Masters Programs in Journalism

Compare 20 Masters Programs in Journalism

A deeper understanding of your field of study can be achieved with a master’s degree. You can receive intensive learning experiences that can lead to future opportunities for employment.

What is a Master in Journalism? It is a program that teaches skills in public communication to cover a range of story topics from current events to pop culture. Journalism can apply in all types of media from online to print, and it is needed in this internet-reliant world. Some courses in this program may include public relations, branding, marketing, and writing. You may take courses that cover multicultural issues across the globe. There may be several hands-on classes that teach journalism in real-world settings.

By taking this journalism program, you may learn how to write expertly and advertise efficiently. You may also learn how to communicate in both the business and social aspects of your life, providing more opportunities to share a community’s stories.

If you are interested in this program, contact your school for information concerning prices and fees. Journalism can be studied internationally. Schools often have different prices for courses.

There are many career options as a journalist with a master’s degree. If you are passionate about freedom of the press, consider becoming an investigative journalist, reporter, or a newspaper editor. Each of these jobs is fast paced and focused on present times. Public relations professionals and marketing specialists are in high demand if you are interested in advertising and business. If these careers are not for you, consider becoming a technical writing executive or a freelance writer. Sports writers, social media specialists, and photojournalists are plausible options as well.

Do a little research to find online classes and courses for a Master in Journalism. There are many schools and universities that have online degrees. 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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Master in Journalism

Across the Pond
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 28 more

Studying journalism in the UK could be a great opportunity to further your education while receiving international experience in a global field. We have some wonderful programs in the UK where you can specialize in journalism quickly and not have to take any non-related classes. You can do a 3 year bachelor degree or a 1 year graduate degree and save at least one year attending a program in the UK instead of the US. [+]

Masters in Journalism. Studying journalism in the UK could be a great opportunity to further your education while receiving international experience in a global field. We have some wonderful programs in the UK where you can specialize in journalism quickly and not have to take any non-related classes. You can do a 3 year bachelor degree or a 1 year graduate degree and save at least one year attending a program in the UK instead of the US. Attending an esteemed program for journalism in the UK would set you apart in the job market. Journalism is a field that is ever changing and international. You would receive invaluable experience studying at one of our partner Universities in locations like London or Glasgow, Scotland, which is the media hub of Scotland and becoming a major hub of the entire UK. In Glasgow you can study at the University of Strathclyde where they offer a very specialized Masters in Investigative Journalism where working professionals can upgrade their skills with theoretical and practical experience like how to overturn a wrongful conviction. If you are looking to study a postgraduate degree in the UK, we work with some of the leading programs in the UK. University of Kent’s Journalism is ranked 1st in the UK for journalism by the The Guardian University Guide 2015. It could be a great program for students who love to have a diverse blended discipline experience because it is encourages interdisciplinary research and has strong links with other... [-]

Master in Entrepreneurship ® CELSA Paris - Sorbonne

Celsa Paris-Sorbonne
Campus Part time 1 year January 2018 France Paris

Are you prepared for the future of journalism and media communications? Do you have what it takes to be a media innovator and influence the course of investigative journalism? Don't miss your chance to study at the world-renowned Paris-Sorbonne! [+]

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Master in Journalism and Media Industries

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

The graduate program in Journalism and Media Industries aims at training and educating experienced and knowledgeable media professionals open to societal changes, professional challenges and innovations, possessing journalistic knowledge and expertise not only to adequately respond to various societal needs, but also to critically analyze the impact of media in the country's public life, and to initiate new and innovative communications services, interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and multi-media projects. [+]

Masters in Journalism. The graduate program in Journalism and Media Industries aims at training and educating experienced and knowledgeable media professionals open to societal changes, professional challenges and innovations, possessing journalistic knowledge and expertise not only to adequately respond to various societal needs, but also to critically analyze the impact of media in the country's public life, and to initiate new and innovative communications services, interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and multi-media projects. Study subjects taught in the program cover a variety of issues in the field of journalism and media studies, predominantly those related to social and media changes, globally and contextually focused innovations. The study program also includes compulsory Internship course (organized during Summer semester), which is aimed to provide students with an opportunity to put their knowledge and skills into practice and gain on-the-job training in the field of journalism. Feedback of lecturers and students “I will never get tired to say how great was my study experience at VMU. Besides giving me a lot in terms of knowledge, it also allowed me to live in an extremely cozy environment, meeting new international friends and having the chance to get valuable feedback and personal suggestions from a greatly skilled teachers and professors. Undoubtedly my study period at VMU enriched me a lot and gave me additional international experience that will always be useful for any kind of future choice.“ Alessandro Poroli graduated in 2014, now enrolled in PhD studies in Honkong Competencies acquired Program graduates will acquire qualifications and a... [-]

Master in Journalism

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full time September 2018 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

It is the 15th anniversary of the chair "Journalism and world literature," at the Nakhchivan State University in 2017. The staff training of the journalist began at the university from 2001. [+]

Master in Journalism It is the 15th anniversary of the chair "Journalism and world literature," at the Nakhchivan State University in 2017. The staff training of the journalist began at the university from 2001. In 2002"Journalism and world literature" department was established for the purpose of organizing works systematicly and efficiently in this field. The first head of the chair was I.Jafarov, the PhD on philology, assistant- professor. In subsequent years, the PhD on philology, assistant- professor S.Sura led to the chair from 2006 to 2013. Currently, the chair is headed by the PhD on philology Shahla Shiraliyeva. The main directions of scientific researches of the chair are the labor problems of modern Azerbaijan journalism, the history and development of television and radio in Nakhchivan, yesterday and today of Nakhchivan press, television and radio journalism in the twenty-first century, e-journalism, the problems of Azerbaijan journalism history and topical problems of international journalism. The education is in two levels in Azerbaijani (full-time): bachelor and master. 6 are PhD on philology from 8 colleagues of the chair. For the formation of journalist staff, Media Center , University television, "Nuhchikhan" radio, as well as the "New Thought" newspaper are functioning at the university. [-]

Master in Journalism and Social Communication

University of Wroclaw
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Wrocław

The curriculum we offer is designed to help students develop competences necessary in both these professions. It comprises classes (mainly workshops) that will allow graduates to achieve competencies and skills in the area of broadly defined professional public communication, which will enable them to start a career as... [+]

Masters in Journalism. The curriculum we offer is designed to help students develop competences necessary in both these professions. It comprises classes (mainly workshops) that will allow graduates to achieve competencies and skills in the area of broadly defined professional public communication, which will enable them to start a career as: journalists in all kinds and all ranges of media (print media, radio, television, the Internet; local and sublocal media, countrywide and global media; general as well as trade and expert media); specialists in the area of broadly defined image communication: Public Relations, branding, advertising communication, Corporate Identity, etc.; editors/editorial assistants (gatekeepers) in the above mentioned types of media; journalists specializing in a given category of topic-specific journalism (investigative, sports, economic, etc.); radio and TV presenters and producers (work with a camera and microphone); spokespeople and counselors/coaches in the field of communication; coaches and counselors in the field of intercultural communication (in organizations, public institutions, NGOs, etc); counselors in the field of creating public people's image; employees of advertising and PR agencies. Our graduates will also be prepared to operate in the market independently by organizing a media institution or founding an advertising or PR agency. Compulsory Courses 1st semester Foreign Language Journalism Philosophy of Communication Press Workshop War and Foreign Despatch 2nd semester Media and public sphere 3rd semester Audiovisual Forms of Communication TV Workshop 4th semester CMC - Alternative Journalism Culture-Publicistic Journalism Optional Courses 1st semester Intercultural Workshop 2nd semester Advertising Workshop Corporate Design Corporate Identity Creative writing... [-]

Master In Journalism

ESJ Lille : École Supérieure de Journalisme
Campus Part time 2 years September 2018 France Lille

The ESJ Lille Diploma is the oldest graduate of the school. Today is a diploma recognized by the National Joint Committee for Employment of Journalists (CPNEJ) and the Ministry of Higher Education as level "Master 2". It enters contest to +3 (180 ECTS). [+]

The ESJ Lille Diploma is the oldest graduate of the school. Today it is a diploma recognized by theNational Joint Committee for Employment of Journalists (CPNEJ)and the Ministry of Higher Education as level "Master 2". It enters contest to +3 (180 ECTS). The schooling lasts two years in continuous assessment. After two years, students receive a double degree (diploma and degree ESJ Lille IEP Lille). Students 60 per class (including 10 international students) follow a general education in the first year and specialized in second. Through internships and collaborations with media companies, they leave school with a recognized know-how and the first milestones in the media. Students are supervised by a team of experienced and seasoned journalists to the demands of teaching, led by training managers for radio lessons, television, print and multimedia. Students have the most modern professional equipment: multimedia rooms, publication stations CAM, radio studios, TV studio, etc. Let all the tools of a good professional journalist. They also have at their disposal the richest library in the media: 10 000 books, more than 300 publications. [-]

MESTRADO PROFISSIONAL EM PRODUÇÃO JORNALÍSTICA E MERCADO

ESPM
Campus Part time March 2018 Brazil São Paulo

O curso de Mestrado Profissional, Produção Jornalística e Mercado (MPPJM) da ESPM tem como objetivo habilitar profissionais para gerenciar processos de produção e de inovação, visando a atender às demandas das organizações públicas, privadas e da sociedade civil. [+]

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O Mestrado Profissional em Produção Jornalística e Mercado (MPPJM) da ESPM tem como objetivo habilitar profissionais para gerenciar processos de produção e de inovação, visando a atender às demandas das organizações públicas, privadas e da sociedade civil. 

O egresso do Mestrado Profissional em Produção Jornalística e Mercado (MPPJM)  deverá, ao término do programa, estar apto a:

Exercitar e defender o jornalismo ético, responsável e orientado ao interesse social; Compreender e atender as demandas da sociedade contemporânea, marcada pela interatividade e transmutação dos papeis dos sujeitos envolvidos nos processos comunicacionais; Inovar processos e procedimentos no jornalismo de forma a colaborar com as organizações públicas e privadas e com a sociedade civil; Propor soluções e modelos aplicáveis a empreendimentos jornalísticos, com vista a qualificar a gestão no campo da comunicação; Desenvolver processos de criação e explorar novas possibilidades de distribuição e circulação de conteúdos jornalísticos; Produzir conteúdos inovadores em jornalismo, tendo em vista as demandas contemporâneas em um contexto de constante mutação tecnológica; Aplicar metodologias, instrumentos e técnicas com o objetivo de gerar conhecimento e produtos na área; Empreender considerando a proposição de modelos de negócios próprios e/ou de serviços em jornalismo para outras empresas e para a sociedade.   Área de concentração ... [-]

Master in Arts Journalism

Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Campus 1 year July 2018 USA Syracuse

The Goldring Arts Journalism program offers a uniquely flexible combination of courses designed to meet the educational objectives of each student while also providing training in multimedia communications. [+]

Communicating about today's culture—whether online, on-air or in magazines and newspapers—requires advanced skills in digital technology, writing and multimedia storytelling. The professional arts journalist also needs in-depth knowledge in a variety of areas: music, theater, film, visual arts, television, popular culture, fashion, architecture and design.

Traditionally, arts journalists have started out either as artists who learned to write or as writers who became passionately interested in writing about an art form. The Goldring Arts Journalism program offers a uniquely flexible combination of courses designed to meet the educational objectives of each student while also providing training in multimedia communications.... [-]


Master of Advanced Journalism

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 2.5 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Advanced Journalism equips students with the skills, deep knowledge and adaptive capabilities to build a career in today's rapidly changing and often highly disrupted media landscape. [+]

Students gain hands-on experience in reporting, editing and related production and design skills in a wide variety of text, audio and visual mediums. They have the opportunity to use, experience and think about emerging areas of journalistic practice, including drones, virtual reality and computer-assisted reporting, and work with leading practitioners in investigative, sports and entrepreneurial journalism. The overarching aim is to foster agility and innovation in the local, regional and global media landscape. This course is part of an articulated program of study and is suitable for anyone interested in learning how to fully harness the power of journalism, from existing media professionals and journalism graduates needing to upgrade skills or try new things to people interested in realising the full potential of digital disruption.... [-]


Master 1 Journalism

UNIVERSITÉ INTERNATIONALE DE TUNIS (UIT)
Campus Full time September 2018 Tunisia Tunis

Students will learn by practicing journalism: by making stories, writing articles, going on the ground. [+]

At the heart of the Master in Journalism "all media", an obsession: to provide the maximum of tools to the student so that it is versatile (press, TV, radio, web), and works as if the class was a separate writing. Training of Master Level 1 is firmly based practice. Students will learn by practicing journalism: by making stories, writing articles, going on the ground. The coverage of hot topics are always excellent practical applications to learn the journalistic rules. During this year of M1, students will face the professional world in order to build an address book, a network. The main idea: to publish before the end of the Master. Making a business card with his work with a professional teaching team. [-]

Μaster of Arts in Digital Media, Communication and Journalism

Aristotle University Thessaloniki
Distance learning Full time 12 months Open Enrollment Greece Thessaloniki

The MA offers three pathways, each of which is designed to respond to a vital area of contemporary concern and application for researchers and professionals in the fields of communication and journalism. [+]

Masters in Journalism. Μaster of Arts in Digital Media, Communication and Journalism Message from the Program Director Since its establishment, in 1991, the School of Journalism and Mass Communications of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki offers full-time, four-year long BA degree programs both in Journalism and in Mass Communications. The creation of an English language Master’s program in the areas of Journalism and Communications, the first of its kind among Greek public Universities, is based on the School’s 25 year-long success in promoting learning through theory-building, cutting edge technical skills and professional training, and reflects its steadfast commitment to innovation, excellence, interdisciplinary education and international outlook.What makes our Master’s program relevant is the consistent integration of the students' study, skills and projects to the real world. Innovation and thoughtfulness have always been the only route for students, but I can’t think of a more critical time than now, in our highly complex, risk ridden, globalized and networked societies, for all thinking to become more methodical, reflexive and innovative. We look for students who are eager to take on more challenges, to learn more about themselves and about the world, to reach their full potential. Our faculty, all active scholars and researchers, are committed to helping students succeed in their pursuits. Together we work to make each student’s experience at Aristotle University a rich and fulfilling one that broadens his or hers intellectual and professional horizons. We look forward to welcoming you to the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. With best... [-]

One-on-one Broadcasting Master Equivalent inside a real radio station or media company

The Radio Connection
Online & Campus Combined Part time Open Enrollment USA Los Angeles Sacramento San Bernardino San Diego San Francisco San Jose Denver Hartford District of Columbia Jacksonville Miami Orlando Port Charlotte Tampa West Palm Beach Atlanta Honolulu Chicago Indianapolis New Orleans Baltimore Boston Detroit Minneapolis Kansas City Saint Louis Las Vegas Albuquerque New York Charlotte Milwaukee Oklahoma City Cleveland Portland + 32 more

When you are accepted into our program, you will apprentice (extern) inside a real radio station, TV station or other media outlet in the location where you live (or another locale, if you so choose). You receive private, one-on-one instruction from a vastly experienced broadcast professional. This person is actually making a living in broadcasting. You will follow our structured course curriculum. You will receive homework. You will receive plenty of hands-on training in the studio. With our unique program, you do not spend one single day in a classroom! The radio station or media company is your “classroom”, and a real radio professional is your teacher and mentor. You will be the only student in the class! [+]

WE TRAIN YOU AS AN APPRENTICE (EXTERN) INSIDE A REAL RADIO STATION OR MEDIA COMPANY! ONLY AVAILABLE TO CANADIAN AND US CITIZENS When you are accepted into our program, you will apprentice (extern) inside a real radio station, TV station or other media outlet in the location where you live (or another locale, if you so choose). You receive private, one-on-one instruction from a vastly experienced broadcast professional. This person is actually making a living in broadcasting. You will follow our structured course curriculum. You will receive homework. You will receive plenty of hands-on training in the studio. With our unique program, you do not spend one single day in a classroom! The radio station or media company is your “classroom”, and a real radio professional is your teacher and mentor. You will be the only student in the class! At the Radio Connection, you will be gaining a lot more experience than just how to work at a radio station. When you train one-on-one with a broadcasting professional, you'll learn communications skills that can transfer you into many different realms of broadcasting, from radio to television, and even the growing field of Internet streaming and YouTube hosting. Our comprehensive curriculum covers everything you need to become a 21st-century broadcasting professional. It's also why our curriculum is flexible to fit your goals and interests, whether you want to be a radio DJ, voiceover talent, news anchor, sportscaster, or even host your own Internet show! The best thing about the Radio... [-]

Master in Journalism and Communication

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Journalism and Communication is a joint programme offered by the University of Geneva and the University of Neuchâtel (UNINE). The courses for the orientation Information, Communication and the Media are given by the University of Geneva. The core curriculum (24 credits) taught by both universities provides fundamental theoretical grounding in sociology, communication, journalism and the media. The orientation taught in Geneva focuses on communication (with particular emphasis on organisational communication, scientific communication, political communication, etc.), information within the context of the web and the media (strategic information, communication strategy, web and social networking projects, information processing, web marketing, e-reputation), methodological tools and investigative methods. [+]

Masters in Journalism. Master in Journalism and Communication The Master in Journalism and Communication is a joint programme offered by the University of Geneva and the University of Neuchâtel (UNINE). The courses for the orientation Information, Communication and the Media are given by the University of Geneva. The core curriculum (24 credits) taught by both universities provides fundamental theoretical grounding in sociology, communication, journalism and the media. The orientation taught in Geneva focuses on communication (with particular emphasis on organisational communication, scientific communication, political communication, etc.), information within the context of the web and the media (strategic information, communication strategy, web and social networking projects, information processing, web marketing, e-reputation), methodological tools and investigative methods. The programme is designed to respond to the needs of companies and organisations who recruit graduates interested in working in the information and communication sectors in an era of rapidly developing current and new media. Curriculum Required courses: communication and journalism (24Credits) : Media and public relations; theories of communication; information ethics; principles of journalism, etc. Electives: communication, media and new media (24Credits) : Organisational communication and crisis communication; economics of the media and knowledge of its actors; web marketing, e-reputation; qualitative investigative methods, etc. Required courses: dissertation and web projects (24Credits) : Dissertation; communication strategy, web and social networking projects Electives (24Credits) : Information, communication and international organisations; economic and financial information and communication; community management and social networks; digital technologies; international journalism; Europe in the media; applied methods, media analysis and surveys, etc.... [-]

MA in Broadcast Production for Radio and Television

Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology [IADT]
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Ireland Dublin

This production-centred programme will interest graduates of any discipline who wish to acquire editorial and production skills in radio and television broadcasting, and those who want specialist skills in areas such as programme research and production funding for broadcast. [+]

What is Broadcast Production for Radio and Television? This production-centred programme will interest graduates of any discipline who wish to acquire editorial and production skills in radio and television broadcasting, and those who want specialist skills in areas such as programme research and production funding for broadcast. The programme equips students with the essential production practices to pursue a career in radio and television production. The MA includes studio production techniques; editorial and scriptwriting skills; single and multi-camera operation; microphone and sound recording skills; production management; radio and television presentation, production and direction; editing for radio and television. You will also learn about editorial content for programme genres, from news to culture and arts, sports to current affairs, light entertainment to documentary, chat shows to political analysis. On completion of this programme, you will have acquired: - creative and technical production skills specific to radio and television broadcasting - a portfolio of production projects (such as news, current affairs, magazine and light entertainment shows) - a knowledge of professional production roles specific to radio and television - an expanded network of professional contacts in radio and television - an understanding of new production contexts - a range of transferable skills in areas such as project management and teamwork. Attendance is four days per week. However, for some weeks you will be timetabled to attend over the entire week. Aims and Learning Objectives What will I be able to do when I graduate? Opportunities may exist in the radio and television... [-]

MA, MPhil, PhD - Research Journalism

University of Kent, Centre for Journalism
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 6 years September 2018 United Kingdom Chatham + 1 more

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. [+]

Masters in Journalism. 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... [-]