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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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Storyutbildningen

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 ... [-]
Sweden Fårösund
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Online
Miami Media School

Our Media Schools offer accredited Radio & Television Programs accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), based in Washington, D ... [+]

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.

Hands-On Training ... [-]
USA Miami
Open Enrollment
Full-time
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.

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
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Thomas More University of Applied Sciences

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 grea ... [+]

About

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.

Internship

Acquire a detailed understanding of the communication specialist’s profession. Prove that your communication plans work in 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?... [-]

Belgium Mechelen
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
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 2019
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 2019
Full-time
1 week
Campus
Escola Britânica de Artes Criativas

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Brazil Pinheiros
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
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
June 2019
Full-time
1 - 5 weeks
Campus
your Digital Marketing Academy

At your DMAC, we set out to create a comprehensive online learning experience that will enable anyone taking our course to work in the Digital & Social Media Marketin ... [+]

At your DMAC, we set out to create a comprehensive online learning experience that will enable anyone taking our course to work in the Digital & Social Media Marketing field immediately upon completion. This course is not about theory but about real-world application!

Our online course was created by Digital and Social Media Marketing experts who work day-to-day in Digital Marketing agencies and are mandated to keep up with the most recent Digital Marketing best practices and industry updates. The course provides a practical overview along with detailed strategy and step-by-step campaign management insight.

The entire course curriculum consists of 16 sections and 80 modules.... [-]

Canada Toronto USA New York San Francisco  + 1 More
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
30 - 40 hours
Online
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: September 6, 2019 - May 23, 2020

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.

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Czech Republic Prague
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
The Internet Business School

Learn How To Become A PROFESSIONAL Social Media Marketing Consultant With ZERO Experience In One Of The Fastest Growing Industries In The 21st Century. ... [+]

Learn How To Become A Professional Social Media Marketing Consultant With ZERO Experience In One Of The Fastest Growing Industries In The 21st Century…

Join us on this comprehensive course where you will learn all you need to know to set up and manage your own professional Social Media Marketing Consultant Business. This course will teach you everything you need from getting high-paying clients to running successful campaigns, all whilst building an outstanding reputation as a Social Media Marketing Consultant, even with no prior experience!

Social Media Marketing Is Now One Of The Fastest Growing Industries Of Our Time

Social Media is now a ‘must have’ marketing tool for all types of businesses. However, business owners are struggling to understand and find the time to manage their Social Media Platforms. This has opened up a highly lucrative opportunity for anyone with the skills to tap into this market.... [-]

United Kingdom Bethersden
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
ESRA - École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle

During this year, the students are taught the fundamental aspects of the aesthetic and technical parameters of frame, sound and new media with more than 1 110 hours of in ... [+]

Quick Look Location: Paris, Nice, Brussels Language of Instruction: English Overview

During this year, the students are taught the fundamental aspects of the aesthetic and technical parameters of frame, sound and new media with more than 1 110 hours of instruction, including eight weeks of internship.

This program is designed to give an extensive hand on technical equipment used in the film industry but also a strong theoretical background on film. The students will have the opportunity to practice during workshop sessions, have more experience through internships and of course to write, direct and shoot their own short movies for a deeper appreciation and knowledge of the filmmaking industry.... [-]

France Paris
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
Roma Film Academy

The Production course is a two-year course and covers all the industrial and business topics related to the production department. The course typically requires around 95 ... [+]

The Production course is a two-year course and covers all the industrial and business topics related to the production department. The course typically requires around 950 hours, varying according to the expected production.

I Year

The course covers all industrial and business topics related to production. In the first year, we focus on the technical aspects of the composition of the department for the set, or we learn the tasks and tools for security on the set and the regulations in force, we study the role of 'Assistant Director (in the US sense), of the Edition Secretary, of the Location Scout and Manager. In addition to the management of the set and the troupe, the training includes the study of Budget, the Spoglio of Screenplays with Movie Magic, as well as the rudiments of the organization of executive production to introduce the program of the second year.... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Universidad Francisco De Vitoria

The Specialization Course in Journalism and Fashion of the Universidad Francisco De Vitoria , offers a program for journalists and journalists to be able to transmit and ... [+]

The Specialization Course in Journalism and Fashion of the Universidad Francisco De Vitoria , offers a program for journalists and journalists to be able to transmit and adequately reflect the information that flows in the world of fashion, stripping it of its image of frivolity and superficiality.

Introduction

The phenomenon of fashion calls for communication professionals who know how to adequately transmit the dimension of this phenomenon, with information free of frivolity and with the preparation and seriousness to enter the areas of communication that compose it.

The Specialization Course in Journalism and Fashion at the Universidad Francisco De Vitoria provides a unique vision of fashion from the perspective of anthropology, history and sociology, as well as the clothing industry and companies in the sector, national and international. international Participants will discover, step by step, the entire process from the creation and planning of a collection to the major fashion campaigns. They will review the main actions that can be carried out in the areas of marketing and advertising: strategic planning, media plan, market research, dealing with agencies and new communication and sales tools.... [-]

Spain Madrid
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
5 months
Campus
Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning

Every profession requires communication skills. People with excellent communication skills get jobs and promotions. A minor in Technical Communication can help you learn ... [+]

Minor in Technical Communications

Every profession requires communication skills. People with excellent communication skills get jobs and promotions. A minor in Technical Communication can help you learn the skills you need to succeed, no matter where your professional life takes you.

Program Overview

Regardless of your major, a minor in Technical Communication can:

Teach you to sharpen all forms of written communication—and to give it the biggest possible impact on the world. Give you the tools to communicate with people from all walks of life and from across the world. Facilitate your ability to work in a team. Show you how to use technology to build understanding. Give you the opportunity to learn from world-class faculty. Application Process ... [-]
USA USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
Online