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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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125 Results in Journalism and Mass Communication

Prague Film Insitute

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, l ... [+]

Key Facts 10 Months (each year): optional length 1 - 2 years 30 Hours/weekly practical classes + weekend shoots €13890 1-year fee: affordable tuition 25 hours/weekly work on own film project: average time, may go up to 40 hours Filmmaking - College

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.

We will show you what needs to be done before the production phase begins. We will teach you to analyze and write screenplays. The preparation of budgets and plans which you will never be able to do without is, of course, an integral part of the curriculum. And because the best way to learn is through practice, we will give you an opportunity to try out everything with us. Over 60% of the study are practical demonstrations and exercises. And as we want to keep up with the current trends and to provide you with up-to-date training, you will be taught only by the best instructors and filmmakers. Prague Film Institute ranks among the best film production universities.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague 5
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Full-time
10 - 24 months
Campus
EICAR

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

One Year Filmmaking Program

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 filmmaking program students can choose up to 60 credits of courses from the EICAR English language BFA film curriculum. The program also includes 4 months of “on the set” student film production where One-year program students have the opportunity to work in the various posts of cinema production along with students from the Bachelor and Master programs. The program serves as a powerful springboard for students looking to begin their film education.... [-]

France Paris
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
ESRA - École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle

Provide a solid theoretical foundation students in economics, law or history of cinema and audiovisual, which will allow them, during their future careers, enrich their p ... [+]

OBJECTIVES Provide a solid theoretical foundation students in economics, law or history of cinema and audiovisual, which will allow them, during their future careers, enrich their perception of the profession and to facilitate decision making. Integrate students into the labor market through internships, making them immediately operational and, therefore, attractive to industry recruiters. This is all the more important that it is a sector operating mainly through networks.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The objective of the training concerns trades loaded or production assistant in the short term in a film production company, programming assistant in a large terrestrial channel or head of research for a regulatory authority such as THAT'S IT. Eventually, they may consider working as programmer or marketing manager at a movie distributor, editorial manager within a channel or director of acquisitions for a distributor, etc ... ... [-]
France Paris
September 2020
French
Full-time
Campus
Roma Film Academy

In general, we think of the costume department as a technical one, linked more to the sartorial than to the authorial aspect. Instead, it is one of the most important art ... [+]

In general, we think of the costume department as a technical one, linked more to the sartorial than to the authorial aspect. Instead, it is one of the most important artistic departments, because a good costume is often what gives shape to the character. Good costume designers must know how to read and analyze a script and use their art to dress the protagonists of the story of a personality, thus helping the actor to better embody the character. And we are not just speaking of historical costumes, those that most affect the attention of the general audience, but also the modern and urban ones, which are often not noticed but that give the characters their own identity.

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Italy Rome
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Italian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
EIML Paris Ecole Internationale de Marketing du Luxe

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 servi ... [+]

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: Courses are taught in English

Luxury Means Creation and Excellence.

In all its dedicated fields - jewelry, watchmaking, fashion, perfumes, beauty products, hospitality, and services Luxury is linked to perfection. Define Luxury is subjective; it is generally considered as luxurious all that is elegant, sophisticated and expensive. The spectrum of luxury brands ranges from world-famous brands to more confidential handcraft “Houses”. Thus, consumers of luxury products and services are concerned by both quality and standards of processing.

EIML Paris

EIML Paris offers a five-year higher education program from Bachelor to Master’s level specialized in Luxury Marketing. Created in collaboration with the major economic players in the luxury sector, the program provided at EIML Paris trains managers to be and is particularly suited to those seeking a career with high responsibilities in various sectors: - Purchasing: Raw material Buyer, Merchandiser Products Manager, Retail Operator, etc. - Marketing: Product Manager, Marketing Survey Consultant, E-marketing Projects Manager, Category Manager, etc. - Communication: Press and Media Officer, Event Communication Manager, Public Relations Officer, Media planner, etc.... [-]

France Paris
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Full-time
1 - 5 weeks
Campus
Prague Film School

Prague Film School is one of Europe’s leading schools providing practical training in the core disciplines of filmmaking. The school's accelerated programs, its int ... [+]

YEAR PROGRAM: Sept. 2020 - May 2021

Films made in the course of the year program reflect a gradual progression from the basics of filmmaking to the successful completion of a well-crafted film. Each stage of the process is developed under the supervision of the faculty whose courses cover theoretical and technical topics aimed at deepening knowledge and honing technical skills.

The year program is divided into two semesters. First semester, each student completes foundation courses in screenwriting, directing, cinematography and editing. Students also enroll in two elective courses while receiving additional training in sound, lighting, camera movement and grip.

Practical exercises are integrated into the curriculum and each student directs 4 films while working on another 16 to 20 productions in some crew capacity.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
In Florence Academy

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. ... [+]

Acting Course

Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting.

Acting course features: Programme: Acting for films, audition techniques, film craft, voice and movement, study of scenes, monologues, Meisner method. At the end of the workshop, each student receives a cd-rom containing the works done, a participation certificate, and the opportunity of taking an audition in the famous agency "La Bottega degli attori" in Rome. English available 1 lesson = 50 minutes Film Directing Course

Learn how to become a film director. Theoretical and practical lessons.

Film-directing course features :

Programme: Film directing basic rules, direction of the actors and organization of a set (how to interact with members of the crew, learning to coordinate them). Simulations of a set with the actors of the school. Film directing tips for every different cinema category ( advertising spots, commercials or music video, live shooting). Film discussion.... [-]

Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 months
Campus
OTOXO Productions

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 ar ... [+]

Introduction

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, while at the same time they follow these steps and become film industry professionals in their own right.

INto INdustry Programme - Promo from OTOXO Productions on Vimeo.

INto INdustry Programme - Promo from OTOXO Productions on Vimeo.

The Productions

Every year, twelve selected participants co-direct a 30 minute documentary with OTOXO Productions. Each film is a fully commissioned OTOXO Production, with our stamp on it, and is screened on Barcelona TV and is submitted to festivals worldwide. For these reasons alone we demand the highest quality of work from our participants and provide them with the highest quality of training to ensure it.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Conde Nast College

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. ... [+]

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.

About the Course

During the course, students will research and develop ideas for articles before going on to create a website that will act as a showcase for their personal body of work.

Students will hear from Condé Nast staff and other fashion media experts on a range of related subjects such as understanding the masthead, the editor’s role, conducting interviews and readership profiling. As well as examining the work of inspiring writers and editors and exploring the language of fashion, they will also find out how magazines operate, how to generate revenue from media content, and the key differences between print and digital formats.... [-]

United Kingdom London
April 2020
Full-time
1 week
Campus
Universidad de Alicante - Centro Superior de Idiomas

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 combine ... [+]

If you are looking for something less intensive…

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.

Very popular courses like “Business Spanish” or “Spanish cultures from an intercultural perspective”(in English) together with new courses such as “Gender, Language and Power”, “Professional communication in an intercultural context”, “Creative writing”, etc. in a semester program offering both language improvement and content courses with ECTS credits. ... [-]

Spain Alicante
Open Enrollment
Full-time
4 weeks
Online & Campus Combined
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to develop interpersonal communication skills and techniques to make efficient the transmission and reception of messages; managing asser ... [+]

objective

Develop interpersonal communication skills and techniques to make efficient the transmission and reception of messages; managing assertiveness and feedback.

Benefits of the programAcquire the competence to communicate your messages with greater clarity, efficiency and assertiveness.Strengthens communication capacity among peers, subordinates and superiors.It emits clear and coherent messages reinforcing your capacity for verbal communication knowing the power of body language.It offers effective feedback to your collaborators and peers, both to praise and to point out an area of ​​opportunity.Addressed to

Executives, middle managers, administrators and the general public.... [-]

Mexico Monterrey Santiago de Querétaro Morelia
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
24 hours
Campus
Acudemy

This one-day fine-tuned and inspiring course will leave delegates with a real sense of achievement and improvement in their own ability to present. Delegates will learn h ... [+]

Target Audience

This one-day fine-tuned and inspiring course will leave delegates with a real sense of achievement and improvement in their own ability to present. Delegates will learn how to present confidently and competently bringing a greater level of personality and charisma to presentations.

Training Values Providing participants with an environment that will empower them whilst developing their skills To act as a catalyst for effective partnerships between employers and employees Rewarding dedication, commitment and effort by the provision of a best-in-class training Committed to fulfilling clients' needs and managing the expectations of both learners and employers Working in accordance with best practice Celebrating the success of others ... [-]
United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
1 day
Campus
IFCAM

Prepare, lead and define the next steps of a meeting. At the end of this training, the participants will be able to define an objective and concrete actions; prepare and ... [+]

September 26 - 27, 2019

Animate an effective meetingPrepare, lead and define the next steps of a meetingGeneral informations

Goal

At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

to define an objective and concrete actions,prepare and structure meetings,to position oneself in front of a group and to encourage participation,to animate his group with ease.

Prerequisites

No specific prior knowledge required.rawpixel / Pixabay

Program

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Appropriate the basics of communication

Define the type of meetings: information, evaluation, problem solving, decision-making, consultation, and its terms of referenceDetermine format: face-to-face, conference call or videoconferencingOrganize and manage a meeting remotelyDevelop active listening, questioning, reformulation, reframing techniques... [-]
France Montrouge Paris
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French
Full-time
2 days
Campus
Global School for Entrepreneurship

Each destination has a topic and a stay of two months. In Amsterdam, you will discover your entrepreneurial DNA in the company of delicious Dutch pancakes and wooden shoe ... [+]

GAP Year Program

Travel throughout Europe and discover four of its greatest cities.

Each destination has a topic and a stay of two months. In Amsterdam, you will discover your entrepreneurial DNA in the company of delicious Dutch pancakes and wooden shoes. In Paris, you will unleash your creativity with the inspiration of cheese and wine. In Berlin, you will get immersed in the Digital World and the urban décor of bratwurst and beer. Finally, in Italy, you will find yourself and celebrate this discovery with some great pizza & pasta!

Not an ordinary school Global School for Entrepreneurship shouldn’t feel like a school. Students shouldn’t behave like students. Let’s make it better, together! We are looking to develop Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs. Will you join our movement in Entrepreneurial Education?... [-]

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September 2020
Full-time
8 months
Campus
Campus Training

Would you like to shape movies, series, documentaries, spots or any type of audiovisual production? Behind every video lies the work of experts in assembly and postproduc ... [+]

Course DetailsOnline with live classesPedagogical TutorEmployment and employment guidanceOwn titlePractical trainingUp to 300 hours of internship in businessResolution of practical cases and final projectAudiovisual and paper resourcesBe an expert in Video Editing and Postproduction

Would you like to shape movies, series, documentaries, spots or any type of audiovisual production? Behind every video lies the work of experts in assembly and postproduction, capable of shaping ideas .

You will enjoy composing stories and guiding the emotions of the viewer. And if in addition to giving meaning to the pieces you want to generate the postproduction of the final product, with the knowledge in After Effects that you will acquire you will be prepared to edit audiovisual works from beginning to end .... [-]

Spain A Coruña
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Part-time
24 months
Online