Journalism, Media and Globalisation (Master/Hauptfach)

Beschreibung des Studienfachs

The master's program in Journalism, Media and Globalisation is offered jointly with the partner universities Aarhus Universitet, Universiteit van Amsterdam, City, University of London, Swansea University and Univerzita Karlova. The master's program focuses on a scientific-critical reflection of journalism against the background of global change processes. A comparative perspective is at the center of the course content.

Tätigkeits- und Berufsfelder

The degree program qualifies students in particular for employment with internationally operating media companies.

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Studiengang
Journalism, Media and Globalisation (Master)
Abschlussgrad
Master of Arts (M.A.)
Fachtyp
Hauptfach
Regelstudienzeit
4 Fachsemester

Bewerbung und Zulassung

Formale Studienvoraussetzung
Hochschulzugangsberechtigung
Zulassungsmodus 1. Semester
Eignungsverfahren
Zulassungsmodus höheres Semester
Eignungsverfahren
Zugangsdetails

The first year of study is to be completed at Aarhus Universitet. In the second year, students transfer to LMU or to one of the partner universities, each of which offers its own specializations.

In order to be admitted to the Master's program in Journalism, Media and Globalization, students must have a first degree with at least 180 ECTS credits or an equivalent degree from Germany or abroad and at least one year of qualified professional experience after completing their first degree.

The application for the aptitude test must be submitted by January 10 for the following winter semester (cut-off deadline).The selection procedure is carried out by a joint selection committee of the School of Communication at Aarhus Universitet and the Department of Media and Communication (IfKW) at LMU. Further information here.

Link zum Fach
https://www.ifkw.uni-muenchen.de/index.html

Ihr Weg zum Studienplatz

Der Studiengang im Detail

The first year of study is to be completed at Aarhus Universitet. In the second year of study, students transfer to Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München or one of the partner universities, each of which offers its own specializations.

The following ten compulsory modules, to which the respective ECTS points and SWS are assigned, are offered:

  • P 1 The Challenge of Digital Journalism; 9 ECTS-Punkte; 5 SWS
  • P 2 Public Opinion and the Media; 9 ECTS-Punkte; 5 SWS
  • P 3 Social Science Methods for Journalists; 12 ECTS-Punkte; 5 SWS
  • P 4 Key lssues Facing Contemporary Journalism; 12 ECTS-Punkte; 6 SWS
  • P 5 Journalism Research and Globalisation; 9 ECTS-Punkte; 5 SWS
  • P 6 Contexts of News Production; 9 ECTS-Punkte; 5 SWS
  • P 7 Theories and Methods of Comparative Journalism; 12 ECTS-Punkte; 4 SWS
  • P 8 Cross-Border Journalism; 6 ECTS-Punkte; 4 SWS
  • P 9 Research Colloquium Module; 3 ECTS-Punkte; 2 SWS
  • P 10 Master's Thesis Module; 27 ECTS-Punkte.
    Module P 10 contains the Master's thesis, to which 25 ECTS credits are assigned, and the disputation, to which 2 ECTS credits are assigned. The subject of the disputation is the master's thesis.

The following two elective modules, to which the respective ECTS credits and SWS are assigned, are offered:

  • WP 1 Contexts of Journalism; 12 ECTS-Punkte; 4 SWS
  • WP 2 Global Journalism; 12 ECTS-Punkte; 4 SWS

One compulsory elective module must be chosen from the compulsory elective modules WP 1 and WP 2.

The compulsory modules P 1 to P 6 are only offered at Aarhus Universitet. The compulsory modules P 7 to P 10 and the compulsory elective modules WP 1 and WP 2 are only offered at LMU.

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