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How long you will study
Domestic course fees
GBP 7000 per year
How you will study
International course fees
GBP 7000 per year
A unique two year Masters course, part of the prestigious Erasmus Mundus programme bringing together five leading European institutions in journalism and media education.
Who is it for?
This course is suitable for students with a good first degree and some journalistic experience, and a strong desire to pursue a subsequent career in Journalism or a related field. The specialism at City, University of London is mainly, but not exclusively, focused on Business and Finance Journalism.
This Masters course is part of the prestigious Erasmus Mundus programme.
Students study as part of a diverse cohort of individuals from around the world.
The Erasmus Mundus MA in Journalism, Media and Globalisation is truly an international course.
The first year is spent in the University of Aarhus, Denmark, the second at City, University of London (where students specialise in financial and business journalism) or at the University of Swansea (Wales), Hamburg University (Germany) or University of Amsterdam (Netherlands).
The Mundus Journalism degree explores the practice and performance of journalism and the media in the context of a new environment brought about by globalisation, modernisation, commercialisation and professional developments.
The course also offers some exchange opportunities for students to travel to one of the following three institutions in the spring of the first year: University of California, Berkeley, USA; Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; or University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. There is a broad range of national and international guest lecturers from media and research institutions features.
Requirements and how to apply
The course aims to admit highly-qualified students from a wide range of countries. Applicants will normally only be admitted if they have an honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution and should have the equivalent of at least three months' journalism work experience (including student journalism).
For further information about the selection process, see the main Erasmus Mundus Global Journalism website.
INTO City, University of London
Don't meet the entry requirements? INTO City, University of London offers a range of academic and English language programmes to help prepare you for study at City, University of London. You'll learn from experienced teachers in a dedicated international study centre.
These programmes are designed for international students who do not meet the required academic and English language requirements for direct entry. To prepare for this degree course, learn more about the Graduate Diploma in Journalism.
If your first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:
If you have studied for one or more years in, or received a degree from, a college or institution in an English-speaking country, you will not need to present an English language test. (This education however must have taken place within two years prior to submission of the course application.)
English language programmes
Don't meet the English language requirements? INTO City, University of London offers English language programmes to help prepare you for study at university. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability for entry to degree courses.
If you are not from the European Economic Area / Switzerland and you are coming to study in the UK, you may need to apply for a visa or entry clearance to come to the UK to study.
The way that you apply may vary depending on the length of your course. There are different rules for:
If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you cannot undertake any City courses on a part-time basis.
For more information see our main Visa page.
How to apply
The application process for 2018 entry will open shortly.
When applications open, you are required to submit the following:
For full details of how to apply, see the main Erasmus Mundus Global Journalism website.
Questions should be directed to:Bettina AndersenErasmus Mundus CoordinatorAarhus University, DenmarkE-mail: email@example.com
Phone: +45 87 162025
Teaching and learning
The Erasmus Mundus Global Journalism MA brings together five leading European institutions in journalism and media education.
Between the first and second years of the programme some students have the opportunity to participate in summer exchanges at our international partners:
Danish School of Journalism / Aarhus University
Semester 1 core modules:
Semester 2 core modules:
City, University of London
Semester 3 core modules:
Students from the programme have gone on to work for Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones, the BBC, the Financial Times, Reuters, China Daily, Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Helsingin Sanomat, TV 2 Norway, Xinhua News Agency, Bangkok Post, Associated Press and Platts. Other students are working for international organisations, including the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Companies and the European Commission, and for international corporations including Morgan Stanley.
Alumni of the course are now working in organisations including:
Notes about fees for this course
More about fees
Please see the main Erasmus Mundus Global Journalism website for information about funding sources.
Alternatively, international students should contact their local British Council office for advice and guidance about scholarships.
Erasmus Mundus Scholarships
We will be able to offer 'Erasmus Mundus' stipends for some students entering the programme. See the main website for more detailed funding information.
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During your second year studies at City, University of London, you will gain practical skills in our state-of-the-art digital television studio, digital editing suites, radio studios, and broadcast newsrooms.
In 2014 we completed a £12m development projects for our Journalism facilities. These facilities were developed in consultation with experts from the BBC and ITN, and were praised by the BJTC. Our facilities include:
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