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19 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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19 Results in Journalism

Hong Kong Baptist University School of Communication

This course provides professional postgraduate studies in international journalism with a particular emphasis on Hong Kong, Mainland China and East/Southeast Asia. This i ... [+]

About

Hong Kong Baptist University has taught International Journalism for more than a decade as a branch of its Journalism degree, which started in 1968 as the founding programme of what is now the School of Communication. The MA in International Journalism Studies Programme was founded in 2007 and aims to provide professional postgraduate studies in international journalism with a particular emphasis on Hong Kong, Mainland China and East/Southeast Asia. The programme has two concentrations: International Journalism and Business and Financial Journalism.

The Business and Financial Journalism concentration aims to accommodate students with or without previous experience working in or studying business and economics. Students not only learn how companies and markets function, but are also taught the skills of writing and reporting business and financial news for daily newspapers, business journals and financial websites.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication

The Master of Journalism (MJ) is a one year, 30-credit program that uses Philadelphia as a laboratory. Coursework and reporting and editing projects focus on the problems ... [+]

The Master of Journalism (MJ) is a one year, 30-credit program that uses Philadelphia as a laboratory. Coursework and reporting and editing projects focus on the problems and opportunities of urban life. Hands-on multimedia work is combined with the study of journalism’s evolving roles and practices. Students learn by experiencing what it’s like to work in today’s ever-changing media environment. In recognition of the exciting evolution underway in the news industry, the program is designed to help current and aspiring journalists develop into engaged and innovative professionals.

Temple University’s location in the fourth-largest media market in the United States, offers students access to a city ripe with innovation. Philadelphia is full of journalistic experiments, including startups and nonprofits that are rethinking metropolitan, niche, and ethnic media. The city’s daily newspapers are owned by a nonprofit organization, an experiment many hope will represent a path to sustainability for news organizations around the country. Students will interact with these organizations’ journalists and innovators. There may be opportunities to work for them through internships or after graduation.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
August 2020
Full-time
11 months
Campus
Flexible Learning with Falmouth University

This course is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry know-how, professional skills and experience of collaborative working that the ever-changing indust ... [+]

An online course with optional face-to-face workshops.

Early bird discount up to £1,000.

Overview

The course is designed to equip you with the writing and professional skills, industry know-how and experience of collaborative working, to meet the demands of a constantly evolving industry. It aims to create quick-thinking and adaptable graduates who stand out from the crowd and understand what it takes to work across different screen industries.

Flexible in nature, the course allows you to either develop your portfolio across different platforms or focus on the genres and mediums of interest to you. The course is delivered using a combination of live briefs, independent research and collaborative projects.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Ives
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Full-time
2 years
Online
Higher School of Economics

The English-taught Master’s programme ‘International News Production’ provides future specialists with the basics of modern news production. It is also an opportunity to ... [+]

New programme. First intake in 2019.

The current media environment is characterized by significant changes in news production, content distribution, and consumption. Information flow has become increasingly global. Moreover, mainstream media outlets are challenged by the great variety of alternative sources of information - both online and offline. And demand for such sources has been increasing rapidly.

The English-taught Master’s programme ‘International News Production’ provides future specialists with the basics of modern news production. It is also an opportunity to master the latest innovations in this industry, which allow students to work effectively at news outlets – both globally and locally. The programme also provides on-site training in the multimedia production of content in international newsrooms. In addition, lectures in contemporary media theory offer students a chance to accumulate knowledge about the world’s media systems and current economic trends. The course also helps to build skills in news analysis and agenda setting in a fast-moving media setting.... [-]

Russia Moscow
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Wroclaw

The curriculum we offer is designed to help students develop competencies necessary in both these professions. It comprises classes (mainly workshops) that will allow gra ... [+]

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 sub-local 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. ... [-]
Poland Wrocław
October 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Aristotle University Thessaloniki

The creation of an English language Master’s program in the areas of Journalism and Communications is the first of its kind among Greek public Universities. Based on the ... [+]

Entry Requirements

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).

Professional or research experience relevant to the prefered pathway.

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.... [-]

Greece Thessaloniki
Open Enrollment
Full-time
12 - 18 months
Campus
Syracuse University - S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

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

Masters in Journalism.

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.... [-]

USA Syracuse
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Real Madrid Graduate School

The Master in Communication and Sports Journalism teaches what sports journalism is about and how it works, by analyzing how the industry’s professional and social dimens ... [+]

The Master in Communication and Sports Journalism teaches what sports journalism is about and how it works, by analyzing how the industry’s professional and social dimension has evolved nationally and internationally, including its legal and economic aspects. The Master program trains students in journalistic work covering areas such as:

Print journalism. Here key aspects of print and digital sports media production are dealt with acting according to the code of ethics of the journalism profession.

Television and sport. Here methods and specific techniques are shown for televised coverage of sports events, along with how to produce specialized content for scheduling a channel or any other audiovisual platform.... [-]

Spain Madrid
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Technology Sydney

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1.5 - 2.5 years
Campus
Vytautas Magnus University

The graduate program in Journalism and Media Industries aims at training and educating experienced and knowledgeable media professionals open to societal changes, profess ... [+]

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.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Nakhchivan State University

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 u ... [+]

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 the "Journalism and world literature" department was established for the purpose of organizing works systematically and efficiently in this field. The first head of the chair was I.Jafarov, the Ph.D. on philology, assistant- professor. In subsequent years, the Ph.D. on philology, assistant- professor S.Sura led to the chair from 2006 to 2013. Currently, the chair is headed by the Ph.D. on philology Shahla Shiraliyeva.

The main directions of scientific research 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.... [-]

Azerbaijan Nakhchivan
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
ESPM

O curso de Mestrado Profissional, Produção Jornalística e Mercado (MPPJM) da ESPM tem como objetivo habilitar profissionais para gerenciar processos de produção e de inov ... [+]

Objetivo

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 ... [-]
Brazil São Paulo
March 2020
Portuguese (Brazil)
Part-time
Campus
Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology [IADT]

This production-centred programme will interest graduates of any discipline who wish to acquire editorial and production skills in radio and television broadcasting, and ... [+]

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. ... [-]

Ireland Dublin
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Across the Pond

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 pr ... [+]

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 programmes 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 programme in the UK instead of the US. Attending an esteemed programme 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.... [-]

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 upon Tyne Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield  + 27 More
August 2020
Full-time
Campus
Instituto Universitario de Posgrado (IUP)

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

Master in Journalism and Digital Communication

Students will be part of the drafting of a digital newspaper

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

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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. ... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
10 months
Online