Short Courses in Journalism & Media

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Journalism and media includes all practices, tools, techniques and channels of mass communication. It deals with the distribution of news, information and entertainment to an audience, through various means, from print and broadcasts, to digital new media. Journalists are experts in communication who investigate facts, gather and filter information, and deliver it to the public. They can become specialised journalists in areas such as business, economy, industry, fashion and wellness, and many more.

Departments and schools of communication and information, as well as accredited media studies centres, offer a wide range of degrees, certificates and concentrations related to the field of journalism and media. Specialisations of Bachelors and Masters in Journalism include broadcast journalism, digital journalism, enterprise journalism, political journalism, journalism design and graphics, science and environmental journalism, public relations and advertising, sports journalism, to name a few.

Programmes deliver essential skills for working in media organisations, such as excellent written and spoken communication skills, critical thinking, an ethical and responsible attitude, and technical skills.

Career prospects include numerous positions in the traditional areas of journalism, as well as in free-lance writing, book editing and publishing, advertising, public relations, corporate communication, media research and more. Professionals work as reporters, international correspondents, press agency journalists, scientific journalists, social media managers, technical writers, copywriters, editors, and photojournalists, presenters, spokes-persons and cameramen.

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Diploma Journalism - USA

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United States
Short Course Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Ever since Elvis Presley wiggled his hips and Jerry Lee Lewis married his underage cousin, the music industry and the media have been locked in a mutually dependent relationship that oscillates between love and outright war – in the middle of this is the publicist. The Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll is delivered at University of Sussex.

United Kingdom
Short Course Service Marketing and Social Media

The Service Marketing and Social Media course from Aarhus University has been designed to equip students to become more effective managers of services by familiarizing them with the characteristics of services, their implications on design and delivery. It also aims to highlight the role social media in marketing of services in today’s digital world. The class is designed to introduce students to think and understand how we do marketing online and what can be done with the Social media tools on internet.

Denmark

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