International Journalism Studies, M.A. | Hong Kong Baptist University | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
12 months
19755 USD/year
19755 USD/year
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This International Journalism Studies course from Hong Kong Baptist University provides professional postgraduate studies in international journalism with a particular emphasis on Hong Kong, Mainland China and East/Southeast Asia. This is offered in two concentrations: International Journalism and Business and Financial Journalism.


Key Features

The International Journalism Studies course from Hong Kong Baptist University has trained thousands of outstanding talents, many of whom are active in local and international journalism, while others are applying what they have learned in other professional fields ranging from business, economics and finance to communication, international affairs and beyond. The teaching team comes from all over the world, including front-line reporters and editors with extensive experience in international news gathering and editing and dedicated teachers with years of experience as well as scholars with rigorous academic training. We are committed to nurturing every student with a vision and commitment to international journalism.

The curriculum includes three primary dimensions: The first is a reserve of concepts and theories to improve academic accomplishment and enhance analytical skills, critical thinking, legal knowledge and understanding of the field of international journalism. The second is training in professional journalism practice, including storytelling, writing, newsgathering, visual production and ethical practices of news production. The third is the cultivation of interdisciplinary learning. Excellent journalists need to be knowledgeable about many subjects. A foundation in fields such as finance, big data and digital communication is the third focus of this programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Relations Theory & Practice 
  • Comparative & International News
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • News and Feature Writing for International Practice
  • Advanced News Writing and Production for Int’l Practice
  • Media Law & Ethics for International Journalism

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We adopt a rolling admission policy and open a window for application from mid-November to end- June (usually having First Round November – January; Second Round February – June)


27 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university or institution; AND
  • Be able to communicate in English at an advanced level, possessing one or more of the following qualifications if they did not study in an English-speaking institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19755 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19755 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19755 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19755 USD per year during 12 months.
  • HK$155,000 (per year for one-year full time student)
  • HK$60,000 (per year for two-year part time student) (local Hong Kong students only)

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /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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