Entry Requirements

  1. BA degree in Journalism, Communication, Advertising Marketing, Political, Social and Cultural Studies, Economics, Comparative, European and International Studies, History, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, Archeology, History of Arts and Foreign Languages at a 2.1 level or equivalent grade (eg. B, very good, etc).

  2. Professional or research experience relevant to the prefered pathway.

  3. Two reference letters

English Language Requirements

All teaching, course materials, and coursework will be in English. Students whose native language is not English and/or whose principal language of university instruction was not English must provide evidence that they have sufficient command of both spoken and written English, which correspond at least to the level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) proficiency levels.

European Journalism

The pathway focuses on the role of news media and journalism in the emergence of a European public sphere. Combining a cross-national comparative approach to European journalistic and news cultures with a hands-on coverage of current European issues, the pathway explores the complexities and challenges regarding the reporting on Europe and the European Union.

Learning Objectives

  • Appreciation of the variety of European journalistic cultures and the heterogeneity of the European media landscape.
  • Understanding of the challenges faced by the emergence of a European journalism and a European public sphere.
  • Awareness of the rise of ‘Europe’ as a distinctive issue area.
  • Acquisition of key investigative, analytical and reporting skills regarding the coverage of issues from a European, rather than national point of view.

Course Structure

Α Core Course

  • EUJ 201 – Concepts and Aspects of European Journalism

Α + Β Electives

  • EUJ 202 – European Media Landscape and Policies
  • EUJ 203 – Structure of the European public sphere
  • EUJ 204 – European journalistic cultures
  • EUJ 205 – Web Journalism
  • EUJ 206 – Web Journalism Ethics
  • EUJ 207 – Explaining Ruritania: Balkans between History and Imagination
  • EUJ 208 – Travel Journalism
  • EUJ 209 – Data Journalism
  • MCC 400 – Communications Research Methods

Please note that the list of electives may change slightly due to faculty sabbatical leaves or the arrival of new faculty members.

Risk Communication and Crisis Journalism

The pathway focuses on the ways media and public, private or nongovernmental organizations communicate about present, emerging, and evolving risks. Combining the methodical engagement with the rich theoretical and case study research literature with a hands-on coverage of current crises and emergencies, the pathway explores the best practices in dealing with the issues of peace and war, environment, science and public health.

Learning Objectives

  • Awareness of the significance of risk communication in contemporary global society.
  • Ability to match the appropriate form of risk communication to the type of risk.
  • Appreciation of the challenges and parameters of independent reporting in the diverse field of risk/crisis journalism.
  • Acquisition of key investigative, analytical and reporting skills regarding the covering of crises/risks/emergencies issues from an independent, scrupulous and socially responsible point of view.

Course Structure

Α Core Course

  • RIC 301 - Risk Communication

Α + Β Electives

  • RIC 302 – Peace Journalism
  • RIC 303 – Environmental Journalism
  • RIC 304 – Science Journalism
  • RIC 305 – Mass Communication and Public Health
  • RIC 306 – Communication Campaign Design and Analysis
  • RIC 307 – Reporting War & Crises
  • RIC 308 – Images of Emergency: The politics of Documentary
  • MCC 309 – Communications Research Methods

Please note that the list of electives may change slightly due to faculty sabbatical leaves or the arrival of new faculty members.

Digital Media, Culture and Communication

The pathway focuses on the new nexus between media, culture, and society forged in the digital age. Specifically, it addresses the impact and implications of the digital transformation, with particular emphasis to the fields of media/cultural industries, connective media, and civil society.

Learning Objectives

  • Critical understanding of the new media environment.
  • Skills in digital content production.
  • Effective use of digital platforms and tools in engaging audiences.
  • Expertise in successfully transitioning an organization to digital.

Course Structure

Α Core Course

  • DIM 101 – New Media: Theories and Perspectives

Α + Β Electives

  • DIM 102 – Digital tools in new media
  • DIM 103 – Digital content production (text, image, sound & video)
  • DIM 104 – Television and Digital Cultures
  • DIM 105 – New Media and Civil Society
  • DIM 106 – Media Psychology
  • DIM 107 – Media Management and Marketing Communications
  • DIM 108 – Network Society: Theories & Practices
  • MCC 400 – Communications Research Methods

Please note that the list of electives may change slightly due to faculty sabbatical leaves or the arrival of new faculty members.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees are set at € 3.000. These are paid directly to the School’s bank account, in three installments, at the beginning of each semester.

For students with exceptional financial needs, alternative payment plans may be arranged, after agreement with the Program’s Administration Officer.

Program taught in:
  • English
Last updated May 4, 2019
This course is Campus based
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12 - 18 months
Full-time
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