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.
- 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
- 18 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesJournalism Media Studies & Mass Media Digital Communication
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- 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
International14700 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 18 months.
National11940 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 597 USD per credit during 18 months.
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