This program applies multidisciplinary approach that combines competencies and skills of (a) journalism, (b) emerging media technologies and (c) content (text, audio-visual, VR, AI) creation with informed analysis and problem solving of evolving societal questions. It aims at training of engaged media professionals open to societal challenges, possessing journalistic knowledge and expertise to adequately respond to various societal needs, to critically analyze the impact of media and communications in the public life, and to initiate innovative news services and produce multimedia products.
Learning outcomes (competences acquired)
Future Media and Journalism study program includes compulsory internship course (6 ECTS, organized during Summer semester), which is aimed to provide students with an opportunity to put the acquired knowledge and production skills into practice and gain on-the-job training in the field of journalism. The course is organized to provide students the experience of supervised professional work in a chosen media organization. During training, students experiment with different news formats and apply various content production strategies and design approaches. After completing the internship, students produce reports providing critical auto-reflection on the encountered professional (collaborative, content production, ethical, etc.) matters.
The program nurtures entrepreneurial attitude: program graduates will acquire qualifications and a great diversity of skills and detailed professional competences ranging from the most general related to the comprehension of societal process to the most specific and subject (journalism and media) focused. Program alumni will be qualified to work in media and communications organizations, research and training institutions, media monitoring bureaus and market research companies. The Master’s Program in Future Media and Journalism qualifies for further studies, including PhD programs.