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Journalism

The University of Hong Kong

M.A.
12 months
Duration
21800 USD/year
5367 USD/year
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About

As the first graduate degree course in Hong Kong dedicated to the training of news professionals, the Master of Journalism [MJ] programme offered by The University of Hong Kong focuses on the core ingredients of a sound education in journalism. 

Overview

Students received training in the best practices in print, digital and multimedia journalism, as well as media law, standards and ethics. Students may also pursue their interest in business & financial reporting, cultural journalism, global affairs, documentary production, data journalism, photojournalism and in journalism covering China. 

At the The University of Hong Kong, the programme in Journalism, taught in English, seeks to prepare students for the professional world, and to become standard bearers in a fast-changing media environment shaped increasingly by commercial pressures and revolutionary technological developments. 

The programme is also suitable for mid-career journalists interested in professional enhancement or a teaching career, as well as for non-news professionals seeking a media-related career.

Programme Structure

Mode of Attendance

  • Full Time (one year, including classes on evenings and weekends)
  • Part Time (two years, including classes on evenings and weekends)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with honours or an equivalent qualification.
  • Working experience in journalism is desirable.
  • Candidates may be required to pass a qualifying examination and interview administered by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre.
  • Candidates who do not hold a Bachelor's degree with honours from this University or another qualification of equivalent standard may in exceptional circumstances be permitted to register if: they possess proven professional experience in journalism or in relevant professions, and; show proof of competence in the English language, and satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination, if appropriate

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Local Students

  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 171,000 HK$

Funding

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