Courses in Journalism and Mass Communication

Courses are often directed toward recent high school graduates as a way to become familiar with a certain subject. However, some courses focus on returning students or those seeking advancement at work. Courses typically take a few weeks or months to complete. What is a course in journalism and mass communication? Courses like this often focus on either gathering or dispensing information. Student… Read more

Courses are often directed toward recent high school graduates as a way to become familiar with a certain subject. However, some courses focus on returning students or those seeking advancement at work. Courses typically take a few weeks or months to complete.

What is a course in journalism and mass communication? Courses like this often focus on either gathering or dispensing information. Students might learn techniques for research and interviews to gather useful information. Other courses may focus on how to take that information and present it in an understandable way in written, video or audio form. Real-world experience is often included before completion of the course.

In a journalism and mass communication course, you may learn how to retain focus for long periods of time, how to effectively communicate to large groups and how to intuit when a situation might become newsworthy. These skills can help you handle stress and other problems in your daily life.

The cost of a particular course will vary depending on the subject, location and length. Other factors include the school itself and the cost of books or supplies necessary to complete the course.

Completing this course may put you on the track for a career in journalism. Your knowledge of how to gather or present information to mass audiences is useful in news outlets and government positions. If you want to focus on writing, you could be hired by a newspaper or online news outlet. If you want to focus on video, you could look into jobs as a reporter or as part of a journalistic support crew.

Even though physical newspapers are less popular in some countries, journalism still takes place in many forms and is taught at many schools. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Curtin College
Perth, Australia

The Postgraduate Preparation Programme (PPP) is a one trimester, non-award programme for students who have a tertiary qualification but who do not qualify for direct entry int ... +

The Postgraduate Preparation Programme (PPP) is a one trimester, non-award programme for students who have a tertiary qualification but who do not qualify for direct entry into a Master Degree at Curtin University. Completion of the PPP ensures students direct entry into the Curtin College Graduate Certificate programme. The PPP consist of 4 pre-postgraduate units that focus on academic communication, intercultural issues and introductory research skills in preparation for postgraduate studies. -
Courses
Full-time
3 months
English
29 Jun 2020
Campus
 
EIML Paris Ecole Internationale de Marketing du Luxe
Paris, France

EIML Paris offers the opportunity to international students to acquire the fundamentals and realize that Luxury is above all a unique art of know-how, products, and services o ... +

EIML Paris offers the opportunity to international students to acquire the fundamentals and realize that Luxury is above all a unique art of know-how, products, and services of which require a deep sense of quality. Thanks to our high-quality training classes, your skills, and competencies in the understanding of the specific codes and language of the Luxury industry will blossom. -
Courses
Full-time
English
22 Jun 2020
31 May 2020
Campus
 
EICAR
Paris, France

The One-year Filmmaking program is an introduction to the essentials of filmmaking. Students are introduced to the fundamentals – directing, production, cinematography, ... +

The One-year Filmmaking program is an introduction to the essentials of filmmaking. Students are introduced to the fundamentals – directing, production, cinematography, screenwriting or editing – of the art and craft of film production in a predominately hands-on-film curriculum with complimentary theoretical and film culture classes. In addition to the workshops and one-on-one tutoring, One year... -
Courses
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Conde Nast College
London, United Kingdom

The Condé Nast Fashion Journalism course is an intensive one-week programme to introduce students to a range of practical skills and essential information on the subject. It i ... +

The Condé Nast Fashion Journalism course is an intensive one-week programme to introduce students to a range of practical skills and essential information on the subject. It is suitable for anyone interested in fashion and lifestyle journalism that is keen to find out more about the media and develop their writing skills. -
Courses
Full-time
English
20 Apr 2020
17 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Prague Film Insitute
Prague 5, Czech Republic

If you are interested in filmmaking, you probably already have an idea of what it entails. It, of course, includes directing and production, but also the camera, sound, lighti ... +

If you are interested in filmmaking, you probably already have an idea of what it entails. It, of course, includes directing and production, but also the camera, sound, lighting, and the whole scene, along with ensuring the necessary effects, stuntmen, and post-production. Filmmaking at the Prague film academy will guide you through the entire filmmaking process. -
Courses
Full-time
10 months
English
Campus
 
Prague Film School
Prague, Czech Republic

Documentary film is a powerful tool to communicate truths about the world we live in, the people we live with and the forces that mediate both of the above. Documentaries have ... +

Documentary film is a powerful tool to communicate truths about the world we live in, the people we live with and the forces that mediate both of the above. Documentaries have great potential to inspire action and generate awareness. For the creatively vigilant, the discipline offers an immensely rewarding vocation. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
ESRA
Paris, France

The Hautes Etudes Cinematic Scenario aims to train professionals capable of meeting the expectations of the program industries on all issues that affect the writing of content ... +

The Hautes Etudes Cinematic Scenario aims to train professionals capable of meeting the expectations of the program industries on all issues that affect the writing of content. During their two years of training, students learn to scénariser any type of work or audiovisual genre, whether it is film (fiction and documentary), television or media in their various formats and content specific. -
Courses
Full-time
French
Campus
 
Roma Film Academy
Rome, Italy

The Production department is one of the most complex in the world of audio-visual production, as it deals with all the organizational, logistic, administrative and promotion a ... +

The Production department is one of the most complex in the world of audio-visual production, as it deals with all the organizational, logistic, administrative and promotion aspects of an audio-visual work, as well as its distribution. It requires a methodical and systemic approach, but also creativity and initiative. It is particularly suitable for those with an aptitude for organizing and managing a project. It is a key department, fundamental both during the realization of the work and after the final cut, given that it deals with the promotion of the product, an aspect that often makes the difference in order to be successful on the market. -
Courses
Full-time
2 years
Italian
Campus
 
OTOXO Productions
Barcelona, Spain

Each year, twelve individuals are given the opportunity to co-direct a 30 minute documentary with OTOXO Productions to be screened on BTV. Simultaneously, participants are pro ... +

Each year, twelve individuals are given the opportunity to co-direct a 30 minute documentary with OTOXO Productions to be screened on BTV. Simultaneously, participants are provided with an intensive six-month training course covering all elements of documentary studies and production. Following this, the participants are given three months of training focused on becoming film industry professionals, whilst at the same time they follow these steps and become film industry professionals in their own right. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
TMS RUS
Moscow, Russia

This training is designed for managers and staff responsible for processes and risk management. Within two days, the course participants will study crisis management methods, ... +

This training is designed for managers and staff responsible for processes and risk management. Within two days, the course participants will study crisis management methods, as well as the basics of communication in case of emergency situations. -
Courses
Full-time
2 days
English, Russian
Campus
 
Milano Fashion Institute
Milan, Italy

How a luxury fashion product can be sustainable? In the PSM Master you’ll find all knowledges, competences and analysis tools need to define and to recognize a sustainable pro ... +

How a luxury fashion product can be sustainable? In the PSM Master you’ll find all knowledges, competences and analysis tools need to define and to recognize a sustainable product-service system for a luxury Italian market. If is true that sustainability concept is not a temporary trend, in the contemporary, it’s a real approach to design and to create a new individual and collective corporate behavior, related to the surrounding world. In fashion, we can define this as a real strategic asset in which to invest and on which to investigate tools and working methods in order to be able to manage a system-product / service / complex and sustainable process. The aim of the Master is to update and deepen tomorrow's managers what are the pillars inherent in the meanings of sustainability, the laws and regulations, the design approaches and the communication analysis tools so that it can lead the luxury fashion company to a greater awareness of its responsibility on the market. -
Courses
Full-time
English, Italian
24 Jan 2020
27 Nov 2020
Campus
 
CESCOMPOL - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación y Marketing Político
Madrid, Spain

This program is aimed both recently graduates or graduates in the areas of Political Science, Marketing, Journalism, Law or International Relations; as to professionals with u ... +

This program is aimed both recently graduates or graduates in the areas of Political Science, Marketing, Journalism, Law or International Relations; as to professionals with university degrees and experience in the world of politics who wish to improve their personal skills. CESCOMPOL is a collaborating center of the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH), one of the oldest in Europe. This course is taught in online mode through a virtual platform, allowing the student access to the study, regardless of place or time. In this Campus you will find all the teaching materials, jobs, calendars and a permanent communication system with the tutor and the students. -
Courses
Full-time
6 months
Spanish
Online
 
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)
Monterrey, Mexico

The objective of this program is to apply a strategic communication model that allows you to achieve your goals in each conversation and / or sale of projects, presentation of ... +

The objective of this program is to apply a strategic communication model that allows you to achieve your goals in each conversation and / or sale of projects, presentation of results and sale of products or services, based on a model of logical and emotional communication. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
40 hours
Spanish
21 Feb 2020
Campus
 
In Florence Academy
Florence, Italy

Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting. Learn how to become a film director. Theoretical and practical lessons.

Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting. Learn how to become a film director. Theoretical and practical lessons. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
English, Italian
Campus
 
Universidad de Alicante - Centro Superior de Idiomas
Alicante, Spain

Apart from the Intensive Spanish Program, we offer a Semester Communication and Culture program, with the possibility to study both in Spanish and English, easily combined wit ... +

Apart from the Intensive Spanish Program, we offer a Semester Communication and Culture program, with the possibility to study both in Spanish and English, easily combined with courses in any of the University of Alicante Bachelor Programs or with some Spanish language courses. -
Courses
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
4 weeks
English, Spanish
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online