University of Wales - Swansea

University of Wales Swansea

Comparative Journalism - Media and Communication Studies, MA


Swansea University

Swansea, Wales

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.-Comparative Journalism - Media and Communication Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MA in Comparative Journalism provides an international and cross-cultural approach to journalism in the 21st century. It is aimed at practising, mid-career journalists as well as those interested in developing their knowledge and understanding of the role of journalism in society. The course combines the teaching of practical skills and techniques of journalistic production with the exploration of practice from a range of theoretical and analytical perspectives. Core modules include: • Comparative Journalism I • Comparative Journalism II • Journalism and New Technology • Issues in Information Gathering • Dissertation or Project Optional modules include: • Feature Writing • Covering the World • Writing for Radio • Political Reporting • Business and Financial Reporting • Development Communication • European Media Issues • African Media Systems • Journalism in Asia and the Pacific


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