Course in Journalism and Mass Communication

Top Courses in Journalism and Mass Communication

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. 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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Video Production & Photography Course

Access Creative College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Shoreditch Birmingham Manchester Norwich Bristol Lincoln York + 6 more

If you love everything about video production and photography and would like to work in that field, then this Level 3 course is the perfect way to prepare for university or creative work. [+]

If you love everything about video production and photography and would like to work in that field, then this Level 3 course is the perfect way to prepare for university or creative work.

PLAN, SHOOT & EDIT VIDEO Plan and script video concepts in collaboration with clients where required. Direct video shoots, working with actors/featured people to get the best results. Edit and produce the video using Adobe Premiere, adding graphics and effects in Adobe After Effects. BUILD A PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTFOLIO Develop a portfolio of eye-catching images using DSLR cameras and image manipulation/ organization using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Apply these to web applications. DEVELOP BUSINESS SKILLS Learn about the video and photography sector and creative business practice. START YOUR CREATIVE CAREER ... [-]

Broadcasting Program for International Students

Miami Media School
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA Miami

Our Media Schools offer accredited Radio & Television Programs accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), based in Washington, D.C. The School is approved by the Colorado and Illinois Departments of Education, and are members of prestigious organizations such as the National Association of Broadcasters. [+]

Discover What Your Future Looks Like.

Our Media Schools offer accredited Radio & Television Programs accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), based in Washington, D.C. The School is approved by the Colorado and Illinois Departments of Education, and are members of prestigious organizations such as the National Association of Broadcasters.

The Program offers international students hands on broadcasting training in fully-equipped radio and TV studios. The instructional staff consists of broadcast professionals with many years of experience and includes local on-air radio and TV personalities. All classes are taught in English.

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15 Week Program - Digital Media

Tribeca Flashpoint College
Campus Full time 180 hours September 2018 USA Chicago

Tribeca Flashpoint College offers 15-week programs consisting of Tribeca Flashpoint courses selected to align with your college curriculum. [+]

Tribeca Flashpoint College offers 15-week programs consisting of Tribeca Flashpoint courses selected to align with your college curriculum.

Students should check with their home institution to see if college credits earned in Tribeca Flashpoint's 15-week program are applicable toward their diploma

Program includes 180 class hours All texts and materials Two meals per day (weekdays) Homestay or dormitory accommodations Ground transportation to and from the airport Optional English language classes [-]

Digital Transformation from Zero to One

Arden courses at GISMA
Campus Full time 4 days December 2018 United Kingdom London

The program comprises major features of ambitious entrepreneurship and organization starting from idea generation and the freedom to think from first principles rather than accepting the prevailing wisdom and existing structures. [+]

Digital Transformation from Zero to One

The program comprises major features of ambitious entrepreneurship and organization starting from idea generation and the freedom to think from first principles rather than accepting the prevailing wisdom and existing structures. It is a fact that applications of artificial intelligence are constantly impacting society and professional organizations. As a consequence of that, more and more tasks have been taken over by machines or supported by digital assistants. This program expands on the impact that digital tools and social media have been having on our society.

Course Requirements Bachelor degree or professional equivalent, At least 3 years’ related Language level: Proof of fluency in English Awarding body / Certified by ... [-]

Master Class - Digital Acceleration

Hyper Island
Campus Full time 2 days October 2018 USA New York Singapore Sweden Stockholm United Kingdom London UK Online + 6 more

In Hyper Islands Digital Acceleration Master Class you’ll cover the key elements of digital communications, learn about the networked society, and understand the implications for your business. We hold this 2-day course across different locations, Including London, Stockholm, Sao Paulo, and Singapore. Other Cities are added constantly. [+]

Engage and grow your network

In this 2-day Digital Acceleration Master Class you’ll cover the key elements of digital communications, learn about the networked society, and understand the implications in your business. We will also touch on customer growth, and tools & tactics that lead change.

You will identify and seize new opportunities through interactive sessions with digital experts, hands-on collaborative workshops, and lively discussions with peers. All of it is focused on helping you to apply new knowledge and insights into your daily work.

The class has been designed for a broad range of professionals who use communications as a tool for engaging with customers, clients, and building relationships: Previous attendees have included Account Managers, Copywriters, Creative Directors, Brand/Communications/Marketing Managers, Heads of Digital/Sales/Strategy, but not limited to theses roles... [-]


Story Academy - A MasterClass in Screenwriting

Storyutbildningen
Online Full time 1 year August 2019 Sweden Fårösund

A one-year, full-time distance course in scriptwriting for commercial feature films and drama series. [+]

A one-year, full-time distance course in scriptwriting for commercial feature films and drama series.

MasterClass Story is an exclusive one-year, full-time distance course for you with proven knowledge and professional experience as a scriptwriter. It provides unique opportunities, knowledge, inspiration, tools and techniques to sharpen your storytelling and advance your screenwriting career, with lectures and personal tutoring from some of the foremost and most renowned teachers in the American film industry (Hollywood).

The course encompasses:

Lectures and personal tutoring by acclaimed Hollywood teachers In-depth studies of concept and character development Tools and techniques that enhance the narrative and boost your efficiency Building your platform as a professional screenwriter Promote and pitch your script and ideas using professional sales argumentation Three multi-day meetings – where course management, students and teachers convene for workshops and seminars ... [-]

Filmmaking - Year Program

Prague Film School
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

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 international faculty, and world-class facilities draw students from all over the globe bent on converting a long-held passion for film into a lifetime profession.

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September 7, 2018 - May 25, 2019

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.... [-]


International Communication and Media Short Programme (English)

Thomas More University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Belgium Mechelen

Do you want to become an international communication manager? And do you have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in marketing, communication or journalism? Then we have great news! [+]

Do you want to become an international communication manager? And do you have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in marketing, communication or journalism? Then we have great news!

Take our new one-year course in International Communication & Media and graduate as a full-blown international communication expert.

Practice makes perfect

In this short programme, you will take all of the courses in English, together with a group of international students.

You will be taught by our own lecturers as well as by international professionals. An excellent opportunity to build up an international network.

International internship? Acquire a detailed understanding of the communication specialist’s profession. Prove that your communication plans work on a final project with an (international) business partner. Go international for your internship: Peru, New York, Shanghai, South Africa, New Zealand, ... Where do you want to study? Admission Requirements ... [-]

One Year Filmmaking Program

EICAR
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 France Paris

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...

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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.... [-]


Specialization in Film Editing

Escola Britânica de Artes Criativas
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 Brazil Pinheiros

The course program aims to form true editors, not just edit software operators. Ideal for professionals already working in the audiovisual sector and need to deepen their knowledge and skills, or for students interested in a high quality training and who are finishing a graduation in correlata area. [+]

AboutNEXT TURKS WITH BEGINNING IN AUGUST 2018.

The course program aims to form true editors, not just edit software operators. Ideal for professionals already working in the audiovisual sector and need to deepen their knowledge and skills, or for students interested in a high quality training and who are finishing a graduation in correlata area.

The students study intensely the main foundations of cinema, such as script, dramaturgy, cinematographic language, genres, sound and post-production, developing sensitivity and critical sense through repertoire formation and film analysis. In the practical part, the students work with raw footage, made available by partner producers, which gives them a closer experience of the editors' daily life, as well as creating a portfolio of real works. As a result, the course forms narrative-minded professionals, who are able to contribute creatively to the director on the editing island, reinforcing the publisher's profession as a true storyteller.... [-]


DHEC production / distribution

ESRA - École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle
Campus Full time September 2018 France Paris

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. [+]

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 ... ... [-]

Ableton live and push course

DJ Productor
Campus Full time 1 month September 2018 Spain Madrid

The production course at Ableton Live and Push has been created by a certified Ableton instructor, in this course you will discover the creative tools and techniques of musical production regardless of gender or style. [+]

The Ableton Live and Push production course Has been created by a certified Ableton instructor, in this course you will discover the creative tools and techniques of musical production regardless of gender or style. Introduction to synthesis, sampling and tools to play live. Our personalized method and permanent practices will make your step by DJ Producer a complete musical experience.

DJ Productor is the first and only Ableton Certified Training Center in Madrid, with which you will have exclusive support and a specialized study program.

As a student of DJ Productor, you can purchase an educational license from Ableton with a significant discount.

Hours: 2 Hours per class 3 days per week Start of classes: From the 1st to the 10th of each month Hours for mornings: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Opening times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 19:30 to 21:30 Intensive Saturdays: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: School of Musical Production "DJ Productor" - Calle Virgen del Portillo 55, Madrid Capital Agenda Each class lasts 120 minutes Warping and Scenes: First track Simpler: The sound base of electronic music Beat Making I Introduction to Synthesis with Analog Beat Making II Audio Effects and Racks Creative Music - MIDI Effects Structuring, deconstruction and more techniques to put our songs together Automation and Modulation: Creativity to the brim! Treatment of loops: "The truth is out there" Creating a Remix Advanced release of clips and scenes Terms Maximum 5 seats per course. Registration fee of... [-]

Television Realization Course

Estudios Audiovisuales MasterD
Campus Part time Open Enrollment Spain Madrid Alicante Barcelona Bilbao Burgos Córdoba A Coruña San Sebastián Granada Huelva Jaén Jerez Málaga Murcia Oviedo Palma Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Pamplona Santa Cruz de Tenerife Seville Tarragona Valencia Valladolid Vigo Zaragoza + 23 more

The TV director is responsible for converting a program script into images, providing his own visual narrative and his own style. It is a fundamental piece in the program's team since it is the one that decides what is seen on the screen at all times, giving the visual form and rhythm to the program. With this course you will learn everything you need to control the realization of any television production, handling all the technique of production, cameras, lighting and sound, graphics, editing and ultimately all the elements of audiovisual language. [+]

The TV director is responsible for converting a program script into images, providing his own visual narrative and his own style. It is a fundamental piece in the program's team since it is the one that decides what is seen on the screen at all times, giving the visual form and rhythm to the program.

With this course you will learn everything you need to control the realization of any television production, handling all the technique of production, cameras, lighting and sound, graphics, editing and ultimately all the elements of audiovisual language.

Characteristics of the courseDiploma By Vocational Audiovisual SchoolExpert Teachers Renowned professionalsLoan Material Audiovisual Material for StudentsFace-to-face workshops Practical training in our centersMasterclass With international artistsVideo-classes 24h Access to all classes on videoProgramIntroduction to Television ProductionThe camerasThe lightingSoundPlanning and Implementation TechniquesThe montageDiploma... [-]

Creative Media Production Course

Cardiff and Vale College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

This Creative Media Production course provides industry-relevant education and training for those who are intending to work, or who already work in the creative media sector. [+]

Qualifications:

90 Credit Diploma in Creative Media Full-Time Level 3 - Year 1 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Level 3 in Year 2 Essential Skills Wales 6 Qualifications over the 2 years as well as a BTEC Work Skills Qualification

Course overview:

This Creative Media Production course provides industry-relevant education and training for those who are intending to work, or who already work in the creative media sector.

The course will give you the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised level 3 vocational qualification, which will allow you to either enter employment in the creative media sector or to progress to higher education. The qualification will give you the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding relevant to the media industries. It also gives the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques essential for successful performance in working life.... [-]


Course: Summer Session 2018

EIML Paris Ecole Internationale de Marketing du Luxe
Campus Full time 1 - 4 weeks June 2019 France Paris

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.

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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.... [-]