Master's Degree in International Journalism in Örebro in Sweden

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International Journalism

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

International journalism is a field focused on bringing global events to the attention of the world. By studying international journalism, students learn how to work in the fields of broadcast, print and online journalism, and how to report on new and different environments in a meaningful way.

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.

Having a headcount of over 100,000 people, Örebro city is the administrative center of the Örebro municipality of Örebro County, Sweden. It is the home town to one of Sweden’s new upgraded colleges – the Örebro University.

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Master (One Year) Programme Journalism Connected

Örebro University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 Sweden Örebro

At the heart of Journalism Connected is the digital reporter, equipped for the globalizing world, who is capable of mastering interactive ICTs in story and content [+]

Masters in International Journalism in Örebro in Sweden. At the heart of Journalism Connected is the digital reporter, equipped for the globalizing world, who is capable of mastering interactive ICTs in story and content production. A one-year Master's programme with 60 ECTS credits, Journalism Connected is a programme designed for newcomers to journalism. At the heart of Journalism Connected is the digital reporter, equipped for the globalizing world, who is capable of mastering interactive ICTs in story and content production. The Journalism Connected programme is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in the arts, sciences and/or other disciplines and with little or no previous journalism education or experience. It's for those who would like to adapt their competence in, for example, economics, politics, technology or design to journalism. You will acquire a knowledge of digital journalism and skills in reporting, media editing and production. The proliferation of multimedia technologies has made digital and interactive skills necessary for today's journalist to become successful in the profession. Contemporary and future journalists need practical digital knowledge which is different from traditional print or broadcast production, exploiting the distinctive features of new interactive media, such as the ability to design, link, archive, and produce content for multiple platforms, and integrate readers/users through social media. However, core journalism skills are still essential, so students will learn to research, gather, evaluate and analyze information and sources, and to write with accuracy, brevity, and clarity in an ethically informed way. The programme has a global focus on journalism as well as on society. Journalism Connected courses are designed with an entrepreneurial media business format, where students are exposed to the concept of newsroom production. Students work individually and as part of a team in news research, design and production with interactive multiplatform applications for delivering and evaluation. They form teams which shepherd media stories through the production pipeline - from sketch and design to final implementation, testing, and maintenance. Important principles for Journalism Connected include creative learning through "trial and error", independence and responsibility. The language of instruction is English and applicants need to be proficient in that language to be eligible for admission. Specific entry requirements A Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits in any field. In addition, knowledge of English corresponding to the course "English B" or course "English 6" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School is required. For more information on how to document your English language qualifications, see University Admissions in Sweden. Qualifications (degree awarded) Degree of Master of Arts/Science [60 credits] Career There are many career paths students can choose. As a Journalism Connected graduate, you can work as a journalist in a traditional news media company as well as a paid freelancer or "stringer" for existing companies. You can also become a paid full-time blogger or fact-gathering journalist for NGOs or government bodies. The field is wide open and expanding every day. Additional information The application period is open between October 16th 2015 - January 15th, 2016. [-]