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M.A. On Campus

Digital Journalism

HMKW University for Media, Communication and Business

24 months
8340 EUR/year
8340 EUR/year
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The M.A. Digital Journalism from HMKW University for Media, Communication and Business includes the classic media: print, online and audiovisual, which are increasingly converging in the world of media

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Potential students of M.A. Digital Journalism are graduates of an undergraduate social science or humanities programme (Bachelor's, Diplom, Magister) who would like to major in one of these two areas: 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 Business/ Politics or Culture/Entertainment


Graduates of the M.A. Digital Journalism work as journalists, publicists, speakers, editors, PR and press officers, communication and media scientists, content curators, community/social media managers, heads of communication, media consultants etc.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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


English, German


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8340 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8340 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8340 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8340 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Full-time: 695 € monthly 
  • Part-time: 449 € monthly

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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