The M.A. Convergent Journalism includes the classic media: print, online and audiovisual, which are increasingly converging in the world of media. The target group is graduates in humanities with linguistic competencies who would like to major in one of these three areas: sports/health, business/politics or culture/entertainment.

Features

Both broad and specialized: development of overall journalism skills plus the opportunity to specialize in selected areas

Learning outcomes

A high level of proficiency in journalism methods for the convergent media: print, online, broadcast and mobile

Type Full-time or part-time
Degree Master of Arts (M.A.)
Location Berlin and Cologne

Language

German (Campus Cologne), English (Campus Berlin): M.A. Convergent Journalism

(Written work can be submitted in either language of choice)

Tuition fees Full-time: 670,- € monthly | Part-time: 449,- € monthly

Duration

Full-time: 4 semesters | Part-time: 6 semesters

Testimonial

Jorge Satorre Mulet (22) from Spain has joined the MA in Convergent Journalism at HMKW's Berlin campus in autumn 2016. Here, he talks about his experience.

Ideal Candidates

Applicants: Graduates in the arts and humanities, esp. those who majored in one of the following subjects

  • sport, medicine, psychology (Sports/Health)
  • business administration, social sciences (Business/Politics)
  • language, communication, journalism, media studies (Culture/Entertainment)

Target Jobs: Journalist, publicist, writer, communication and media expert and consultant

Modules

General Modules: Optional subjects e.g. Media Law, Media Asset Management, Intercultural Management, Media Psychology

Specific Modules e.g.: Journalistic methods like research, writing, editing, presentation and cross-media journalism or journalism in convergent media

Advanced Studies: Theory and practice of journalism in the fields of Sports/Health or Business/ Politics or Culture/Entertainment

Entry requirements

  • Very good degree in one of areas mentioned (university or university of applied sciences)
  • plus internal assessment process

Please note: After your matriculation, we offer you a refund of the uni-assist fee in the amount of 75,00 € if you submit the original receipt to HMKW.

Program taught in:
English
German

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Last updated October 31, 2018
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