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Erasmus Mundus Masters: Journalism, Media and Globalisation

24 months
7040 GBP/year
7040 GBP/year
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A unique two year Masters course, part of the prestigious Erasmus Mundus programme bringing together five leading European institutions in journalism and media education. The Erasmus Mundus Masters: Journalism, Media and Globalisation is offered by City, University of London.


Who is it for?

This Erasmus Mundus Masters: Journalism, Media and Globalisation course from City, University of London is suitable for students with a firm grounding in an Arts subject, looking to specialise in the area of TV or broadcast journalism with a view to starting a career in this field. Students will have a keen interest in the media specifically this area of Journalism. City students with a keen interest in finance and business, have the opportunity in year 2 to consider the Reporting business and finance specialisms.


This Masters course is part of the prestigious Erasmus Mundus programme.

Students study as part of a diverse cohort of individuals from around the world.

The Erasmus Mundus MA in Journalism, Media and Globalisation is truly an international course.

The first year is spent in the University of Aarhus, Denmark, the second at City, University of London (where students specialise in financial and business journalism) or at the University of Swansea (Wales), Hamburg University (Germany) or University of Amsterdam (Netherlands).

The Mundus Journalism degree explores the practice and performance of journalism and the media in the context of a new environment brought about by globalisation, modernisation, commercialisation and professional developments.

The course also offers some exchange opportunities for students to travel to one of the following three institutions in the spring of the first year: University of California, Berkeley, USA; Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; or University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. There is a broad range of national and international guest lecturers from media and research institutions features.

Career prospects

Students from the programme have gone on to work for Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones, the BBC, the Financial Times, Reuters, China Daily, Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Helsingin Sanomat, TV 2 Norway, Xinhua News Agency, Bangkok Post, Associated Press and Platts. Other students are working for international organisations, including the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Companies and the European Commission, and for international corporations including Morgan Stanley.

Career Prospects

Alumni of the course are now working in organisations including:

  • Financial Times
  • SunTec
  • Greenpeace
  • Savivo A/S
  • Bloomberg
  • Handelsblatt
  • Slovenian Press Agency
  • WirtschaftsWoche.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Globalisation: Reporting global change
  • Globalisation and the transformation of the state
  • Globalisation, culture and the roles of the media
  • Social science methods for journalists
  • Researching journalism
  • Analytical journalism
  • Global capitalism: past, present, future
  • World of Financial Journalism
  • World of Business
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS
240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The course aims to admit highly-qualified students from a wide range of countries. Applicants will normally only be admitted if they have an honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution and should have the equivalent of at least three months' journalism work experience (including student journalism).

You are required to submit the following:

  • Application form
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Educational background documents
  • English proficiency test (where applicable)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Proof of work as a professional journalist
  • Letter of motivation
  • Samples of published journalistic products.

Tuition Fee

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    7040 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7040 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7040 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /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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