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Journalism courses will give you the techniques, skills and principles necessary to develop your career in journalism even further. Journalism courses can also be taken by working professionals and not only by amateurs. Due to its rising popularity, however, the situation has changed rapidly over the past decade and many schools now offer both undergraduate and postgraduate journalism courses. You can choose from a wide variety of journalism courses which range from creative writing, editing or proofreading courses to freelance journalism. All of those specialized courses are designed to develop the students’ creativity, while providing them with a broader knowledge of the journalistic environment.


Students will gain both practical and theoretical knowledge during journalism courses. The theoretical training draws on such disciplines as communication studies, cultural studies, anthropology or literary criticism. The hands-on part of the training covers many different areas, focusing especially on various forms of writing, e.g. reports, news, interviews, analysis, commentaries, features. Students also get the opportunity to acquire other fundamental skills related to journalism, such as working with modern digital technology and mastering media communication. Journalism courses are aimed at students at all levels from very beginners to advanced writers. While some of those courses are taught in a classroom, many others are available online, making them accessible for virtually everyone.


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Institut d'Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya - IEFC

Aimed at photographers and photography students who want to learn about the profession of sports photographer and related markets. ... [+]

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Photographers and photography students who want to know about the profession of sports photographer and related markets.

Goals:Work current photography, from the snapshot to the graphic edition, based on the daily press referenceTo learn theoretically and practically the different genres and specialties in the field of current photojournalismKnow the reality of photojournalism from the experience of prestigious photographersContents:History and evolution of photojournalism.Photographic equipment.Technique, aesthetics and photojournalistic language.The different specialties and the current means of communication.Photonoticia vs Reportage, Report vs. Documentalism.Graphic edition, technology, technical and informative process.Media, agencies, internet and social networks.Introduction to video and audiovisual production.Photographic archive and its organization.Current status of the profession.Legislation, applied law and deontology.... [-]
Spain Barcelona
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Spanish
Part-time
81 hours
Campus
GrisArt Escuela Superior de Fotografía

Communicate, excite, surprise and synthesized: these are the challenges for any photographer dedicated to communication, regardless of the medium (newspaper, journals, ar ... [+]

Communicate, excite, surprise and synthesized: these are the challenges for any photographer dedicated to communication, regardless of the medium (newspaper, journals, archives, publishers ...) and the support (paper, video, television or Internet) which published their work. With this Course Documentary Photography and Photo Story, GrisArt enables the acquisition of theoretical, expressive, editing, critical and historical knowledge to develop this powerful overall solvency communicative resource. While focusing on key issues such as the photo essay and fotonoticia, the course delves into specific genres (travel report, anthropological, social and conflict, sports or nature), offered by various photographers specialists. Within this field, increasingly, professional specialist must be able to reinvent itself and adapt to new technologies if they do not want to be marginalized in a rapidly changing profession. To do so is to consider the following: - The photographic still image is no longer the only graphic resource. The new photographer to master and take advantage of the video, any current camera features. This implies control their narrative codes and technical possibilities. - The traditional camera is not the only tool able to provide a good result. Electronic devices, such as mobile phone, may be suitable means to resolve specific situations. The captured image can be complemented with instant editing and digital processing. - Photographers should control the quality of your images and to tackle them in order to improve its expressiveness. This required knowledge of digital processing, allowing them to act on the ground quickly and be able to disseminate their... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Part-time
7 months
Campus
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
IES Abroad

In this program, you can choose from a series of courses in Communications, Literature (including travel writing), Photography, Political Science, and much more. Barcelon ... [+]

Why Barcelona?

Barcelona’s spectacular setting on the sea, laidback Spanish lifestyle, and vibrant culture make this city a great place to study abroad, but did you know Barcelona is one of the Europe’s leading centers for digital media, international advertising, journalism, and publishing?

What You'll Study?

In this program, you can choose from a series of courses in Communications, Literature (including travel writing), Photography, Political Science, and much more. Barcelona will be your classroom. All of our courses feature course-related trips and faculty-led visits to cutting-edge digital media outlets, newsrooms, agencies, and more. Imagine studying Advertising and then visiting an international ad agency or attending a lecture by an internationally-known photojournalist as part of your visual storytelling course. It’s all waiting for you here in Barcelona.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
ALISON

Are you a budding journalist? Introduction to Journalism examines the key journalism practices and procedures of journalism and reportage. This free online journalism cou ... [+]

About The Course

Are you a budding journalist? Introduction to Journalism examines the key journalism practices and procedures of journalism and reportage. This free online journalism course looks at how to identify a newsworthy story, how to research a story and how to conduct interviews in order to elicit the information you need to prepare a fair and balanced news report. You will learn about feature writing, how to write an engaging feature story, the different types of features, the four parts of an editorial and the different approaches to editorial titles. This course also looks at ethics in journalism and how to avoid conflicts of interest.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will have a clear understanding of the following:... [-]

Ireland Galway
Part-time
2 - 3 hours
Online
Mente Argentina

An intern is someone who works in a temporary position with an emphasis on on-the-job training rather than merely employment. Interns are usually college or university st ... [+]

Internship Program in Buenos Aires, Argentina

An intern is someone who works in a temporary position with an emphasis on on-the-job training rather than merely employment. Interns are usually college or university students, but they can also be high school students or post graduate adults seeking skills for a new career.

Mente Argentina Internship Program in Buenos Aires allow international students to spend a period of time working in a field of their interest and related to their own studies, preparing them for their future as professional workers.

We cooperate with a multiplicity of different enterprises, state, non-governmental and international organizations, As an intern you will get a deep insight into the Argentina culture while gaining solid experience in the working area you choose. In most placements you will work with Spanish speaking people, enriching further your Spanish knowledge.... [-]

Argentina Buenos Aires
February 2020
Full-time
6 - 18 weeks
Campus
International Career Institute

ICI’s journalism course is established with seasoned journalists to give you the best in journalism techniques and education. Journalism is a very challenging field so yo ... [+]

ICI’s journalism course is established with seasoned journalists to give you the best in journalism techniques and education. Journalism is a very challenging field so you need to get armed with skills that are desired by employers and appreciated by the public.

Course Outline The World of Journalism News Stories Interviewing Law TV and Radio Writing Skills Features and Specialisms Courts Public Administration Where To Go From Here Career Prospects

Our journalism course graduates can begin exciting careers in media, whether in print, TV, radio or online. Gone are the days when journalists scored low in the salary department. Today, there are many opportunities for people who are perceptive and gifted with exceptional writing skills.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
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
September 2019
Full-time
1 week
Campus