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Investigative Reporting

University of California, Berkeley

42 days
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1650 USD/full
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About

Investigative Reporting from University of California, Berkeley introduces you to investigative reporters crucial role. Whether it’s matters of national security, public health, or official misconduct, they play an important role in a democracy, exposing events, realities and conditions that powerful interests would often prefer kept quiet.

Overview

Investigative Reporting from University of California, Berkeley aims to teach students the basic tools and techniques used in investigative reporting.

A goal of this course is to make students proficient in how professional journalists investigate leads, use public records and other sources to unearth or verify buried or hidden information.

Students at Investigative Reporting from University of California, Berkeley will:

  • explore how to find sources, obtain public records, and craft enterprising reporting into compelling stories that go behind the curtain of public life.
  • gain knowledge in basic tools and techniques used in investigative reporting.
  • be able to apply investigative techniques to everyday reporting as well as produce one longer form investigative piece.
  • have built a working knowledge of the different types of public records available, including understanding how to access court and corporate documents,
  • be comfortable in using these documents as they report stories.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reporting
  • Journalism
  • Mass media
  • Public Relations

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 42 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

3 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency, unless your country of origin is on the exception list
  • A non-immigrant visa
  • Proof of health insurance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1650 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 550 USD per credit during 42 days.
  • National

    1650 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 550 USD per credit during 42 days.
  • Registration Fee $450
  • Document Management Fee $62
For International students: 
  • International Service Fee $400

Funding

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