• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration

About

In this Journalism, the future, and you Course offered by Coursera in partnership with Michigan State University, you will learn about the career paths that are available in journalism, and what opportunities the skill sets of a journalist can offer in other fields. 

You will explore areas such as being an international correspondent, self-publishing in journalism, as well as how to freelance in the field. You will be empowered to develop your own path in journalism, from being an active and informed consumer, to being a journalist. 

The worlds of business, communications, politics, education and marketing all utilize elements of journalism. This course also examines how to keep the trust of audiences through ethical, and responsible, journalistic practices. Sometimes, journalists need to be aware of their own safety. We will intelligently discuss how journalists around the world handle pressure, threats and other dangers while doing their jobs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Intensity 4 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      Approx. 17 hours to complete Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Welcome to the Michigan State School of Journalism
  • Earning and Keeping Trust
  • Tough Calls
  • International Journalism
  • The Future of Journalism...and You

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    49 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 USD per module and a duration of 2 months.
  • National Applies to you

    49 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 USD per module and a duration of 2 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
The programme is self-paced and the cost per month is 49$

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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