Masters Programs in Journalism

Compare 17 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 Degree in Applied Communication - Applied Studies in Journalism

Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

There is also a strong focus on research, reflected in the creation of the Master Degree in Applied Communication - Applied Studies in Journalism. This 2nd cycle offer will be supplemented in the coming years by other areas such as Advertising and Marketing, among others. [+]

Masters in Journalism. The world does not stop and UAL accompanies it. As we know that the media sector in Portugal and in the world is constantly changing, we renewed our syllabus. From now on we offer practical courses in all semesters with the aim of promoting multi-faceted training in the fields of journalism, public relations, advertising, and marketing. This new initiative responds best to a labour market that is increasingly demanding and opens doors to graduates to work in any of these areas of communication. We are located in the heart of Lisbon, within walking distance of Marques de Pombal, with new television and radio studios that include modern newsrooms and digital equipment. We are here but also worldwide, thanks to the portal UALMedia (www.ualmedia.pt), a multimedia platform updated daily by our Communication Sciences students and showcasing their work. Guided by lecturers and qualified technicians, in our department students acquire experience and become familiar with professional routines in a real work environment, thus helping them integrate better in a competitive job market. The new syllabus balances theory and practice, teaching students to think and also to do it ... right from the first semester. The faculty has been strengthened, receiving new lecturers with PhD degrees and professional experience, dedicated full-time to their students. There is also a strong focus on research, reflected in the creation of the Master Degree in Applied Communication - Applied Studies in Journalism. This 2nd cycle offer will be supplemented in the coming years by... [-]

Master in Journalism and Social Communication

University of Wroclaw
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 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... [+]

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 Organizational Culture Radio... [-]

Master In Creative Photography

Escuela Universitaria ERAM
Campus Part time 9 months October 2017 Spain Salt

Learn photography to build a story, to travel to your interior, to share with your fellow travelers an authentic adventure: tell stories sensitive to light. [+]

Masters in Journalism. Learn photography to build a story, to travel to your interior, to share with your fellow travelers an authentic adventure: tell stories sensitive to light. CURRICULUM Creativity Creativity is inherent in the human condition. In it lies the evolution that has undergone humanity since its inception and marks its future. There are different ways of defining creativity, but they all revolve around the generation of original and innovative ideas as a fundamental part of the creative process. Contents Creative process (Logbook) An important tool in the creative process is the logbook. Making an analogy with the logbook, the photographer notes or sticks in a notebook, all those events, ideas, concepts, clippings, situations, etc. In short, everything that catches your attention and is the object of your interest. The logbook becomes a method within the creative process, which can serve the photographer to generate original ideas, on which will work. You will also see other strategies and techniques, with which you want to give the photographer the way to get ideas that are valid in the process of photographic creation. Creation of speech in photography In photography photography is increasingly being established as author, one that defines a style of his own based on a story or speech that relates the photographer to his work. The author is identified by making use of a specific technique, or to portray a subject that becomes common in most of his works or by the composition or format he uses on... [-]

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 In Digital Communication, Web Journalism And New Media

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 368 hours March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

Car alun @ s @ s often a newly graduate comes to the labor market, looking for a good salary. However, a company will not offer a high salary to a professional who often end up training internally. It is then necessary to reach the market already with some expertise to be able to negotiate a good salary. [+]

Masters in Journalism. Differentials Course Car alun @ s @ s often a newly graduate comes to the labor market, looking for a good salary. However, a company will not offer a high salary to a professional who often end up training internally. It is then necessary to reach the market already with some expertise to be able to negotiate a good salary. In this sense, the specialization course in Digital Communication, Web journalism and new media has to cover this gap, consolidating with the distinction of being face, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary, with theoretical and practical activities, teachers and doctors teachers with professional activities and research focused on the area. By purchasing our certified specialist, many working professionals doors will open as you may act in communication consultancies, advertising agencies, digital media companies, websites and internet portals in content management processes and monitoring of social networks. Also, you may be able to act as a multiplier of that knowledge in the teaching area for higher education. What are you waiting for? Subscribe now! With classrooms with multimedia, library, equipment and computer labs and computer graphics, areas of special access and other facilities guaranteed to teachers and students, and production of materials, we are able to offer you the best benchmark of the market! They are all very welcome to a new phase in your career and your professional life! Good luck to everyone! Goals General: Strengthen the training of professionals able to deal with the communication and information technologies related... [-]

Master In Journalism

ESJ Lille : École Supérieure de Journalisme
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 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. [-]

Master 1 Journalism

UNIVERSITÉ INTERNATIONALE DE TUNIS (UIT)
Campus Full time September 2017 Tunisia Tunis

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

Masters in Journalism. 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. [-]

Master (One Year) Programme Journalism Connected

Örebro University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 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 [+]

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... [-]

MLitt Digital Journalism

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus Full time 9 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This course is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to produce multimedia news and features. You’ll develop sound analytical, ethical and entrepreneurial skills in order to perform at a high level in the digital media world. [+]

Masters in Journalism. Why this course? Traditional news outlets are moving towards online products at an accelerated pace. Digital technology is profoundly changing journalism, with innovations like hyperlocal news and mobile media reporting becoming increasingly prevalent. This course is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to produce multimedia news and features. You’ll develop sound analytical, ethical and entrepreneurial skills in order to perform at a high level in the digital media world. We aim to produce high quality, fresh-thinking graduates who have a passion to communicate and can articulate their ideas through effective story-telling. You’ll study You’ll work in the University’s simulated news environment and also report externally using mobile media. You’ll also: pursue real-life stories produce your own journalism packages experiment with entrepreneurial projects report, write and edit using text, pictures, video and audio to tell multimedia stories effectively In Semester 2, you devise, launch, produce and market your own online publication. In the Entrepreneurial Journalism class, which is run in collaboration with the University’s Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship, you’ll learn about developing a portfolio career, personal branding and creating new ventures. Throughout the course, there are opportunities to work on various projects with organisations from journalism and the creative industries. Core classes Core classes are as follows: Multimedia Journalism Entrepreneurial Journalism Producing Media Scots Law for Journalists Media Ethics Optional classes You'll choose from: Investigative Journalism: History & Theory Journalism & Society European Political Economy European Governance Contesting Global Governance Comparative Public Policy Work placement You’ll... [-]

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. [+]

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 academic departments at... [-]

Master in Journalism and Media Industries

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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 2017 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 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.... [-]

Master in Culture and Media, Journalism and Public Relations

John Naisbitt University
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Serbia Belgrade

Basic aim of master program of Graduate academic studies of management in culture and media, journalism and public relations on the Faculty of Culture and Media is to qualify the candidates to respond competently and proficiently to new, complex and redefined requirements of cultural institutions and media, PR agencies and PR services, journalist editorial boards and mass media companies, adjusted to global organization and social rapid changing processes. [+]

Basic aim of master program of Graduate academic studies of management in culture and media, journalism and public relations on the Faculty of Culture and Media is to qualify the candidates to respond competently and proficiently to new, complex and redefined requirements of cultural institutions and media, PR agencies and PR services, journalist editorial boards and mass media companies, adjusted to global organization and social rapid changing processes. Degree (academic title) Master graduated culturologist Enrolment Candidates eligible to apply to the master studies must have a degree in a related field. Students should confirm the knowledge of business English by submitting a valid certificate or to take the exam before the Committee. The Committee is composed of three English language teaches employed at John Naisbitt University. The Committee may on the basis of Certificate of passed exams in English allow the student not to take the test. Students must also submit a short resume. The number of students who enrol in this program is aligned with teaching staff, physical, technical and technological capabilities of the Graduate School. *The program requires a Serbian language pre-course, which is organized by the Center for career development, consueling and life-long learning within the University.The course lasts for two months from end August till October, and it costs 350EUR. Courses and modules Program of studies comprises two-semesters of theoretical and professional basic studies extension on the faculty carrying the same title, aimed at enhanced understanding and improvement of numerous forms of communication practice in the... [-]

Master in Journalism - taught in FRENCH

ESJ Paris - École Supérieure de Journalisme
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris Belgium Brussels Lille Algeria Algiers Cameroon Douala Senegal Dakar Tunisia Tunis Morocco Casablanca + 13 more

This Master in Journalism is taught in FRENCH in Paris. [+]

Masters in Journalism. This Master in Journalism is taught in FRENCH in Paris. Read the official French description and apply here: ESJ Paris: Master en Journalisme [-]