Journalism

Zugangsvoraussetzungen: Allgemeine Hochschulreife

Dauer: 1 Jahre

Studienbeginn: 1. September (Studiengänge mit Studienbeginn Februar)

Sprache: Englisch

Hinweis: Deadline for application:

  • EU/EEA citizens: 1st March
  • Non-EU/EEA citizens: 15th May


Details:
  • Selection procedure
  • Hands on, one-on-one training to a small, internationally oriented group of students
  • Unique combination of practical skills and academic reflection on journalism as a profession
  • Aim is to develop a multimedia mindset and acquire practical skills allowing you to develop expertise in different types of media and across all media outlets
  • Information about scholarships: www.rug.nl/grantfinder

General information
This programme will train you to become a journalist with in-depth academic knowledge in the field of Journalism Studies. The intensive training offers a solid foundation in the skills that are needed to succeed in modern journalism, while theoretical Journalism Studies courses will train you to reflect on the nature of journalism as a profession and stimulate critical thinking about the future of news reporting. The international Master’s programme builds on our well-established and highly successful Dutch-taught Master’s degree programme in Journalism.

Career prospects

The programme prepares you for:

  • a career in journalism (print, radio, television and internet)
  • a position as researcher in the public or private sector (academic or applied research)
  • a public relations or communication position based on highly developed journalistic research, writing and presentation skills
  • other relevant positions with academic requirements


Admission

  • The Journalism programme is highly selective. Only 15 students will be admitted. The requirement for admission is at least an internationally recognized Bachelor’s (or comparable) degree in any discipline.
  • The selection procedure is based on a letter of motivation and curriculum vitae, a web-based assessment, evaluation of degree certificates and, if applicable, previous journalistic work. It may also include a phone or Skype interview.
  • Proficiency in English (TOEFL 620/105, IELTS 7) is required.
 

More information
Erika M. Kastelein, MA
Programme coordinator
E: E.M.Kastelein@rug.nl
T: +31 (0)50 363 23 01
Website: Master's specialization Journalism
Website: International Office

Contact
D-Team
Tel.: 0031 50 363 2711
E-Mail: studienbewerber@rug.nl
Website: www.rug.nl