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Convergent Journalism, M.A.

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  • 24 months
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The target group is graduates in Convergent Journalism from HMKW University for Media, Communication and Business who would like to major in one of these three areas: sports/health, business/politics or culture/entertainment.


Both broad and specialized: development of overall journalism skills plus the opportunity to specialize in selected areas

Learning outcomes:

A high level of proficiency in journalism methods for the convergent media: print, online, broadcast and mobile


The program is government-approved and accredited by FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation), Bonn/Vienna/Zurich.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Law
  • Media Asset Management
  • Intercultural Management
  • Media Psychology
  • Journalistic methods like research, writing, editing, presentation and cross-media journalism or journalism in convergent media
  • Theory and practice of journalism in the fields of Sports/Health or Business/ Politics or Culture/Entertainment

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    There are no set application deadlines at HMKW. Usually, you can apply until the start of the semester.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
    • German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Very good degree in one of areas mentioned (university or university of applied sciences) 
  • plus internal assessment process

Tuition Fee

  • International

    670 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 EUR per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    670 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 EUR per module and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Full-time: 670 € monthly 
  • Part-time: 449 € monthly

Living costs

  • Berlin, Germany

    836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs
  • Köln, Germany

    831 - 1300 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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