18 months
735 USD/credit 14700 USD/year
597 USD/credit 11940 USD/year
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Television and Digital Journalism from The American University in Cairo is a 30-credit-hour intensive curriculum that provides comprehensive knowledge of the theories and practices of television journalism and digital media, in addition to the specialized skills needed to hit the ground running in television and multimedia news.  


At Television and Digital Journalism from The American University in Cairo you receive hands-on education on the dexterity needed to produce both field reports and in-studio programs, making use of both practical training and selected academic classes for a well-balanced theory-practice formula. Courses are taught by established academics and distinguished experts in the fields of television and digital journalism. 

The bilingual nature of the program ensures that students are equipped with the full range of skills needed in the rapidly growing field of television and multimedia journalism in the Arab world and globally. Students have unlimited access to the centre's state-of-the-art digital facilities on campus, receiving ample exposure to real-life news and production environments.


Graduates of this program hold jobs as journalists, editors, anchors, program presenters, broadcasters, producers, web designers, reporters and commentators, and graphic designers. They work in fields of digital journalism, social media, media outlets, online newspapers. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practicum: TV or Special Video Assignment
  • TV Digital News Gathering and Script Writing 
  • Arabic TV Script Writing 
  • TV Presentation and Voice Coaching
  • Field and Studio Digital Camera Production 
  • Digital Video Editing 
  • TV Studio News Reporting
  • TV Digital Journalism Capstone

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) or its equivalent of gayyid giddan (very good) in an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • Official transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement of purpose
  • Samples of published/broadcast work if applicable
  • Director interview
  • Proof of English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    11940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 597 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Cairo

5312 - 6846 EGP /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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