Taught course

Journalism

Institution
University of Groningen · University of Groningen
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You may apply for the Master's track in Journalism with any university bachelor.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Are you passionate about news and do you want to report and analyze current affairs? Do you want to know why journalism is transforming so fast nowadays?

This internationally oriented programme trains students from diverse parts of the world to become journalists with in-depth academic knowledge in the field of Journalism Studies. The intensive training by experienced journalists offers a solid foundation in the skills that are needed to succeed in the global journalism of today.

Theoretical Journalism Studies courses encourage students to reflect on the nature of journalism as a profession and stimulate critical thinking about the future of news reporting. You will study how journalism culture and developments in globalization, citizenship, politics and digitalization interrelate, while learning how to apply appropriate research methods and theories.

The English-taught master's programme in Journalism takes a year and a half and has a study load of 90 ECTS. In the first two semesters the student will take academic courses and practice journalism skills. During the third and last semester students work on their master's thesis. They also take a second research seminar or do an internship with a news organization.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Erika Kastelein
Email
e.m.kastelein@rug.nl