Part time Master's Degree in Journalism

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Journalism

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Journalism refers to gathering, organizing, and presenting information in a written or broadcast form. Journalists are writers and communicators who ask the important and sometimes uncomfortable questions to help individuals make sense of the events unfolding around them both locally and internationally.

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Master in Open Media

Macromedia University for Media and Communication
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Munich

Whether as an employee in corporate communications, as a freelance designer, entrepreneur or marketing manager of a publishing house: a classical study does not often meet the complex job requirements of the media industry. In a modular Open Media Master programme you therefore have the opportunity to put together your individual study according to your specific requirements [+]

Design your own curriculum: Whether as an employee in corporate communications, as a freelance designer, entrepreneur or marketing manager of a publishing house: a classic study is sometimes not adequate to meet the complex requirements of the professional media industry. In the modular master program Open Media students have the opportunity to put together their studies individually according to their specific requirements. They are based on a few core modules in which they train their scientific and methodological expertise to develop basic management skills and broaden their knowledge of media law and economics. Based on this, students select the areas of Design, Journalism, and Management courses relevant to them. The master's program Open Media has a strong international focus. A majority of the courses will be in English and the students work in interdisciplinary projects to deal with international issues. According to the non-consecutive principle of studies, the MHMK Master School’s degree in Open Media program is not only limited to those who hold Bachelor degrees in media related fields, but to all those interested parties of any fields, who bring first-hand professional experience in the media industry. Flexible lecture hours and part-time studies are possible due to the low amount of required portions. ... [-]


Master in Journalism

Macromedia University for Media and Communication
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Berlin

Whether as an Editorial Director or a freelance journalist: good writing skills in the digital age are no longer enough to succeed. In the Master programme in Journalism, students are trained not only in journalism, but also develop management and leadership skills [+]

Journalism and management think together:

With the increase in digitalization comes an increase in the complexity of journalistic business models.Whoever wants to take over leadership in journalism must have management skills.

 

Students in the master program in journalism are trained not only in a journalistic way, but also get prepared for management and leadership skills. They acquire basic knowledge of media economics, learn to screen business models, and develop an entrepreneurial spirit. According to the non-consecutive principle of studies, the MHMK Master School’s degree in journalism program is not only limited to those who hold Bachelor degrees in journalism, but to all those interested in working as a journalist. Journalistic applications form an important part of the curriculum and can be strengthened in the optional practical year between the second and third semesters.... [-]


MA, MPhil, PhD - Research Journalism

University of Kent, Centre for Journalism
Campus Part time 1 - 6 years September 2017 United Kingdom Chatham

Research programmes are best suited to students who have a clear and original idea of a topic that they would like to investigate in detail. [+]

Best Part time Masters in Journalism 2017. We welcome research applications across the range of expertise in the Centre and from all over the world. Research programmes are best suited to students who have a clear and original idea of a topic that they would like to investigate in detail. There are two types of programme: the MA by Research entails producing a 40,000 word thesis; the MPhil and PhD programmes demand a high level of research and analysis resulting in dissertations of c50,000 words (MPhil) or 80,000 words (PhD). All first-year research students attend a Methodologies and Research Skills seminar. Through the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Centre provides training in methods of using sources and can assist in funding applications. Postgraduate programmes in journalism at Kent offer you the opportunity to research and learn in an environment that combines excellence in the practice of convergent, multimedia journalism with intellectual leadership in the history, ethics and future of the news industry. The Centre for Journalism is leading the development of journalism as an academic discipline rooted in professional newsroom practice. It was established in 2008 to achieve top standards in teaching and research. A lively and welcoming community spirit exists within the Centre. There are regular social events, seminars and masterclasses. Recent visitors have included: Allan Little, BBC correspondent; Sarah Ivens founding Editor-in-Chief of OK! Magazine USA; Gavin Esler, presenter of Newsnight; Jon Snow, presenter of Channel 4 News, Mark Thompson, former Director General of the BBC, Alex Crawford three times RTS TV journalist of the year, Stephanie Flanders former Economics Editor BBC and Stuart Ramsay Sky News Chief Correspondent. Thanks to the range of research and professional interests in the Centre, we can offer wide scope for research supervision. The Centre enjoys strong links with other academic departments including the School of History, Kent Law School and the School of Politics and International Relations. It encourages collaborative and interdisciplinary research and joint supervision. [-]

Writing

Birmingham City University Faculty of Art, Design and Media
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Birmingham

The MA in Writing at Birmingham City University is aimed at emerging writers and can be taken over one year full-time or two years part-time. Key features of the course include: * The opportunity to learn from distinguished practitioners, with tuition from Ian Marchant, Gregory Leadbetter, Anthony Mellors, Andy Conway, and from among the Fellows of the Institute of Creative and Critical Writing (http://www.bcu.ac.uk/iccw), including Helen Cross, Caroline Jester, Sally Read, Patrick McGuinness and David Morley. * A flexible modular structure, with options in Fiction, Screenwriting, Creative Non-fiction, Scripting and Staging, and Poetry, taken together with the compulsory module Reading into Writing and a Final Project. * Direct contact with guest authors, literary agents, publishers, editors, and development agencies through the Institute of Creative and Critical Writing programme of seminars, readings and public events. * Our masterclass system, offering a detailed critique of your work by an established author – and the benefit of hearing other students’ work receive the same attention. * The opportunity for publication in our annual anthology of new writing, and to present your work in public at the end of year show in Birmingham city centre. * Online support through the Moodle e-learning interface. * Distance Learning modules in Fiction and Screenwriting, enabling you to study these options entirely from home, should you wish. [+]

Entry Requirements

Admission to the course is based on talent, potential and commitment. This is assessed through your application form, a sample of your written work (c. 2000 words of prose, or equivalent in script or poetry), and usually an interview, either in person or over the telephone.

 

Employability

We believe that the study of writing has an inherent personal and cultural value – but we also support those who wish to pursue a professional career as a writer, by preparing our students for the literary marketplace. The School of English is very active in research, with excellent 2008 RAE results. MPhil and PhD opportunities may be available.

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Masters in Social Media

Birmingham City University Faculty of Art, Design and Media
Campus or Online Part time 1 - 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Birmingham

If recent years have shown anything, it's that social media is changing the relationship between citizens and the state, whilst enabling others to more effectively reach and engage with audiences on a commercial level. Either way, it’s clear that there are opportunities for social media professionals to make significant impacts in their rapidly growing field, innovate and shape practice. Explore How Business and Non-Profits Can Utilise Social Media: The opportunities are many. On the one hand, established businesses are seeking to co-opt the tools of social media and use them for commercial gain. Many organisations now employ teams of social media managers, bloggers and specialist digital marketing professionals; jobs that didn't exist a decade ago. On the other hand, third sector organisations are making use of these tools to build complex and conversational communication strategies for minimal cost. Both commercial and non-commercial organisations need to deepen their understanding of how social media can support their aims. Become a Social Media Expert: On the MA Social Media, at Birmingham School of Media or by distance-learning, you will explore the techniques of social media, consider the development and direction of social media as a creative industry, and will contribute new research and knowledge to the field. For students studying on-campus, Birmingham has a thriving social media scene with strong links to the course, and this scene is fast becoming an industry. It is therefore wholly appropriate that this programme should be based within Birmingham School of Media, where students will have access to a peer group and active community of social media practitioners. [+]

Course Summary

If recent years have shown anything, it's that social media is changing the relationship between citizens and the state, whilst enabling others to more effectively reach and engage with audiences on a commercial level. Either way, it’s clear that there are opportunities for social media professionals to make significant impacts in their rapidly growing field, innovate and shape practice.

Explore How Business and Non-Profits Can Utilise Social Media: The opportunities are many. On the one hand, established businesses are seeking to co-opt the tools of social media and use them for commercial gain. Many organisations now employ teams of social media managers, bloggers and specialist digital marketing professionals; jobs that didn't exist a decade ago. On the other hand, third sector organisations are making use of these tools to build complex and conversational communication strategies for minimal cost. Both commercial and non-commercial organisations need to deepen their understanding of how social media can support their aims.... [-]


Master's Degree In Communication And Sports Journalism

Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM)
Campus Part time 9 months October 2017 Spain Villaviciosa de Odón (Madrid)

The College Real Madrid - European University is the first higher education institution specializing in sports and their relationship with management, health, physical activity, communication and entertainment. [+]

The Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid - European University It is the first institution of higher education specializing in sport and its relationship with management, health, physical activity, communication and entertainment. Taught postgraduate studies aimed at professionals from different sectors related to sports, both professional and amateur and college graduates. The Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid - European University reproduced and transmitted in all graduate programs on the one hand, the extensive experience that Real Madrid has accumulated management and have led him to be the world leader Club in revenue, results and solvency, and on the other, the innovative vocation , prestige and academic recognition of the European university. The Santiago Bernabeu football stadium and the Sports City of Real Madrid They are become campus to house numerous times School sessions while the daily tasks of executives Club becomes the best case study. An international project to develop leaders who transcend the limits of Sport The training activity of the School is based on three pillars: international vocation, professional approach and leadership training. All programs of the School Real Madrid - European University are designed on practical learning system daily and constant connection with the reality of professions. Professional approach that is based on multidisciplinary knowledge that characterizes sports management and is one of the main premises on which are designed and delivered graduate programs. Another objective of the School is to train specialized professionals who are able to be leaders in any discipline that somehow are related to sports. WHY STUDY IN THE EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY We provide a comprehensive, international university education, designed to help students adjust to the workplace and personal development. Our fundamental principle is academic quality, which reinforced with practical classes and use the latest technology in the classroom. The faculty is highly qualified and has extensive teaching experience, professional and research that enriches the education and training of the student. The small groups allow permanent and direct contact with the teacher and can make the most of the practices of each of the degrees facilities. We are at the head of the Spanish universities in adapting our curriculum to the European Higher Education Area. We have agreements with more than 2,700 companies to offer more internship to our students and our graduates employment. We offer all our students the opportunity to complete part of their studies at a foreign university. Thanks to the numerous international programs we offer, our students can choose from more than 40 destination countries. Our curricula are designed so that all graduates from the European University of Madrid dominate the English language. It also offers the possibility to supplement their study with others. We are part of Laureate International Universities, a global leader in higher education. This schools network power your international presence, facilitating your trip abroad exchange programs. Master's degree in communication and sports journalism Ranked among the top 5 specializes in the area of ​​communication and the only specialized sports in Spain as World Ranking Masters 2015. [-]

International Media Innovation Management

International Media Innovation Management
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2017 Germany Berlin

This program (online and presence modules in Germany, Austria, Spain, USA) is aimed at high-potentials from the media and creative industries. Executive students from www.imim-master.com dome from different positions in their respective value chains: development, financing, content, journalism, production, distribution, regulation/legislation. [+]

Best Part time Masters in Journalism 2017. Master's program in International Media Innovation Management -- imim This program is aimed at high-potentials from the media and creative industries – with different positions in their respective value chains. Please note: APPLICATION PERIOD for its next start in autumn 2015 has ENDED on 1st of July! IMIM students have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in fields such as development, financing, content, journalism and production, distribution, regulation/legislation. During the two-year study, they pool their forces together into a media innovation think tank. With lecturers from leading media companies and universities from all over the world (Poynter Institute, Guardian, New York Times, Die Welt, Universidad Miguel Hernandez and many more) and seminars in Austria, Germany, Spain, the US and online, they work together in an international network. The students deal with real-life situations submitted by participating enterprises. Thus, companies participating in the program have a say in the structuring of the syllabus. “The students’ collaboration with academics, management trainers, journalists and business managers is crucial”, says Program Director Andy Kaltenbrunner, “innovation is to be established as the main currency of exchange in an international team.” The curriculum is divided into five one-week compulsory attendance modules (taking place in Austria, Germany, Spain and the US), complemented with e-learning. Lecturers: Leading international experts in media, journalism, technology, and change management, some from academia, others within the industry, including Wolfgang Blau (The Guardian), Lucy Küng (Universities of Oxford/Reuters Insitute, St. Gallen), Bill Horn (The New York Times), Klaus Meier (Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt), Romanus Otte (Die Welt), José García Avilés (University Miguel Hernández) and many more. The full list of lecturers can be found here. www.imim-master.com/faculty Curriculum Module 1 – Media Economics Digitalisation & Convergence, Supply Chain Management, Convergent Products, Business Models Module 2 – Society Impact of Digitalisation, Ethical Values Challenged by Economy, Politics & Society, Media Law Module 3 – Communication/Journalism Crossmedia, Quality in Journalism, Media Workflows Module 4 – Innovation Management Cultural Differences, Team Building, Innovation Processes, Benchmarking, Rating and Implementing Innovation Module 5 – Management Skills Self Management, Change Management, Leadership, Project Management Module 6 – Master's Thesis In indiviual work or small international teams of two to four, students will analyse a specific problem (e.g. of one of IMIM's partner companies) for their Master's thesis. They will be coached by their mentors, professional strategists. The project will take several months and ends in a presentation. Further Information Partners: Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg/Florida, USA (Bill Mitchell, affiliate), Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche, Spain (José García Avilés), Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany (Klaus Meier) Language of Instruction: English Students’ fees/Expenses for integrated business partners: € 20.000/year (program lasts 2 years), scholarships covering up to 75% are available. Including: Student fees cover: all textbooks and online materials, individual language training, lodging and travel costs within the countries in which the attendance blocks take place (Austria, Germany, Spain, USA). Business partner fees cover: suggestion of a real-life project (to be then implemented in their company) and sending a lecturer or executive to the program’s format “Meet the Executive”. Degree Earned: Master of Arts in International Media Innovation Management Carriers: fjum_forum for journalism and media vienna (Daniela Kraus, Director) and Berlin University for Professional Studies (Ada Pellert, President). [-]

Master in Media Studies

Braunschweig University of Art (HBK)
Campus Part time October 2017 Germany Braunschweig

The master's degree in Media Studies was conceived as a cultural studies programme, which would relate design issues with academic research. [+]

Master in Media Studies

The master's degree in Media Studies at the Braunschweig University of Art (HBK) was conceived as a cultural studies programme, which would relate design issues with academic research.

The intense interdisciplinary nature of this Media Studies programme is made possible by cross-institutional course structuring. Complementing the HBK's specialisation in the fields of aesthetics, art history, and design, the degree also includes courses on systems engineering, architecture, English studies, and media technology at the Technical University Braunschweig. The Master of Arts qualifies graduates of the programme for employment in numerous vocational fields, as well as for possible doctoral studies.... [-]


Master´s Degree in Communication and Sports Journalism - Spanish taught

Real Madrid International School
Online & Campus Combined Part time 10 months October 2017 Spain Madrid

The Master's Degree in Communication and Sports Journalism is intended to train media professionals and leaders who can raise sports to the category of a social phenomenon through the use of any medium in the current communications industry: written, multimedia, audiovisual or digital. [+]

Best Part time Masters in Journalism 2017. The Master's Degree in Communication and Sports Journalism is intended to train media professionals and leaders who can raise sports to the category of a social phenomenon through the use of any medium in the current communications industry: written, multimedia, audiovisual or digital. Real Madrid Graduate School - Universidad Europea contributes the experience of the most important sports club in the world and the rigor of Universidad Europea to design and offer a benchmark Master's Degree in the field of communication. Thanks to agreements with sports companies and media, internships are available in the newsrooms of professional media for students before they enter the world of work. Also, the Real Madrid facilities will be available throughout the program so that students can make full use of them. Key Aspects Language: Spanish Designed for: The Master's Degree in Communication and Sports Journalism offers specialization for Journalism and Media Studies graduates. It is also an interesting option for students from the areas of economics, social studies or sports studies who want to explore sports journalism and excel in the new working environment that television and radio networks, digital media and sports newspapers demand. It is an excellent opportunity for graduates looking for a solid specialization in a Graduate Degree with very good job prospects. Qualification: At the end of the course, students will receive the Official Master’s Degree of Máster Universitario en Comunicación y Periodismo Deportivo. Duration: 60 ECTS, from October to May. Study mode: Campus - based. Class schedule: Monday to Thursday, 4.30 to 8.30 p.m. Students will occasionally have activities at other times, but these are flexible. Campus: Villaviciosa de Odón Campus of Universidad Europea, ‘Real Madrid City’ (Valdebebas) and Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. Methodology and internships: The methodology of the Master's Degree in Communication and Sports Journalism is based on a combination of six modules of theoretical and practical content, giving an in-depth understanding of sports and the media (alongside activities taught by professionals and the application of new technologies). These modules are complemented by a master's thesis, internships in media newsrooms and sports entities (in professional and in research contexts, with different numbers of credits), and a training module focused on scientific research methods, in the case of the research specialization. The course also includes conferences and gives students the chance to create their own radio and television programs, blogs and multimedia reports. Students will be able to participate in open dialogues with figures from the world of sports and professionals from leading media. Thanks to role-playing exercises, students will experience real situations that professionals face in a sports newsroom: press conferences, interviews, crisis communication strategies, etc. Students of the Master's Degree in Communication and Sports Journalism will also participate in a specific program of visits to the facilities of Real Madrid relating to the subjects studied. Facilities: Universidad Europea has fully equipped Media Studies facilities: newsroom with agency service, QuarkXPress, complete TV studios (set, production control room, virtual studio and editing booths with AVID and Final Cut systems, and other audiovisual equipment), and three complete radio studios with the latest technology in hard disk systems for broadcasting). Students will visit ‘Real Madrid City’ and other club facilities during ‘White Week’ (Semana Blanca): a period of total immersion in the running of the best soccer club of the 20th century. [-]

Master's Degree In Journalism And Digital Media

Instituto Universitario de Posgrado (IUP)
Online Part time 10 months September 2017 Spain Madrid

Faced with the changes that generates a digital environment in the structure, production and management of information, the Masters in Journalism and Digital Online offers a global vision and a deepening practice .... [+]

Master in Journalism and Digital Communication

Students will be part of the drafting of a digital newspaper

The development of digital media and application of new technologies to traditional media professionals demand the need to adapt to new media.

Faced with the changes that generates a digital environment in the structure, production and management of information, the Masters in Journalism and Digital Online offers a global vision and a deepening practice in the new technologies available, in its application and its benefits they contribute to information processing. Internet opens up a range of possibilities and business professionals are increasingly demanding more capable of exploiting all the capabilities of the new medium in their communication channels. ... [-]