University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, GIZ, University of Bonn and Deutsche Welle: "International Media Studies" – Master's Program. Deadline for applications: 15. April 2011

The International Media Studies Master’s Program is a four-semester, full-time program for further education. It combines topics like media and development, journalism, communication science and media economics.

It is a joint project from the University of Bonn, the Bonn Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) and Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s international broadcaster with its headquarters in Bonn. The bilingual Master’s Program offers a unique course offer given the current development of global media and the connection between media and cooperative development. Students from around the world will benefit from the inclusion of partners and the unparalleled mix of research, lectures and practical experience. The program combines topics like media and development, journalism, communication science and media economics, while developing practical skills and competencies that are important for the world of media.

The program is targeted at students from around the world that want to work in a position of responsibility in journalism or the communications sector. It especially addresses journalists-in-training, media representatives from radio, TV, online and print and communication experts.

Those interested must have completed an academic program (bachelor’s degree or equivalent) and have acquired at least one year of professional experience in a media-related field after their first degree.

The program will be bilingual (English and German), whereby English will be the prevalent course language.

The application process for the Master’s Program starting in September 2011 will run until the 15th of April 2011.

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