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Launch Your Journalism Career. Develop journalistic skills for print, broadcast and social media platforms with this Become a Journalist - Report the News offered by Coursera in partnership with Michigan State University.

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Overview

The programme

This Become a Journalist - Report the News offered by Coursera in partnership with Michigan State University will develop and enhance your understanding of the global field of journalism. You'll learn best practices and ethical standards for newsgathering processes and compiling a news report through hands-on projects, peer-to-peer feedback, and issue exploration. 

You will also study journalism's impact on societal issues and trends, plus explore career opportunities in newspapers, magazine, social media, Internet multimedia, television, radio, corporate and community journalism. 

The final Capstone project will guide you through the journalistic portfolio process, where you will conceptualize, report and complete a professional-quality news report.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • What is news?
  • Gathering and Developing the News
  • Effectively delivering the news to your audience
  • Journalism, the future, and you!
  • Capstone: Create your own professional journalistic portfolio

Details on Coursera Plus:

  • Learn Anything: Explore any interest or trending topic, take prerequisites, and advance your skills
  • Save money: Spend less money on your learning if you plan to take multiple courses this year
  • Flexible Learning: Learn at your own pace, move between multiple courses, or switch to a different course
  • Unlimited Certificates: Earn a certificate for every learning program that you complete at no additional cost

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • No prior experience required.

Tuition Fee

You can choose from hundreds of free courses, or get a degree or certificate at a breakthrough price. You can now select Coursera Plus, an annual subscription that provides unlimited access. For specializations there is a 7-day Free Trial. If you invite a friend to get started on Coursera you will both get 50% off a course or the first month of a Specialization subscription.

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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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