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M.Sc. On Campus

Multimedia Journalism

Virginia Commonwealth University

12 months
Duration
25956 USD/year
25956 USD/year
12618 USD/year
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About

Whether you’re looking for updated skill sets, making a career change or checking off a life goal, graduates of the Multimedia Journalism program at Virginia Commonwealth University represent a new generation of media professionals.

Overview

More than a Master’s

As a graduate student in the Multimedia Journalism program at Virginia Commonwealth University, you will be given the opportunity to learn the theory and practice of journalism with courses created to provide you with an immersive experience. You will strengthen your skills necessary for today’s working journalists as well as gain leadership knowledge that will propel you ahead in your career. With hands-on courses, you’ll get a chance to report on critical topics of your choice and have the opportunity to publish your work through the Robertson School’s news service, which serves more than 100 news outlets in the state, plus the Associated Press. All of our courses will be taught online to ensure that you will be able to receive exceptional education on your own time.

Pillars of our Program

Higher level skills

  • Students graduating from this program will demonstrate higher level skills in critical thinking.

Clear and effective communication

  • Students graduating from this program will master written and multimedia platforms to communicate clearly and effectively to inform and engage audiences.

Research and evaluation

  • Students graduating from this program will demonstrate the ability to conduct foundational research applicable to mass communication.

Tools and technologies

  • Students graduating from this program will be able to apply tools and technologies required for mass communication workplaces.

Journalism skills

  • Students specializing in this concentration will demonstrate journalism skills, including news judgment, ethics, information gathering and reporting across multiple platforms, that show they are capable of producing publishable work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Research
  • Digital Production
  • Digital Management and Analytics
  • Computational Journalism
  • Multimedia Storytelling
  • International Journalism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant field or a degree in a non-related field with extensive relevant work experience
  • A detailed resume/CV showing work and/or educational experience in the relevant field
  • A personal statement of educational and professional objectives;
  • Three official graduate references, using the graduate reference forms available on the VCU Graduate School Website;
  • Portfolio material from your undergraduate and/or graduate and/or professional experience;
  • Unofficial or official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work;
  • And your responses to a series of questions that you may answer via text or video.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25956 USD/year
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  • National

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12618 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Richmond

1071 - 1750 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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