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International Journalism

18 months
215 EUR/credit 12900 EUR/year
215 EUR/credit 12900 EUR/year
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The Master of International Journalism (MIJ) program at Kimep University offers training in digital journalism, media management, public relations and advertising. 


The students will take courses in advanced digital storytelling, media management, audience engagement, strategic communication, social media management and media research.

The International Journalism program at Kimep University is designed for fresh graduates of bachelor programs from diverse academic backgrounds and professionals from various fields at different stages of their careers, who want to deepen their knowledge in international journalism, global communication and public relations.

The program offers two majors:

  • Journalism and Media Management Major
  • Public Relations and Advertising Major

MIJ program at KIMEP University offers courses that are designed to strengthen communication, digital literacy, media production and research skills. The students are trained to produce compelling stories for diverse multimedia digital platforms under close supervision of the faculty of the Department of Media and Communications (DMC).

The faculty also supervise student research investigations, making “student learning” the heart of the academic process. This “student-centered learning” approach at KIMEP University allows the students gain practical media skills and communication expertise in the atmosphere of the academic freedom.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Professional Foreign Language
  • Management for Social Sciences
  • Psychology for Social Sciences
  • Advanced Media Writing
  • Special Topics in Mass Communication
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Broadcast Journalism Practicum
  • Advanced News Editing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed higher education
  • Complex Test (CT)
  • Entrance examinations by specializations
  • KIMEP University accepts international certificates of GMAT and GRE tests for the appropriate graduate programs, which are considered on an individual basis by departments.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 215 EUR per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    12900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 215 EUR per credit during 18 months.
  • 100 890 tenge per credit

Living costs for Almaty

140000 - 200000 KZT /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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