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

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  • 12 months
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The Digital Media, Communication and Journalism - European Journalism programme of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki focuses on the role of news media and journalism in the emergence of a European public sphere.

About

The Digital Media, Communication and Journalism - European Journalism programme of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki combines 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
  • The convergence of the public and private sphere
  • European journalistic cultures
  • Web Journalism
  • Web Journalism Ethics
  • Religion, Violence and Nationalism in the Balkans and the Near East: Perceptions and Realities (19th-21st cent.)

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General 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

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Thessaloníki

  • 545 - 760 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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