M.A. Convergent Journalism

The M.A. Convergent Journalism includes the classic media: print, online and audiovisual, which are increasingly converging in the world of media. The target group is graduates in humanities with linguistic competencies who would like to major in one of these three areas: sports/health, business/politics or culture/entertainment.

Overview

Features:

Both broad and specialized: development of overall journalism skills plus the opportunity to specialize in selected areas

Learning outcomes:

A high level of proficiency in journalism methods for the convergent media: print, online, broadcast and mobile

TypeFull-time or part-time
DegreeMaster of Arts (M.A.)
LocationBerlin and Cologne

Language

German (Campus Cologne), English (Campus Berlin): M.A. Convergent Journalism

(Written work can be submitted in either language of choice)

Tuition feesFull-time: 670,- € monthly | Part-time: 449,- € monthly

Duration

Full-time: 4 semesters | Part-time: 6 semesters

Testimonial

Jorge Satorre Mulet (22) from Spain has joined the MA in Convergent Journalism at HMKW's Berlin campus in autumn 2016. Here, he talks about his experience. 

Ideal Candidates

Applicants: Graduates in the arts and humanities, esp. those who majored in one of the following subjects

  • sport, medicine, psychology (Sports/Health)
  • business administration, social sciences (Business/Politics)
  • language, communication, journalism, media studies (Culture/Entertainment)

Target Jobs: Journalist, publicist, writer, communication and media expert and consultant

Modules

General Modules: Optional subjects e.g. Media Law, Media Asset Management, Intercultural Management, Media Psychology

Specific Modules e.g.: Journalistic methods like research, writing, editing, presentation and cross-media journalism or journalism in convergent media

Advanced Studies: Theory and practice of journalism in the fields of Sports/Health or Business/ Politics or Culture/Entertainment

How to apply

Please use our Online Application form and attach a PDF of your CV. 

Entry requirements 

  • Very good degree in one of areas mentioned (university or university of applied sciences) 

  • plus internal assessment process

Please note: After your matriculation, we offer you a refund of the uni-assist fee in the amount of 75,00 € if you submit the original receipt to HMKW.

Further information

Contact

Prof. Dr. Markus Ziener

Head of Department, Berlin Campus

 

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+49 (0)30 / 4677693 - 36 (study advisor Jon M. Gerdes)

m.ziener@hmkw.de

Prof. Dr. Hektor Haarkötter

Head of Department, Cologne Campus

 

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+49 (0)221 / 222139 - 37 (study advisor Antje Bienen)

h.haarkoetter@hmkw.de

Accreditation

The program is government-approved and accredited by FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation), Bonn/Vienna/Zurich.

Information material

Information flyer (pdf)