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Digital Media, Communication and Journalism - European Journalism, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) ,
The structure of the MA program has been designed with a view to combine in-depth specialization with students’ freedom to select a set of courses that best matches their research and professional interests. 

About

The pathway ‘European Journalism’ focuses on the role of news media and journalism in the emergence of a European public sphere. Combining a cross-national comparative approach to European journalistic and news cultures with a hands on coverage of current European issues, the pathway explores the complexities and challenges regarding the reporting on Europe and the European Union. 

Learning Objectives

  • Appreciation of the variety of European journalistic cultures and the heterogeneity of the European media landscape
  • Understanding of the challenges faced by the emergence of a European journalism and a European public sphere
  • Awareness of the rise of ‘Europe’ as a distinctive issue area 
  • Acquisition of key investigative, analytical and reporting skills regarding the covering of issues from a European, rather than national, point of view 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts and Aspects of European Journalism
  • European Media Landscape and Policies
  • Structure of the european public sphere
  • European journalistic cultures
  • Web Journalism
  • Web Journalism Ethics
  • Data Journalism

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • The MA in Digital Media, Communication and Journalism accepts applicants from a variety of disciplines, namely Journalism, Communication, Advertising Marketing, Political, Social and Cultural Studies, Economics, Comparative, European and International Studies, History
  • Applicants must hold a degree from a Greek or a foreign university or advanced technological educational institute, at a 2.1 level or equivalent grade (eg. B, very good, etc)
  • Professional or research experience relevant to the pathway you have applied for, will be taken into consideration, particularly in the case of pathways 2 & 3, that involve journalistic/ communication skills

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Thessaloníki

  • 545 - 760 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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