In order to respond promptly to the audience information requests concerning getting the news about the events occurring in different parts of the world specialists with digital technologies skills are in demand. The program "Applied International Journalism" gives the students the opportunity to become a professional journalist and understand the features of journalism in a global context.
Studying national media systems and specifics of media industry in different regions of the world will allow graduates to work in any country at regional, national and global levels within the framework of different media formats.
In the process of studying, you will obtain theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of mass communication that a journalist of the 21st century needs to work in traditional and digital media. The program undergoes an annual internal audit in order to meet all the trends in the rapidly changing information market.
At master classes, seminars, and workshops, students get acquainted with the peculiarities of various areas of the media industry.
Besides, the students get knowledge in related fields of mass communication, such as PR and marketing communications.
The studying process offers a large number of individual or group creative projects.
Disciplines: the basic and theoretical modules of the program include Modern Problems and Mass Media Agenda, Modern Media Systems, Media Discourse, Media Planning.
Practical and creative modules are devoted to copywriting, TV and radio broadcasting, creation of audio-visual online content, transmedia storytelling, mobile journalism, work in social media, photojournalism, media economics.
The interdisciplinary and communication modules of the program include PR, Intercultural Communication, Psychology of Management, Territory Branding and International Relations, etc.
Within the framework of the program, the students get the brilliant opportunity to establish ties and close cooperation with professors and researchers in the field of journalism from universities of Europe, Asia, the USA, etc. Lectures of visiting professors and famous foreign journalists, joint creative projects and conferences are organized. There is an opportunity to participate in the short-term mobility program with partner universities in order to expand significantly professional experience and develop networking skills.
In the course of the program, students are offered the opportunity to undergo a professional internship in Russian and international media holdings.
Due to the fact that the classes are conducted in English, the program attracts students from all over the world. It will ensure the professional contacts in the future.
After graduating, you will be able to work as reporters, editors, moderators, analysts, specialists in public relations and international relations. Graduates of the master's degree program will be in demand both in national and international media, information and communication agencies, press services of government bodies, agencies dealing with issues of public diplomacy and the formation of public opinion.