Bachelor Communications and Journalism

Felician University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Rutherford

As a communications major at Felician, you will learn to tell your stories to the world! Our close proximity to New York City makes the department an ideal place to prepare for a career in communications, journalism or videomaking. You will learn from professionals with industry experience in the "media capital of the world," including reporters in radio, television and print journalism. [+]

As a communications major at Felician, you will learn to tell your stories to the world! Our close proximity to New York City makes the department an ideal place to prepare for a career in communications, journalism or videomaking. You will learn from professionals with industry experience in the "media capital of the world," including reporters in radio, television and print journalism.

Our own student-run radio station, WRFC, is a state-of-the-art facility where you will have the opportunity to design your own show, select music and discussion topics, and run the station's digital radio equipment. The radio studio is located in the Little Theatre complex on the Rutherford Campus. The Little Theater is a 90-seat, black box theater with digital video projection and Dolby Digital 5.1 multichannel surround sound system – often used as a communications classroom for film screenings and student projects.... [-]


Bachelor in Communication and Digital Studies

University of Mary Washington
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Fredericksburg

Communication and technology are in constant motion. Our bachelor’s program in communications and digital studies teaches adults – and tech-savvy teens – to share ideas in a media-driven world. A cutting-edge curriculum targets emerging technology and teaches you to create powerful messaging, design multi-media campaigns, and build a digital identity. [+]

Communication and Digital Studies

Communication and technology are in constant motion. Our bachelor’s program in communications and digital studies teaches adults – and tech-savvy teens – to share ideas in a media-driven world. A cutting-edge curriculum targets emerging technology and teaches you to create powerful messaging, design multi-media campaigns, and build a digital identity.

Areas of Study

Pair core courses in communications and digital studies with an exciting array of electives, including Introduction to Film Studies; Games and Culture; Approaches to Video Art; Social Media; The Graphic Novel; and History of the Information Age.

Requirements

The communication and digital studies major requires 36 credits in two core groups – 15 credits in communications, 9 credits in digital studies – plus 12 elective credits.... [-]


Bachelor of Communication

Lakeland University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Plymouth

No human behavior has evolved more dramatically over the past decade than communication, and there's no stopping these winds of change. Print media continues to scramble, trying to keep up with the ever-changing online world. Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter become more and more prevalent every day. [+]

No human behavior has evolved more dramatically over the past decade than communication, and there's no stopping these winds of change. Print media continues to scramble, trying to keep up with the ever-changing online world. Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter become more and more prevalent every day. And video communication is gaining popularity.

When it comes to communication, dramatic change is ongoing, and the traditional ways of reaching an audience simply aren't sustainable – at least on their own. Here at Lakeland College, we are on the cutting edge of the communication revolution, and you will be too.

It's a new media world, and the way we choose to address that fact is by making 'new media' the center piece of the puzzle for our communication major. We've got something new going on, and the curriculum at other colleges and universities just isn't cutting it. They haven't caught on, and we have. There's not another program like ours.... [-]


Bachelor's in Communication

Cabrini University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Radnor

Develop your ability to think clearly, discover and interpret information, and communicate results—skills applicable to careers in many fields—with a major or minor in Communications. [+]

Develop your ability to think clearly, discover and interpret information, and communicate results—skills applicable to careers in many fields—with a major or minor in Communications.

Housed in a fully digital, networked Communications Center, the Communication program mirrors the professional world of converging media as you create content and develop skills across a variety of traditional and new media.

Communication Program Details

Create content and develop skills across a variety of media as a Communication major.

Develop as an individual and hone your cooperative and leadership skills as you cultivate partnerships among video students, audio students, writers, marketing communicators, and graphic designers in the digital Communications Center and create media projects that have an audience outside the classroom in the real world.... [-]


BEng in Process Engineering

German University of Technology in Oman
Campus Full time 7 semesters September 2019 Oman Muscat

The Bachelor of Engineering in Process Engineering at GUtech is tailored to the requirements of the Sultanate of Oman and the wider region, yet it draws on state-of-the-art expertise accumulated at RWTH Aachen, Germany, the affiliate University of GUtech. [+]

The Bachelor of Engineering in Process Engineering at GUtech is tailored to the requirements of the Sultanate of Oman and the wider region, yet it draws on state-of-the-art expertise accumulated at RWTH Aachen, Germany, the affiliate University of GUtech.

The programme places a strong emphasis on the employability of GUtech’s graduates. Many elements of the programme are therefore accomplished in cooperation with local and international industry partners.

In addition, essential “soft skills” such as critical and creative thinking, life-long learning, intercultural communication, and teamwork are integrated throughout the curriculum, in order to give graduates all of the skills they need to become entrepreneurs, should they wish, boosting job creation in the Sultanate and elsewhere.... [-]


Bachelor's in Communication

Hope College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Holland

Communication majors create and share meaning for the common good. Join our department to discover the central, complex role of communication in society. Our students learn to communicate effectively across multiple contexts — in civic life, across cultures, in workplaces, and in relationships. [+]

Communication majors create and share meaning for the common good.

Join our department to discover the central, complex role of communication in society. Our students learn to communicate effectively across multiple contexts — in civic life, across cultures, in workplaces and in relationships.

With a degree in communication from Hope, you’re showcasing your commitment to ethical, competent communication.

Whatever you choose to do with your communication degree — and trust us, the opportunities are boundless — you’ll get a head start on life outside of the classroom by taking part in an internship, completing rigorous coursework, exploring the world through off-campus study and finding your place in student clubs throughout campus.... [-]


Bachelor of Design specialising in Audio Visual Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2019 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Audio Visual Design students fuse powerful visual messages through the conceptual and technical blending of sound and motion design. Topics covered throughout the course include Digital multimedia production; motion design and storytelling; narratology; creative, corporate and commercial videography; music and acoustic fundamental theory; sound design and audio editing; music and motion in society and... [+]

Audio Visual Design students fuse powerful visual messages through the conceptual and technical blending of sound and motion design. Topics covered throughout the course include Digital multimedia production; motion design and storytelling; narratology; creative, corporate and commercial videography; music and acoustic fundamental theory; sound design and audio editing; music and motion in society and professional media practice. Students will be taught to work across a wide spectrum of audio and visual editing hardware and software tools. Solid technical skills coupled with a firm grounding in human psychology/viewer behavior and the production industry will allow graduates entry into versatile fields within the creative and corporate sectors.... [-]


Bachelor in Communications

Wilson College
Campus September 2019 USA Chambersburg

The communications program at Wilson College balances critical thinking, media theory and writing skills for use in both traditional media markets and today’s emerging digital media forms. [+]

Amplify your message on every platform

From journalistic writing and legal media issues to media theory, students study the foundations of communications and apply that learning in traditional and digital media environments. In the process, students learn the fundamentals of marketing and advertising while creating content for both print and digital media publications.

Program highlights

Wilson College communications graduates gain an array of marketable skills:

AP Style Print and online media design Public relations Advertising Technical skills for use on traditional and electronic media Computer programming Graphic and website design Photography Marketing Internships in communications ... [-]