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Faculty of Arts & Humanities



Faculty of Arts & Humanities

 

Journalism via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Journalism Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Journalism Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Journalism Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Journalism Online via distance learning

 

Journalism is the branch of mass communications that provides people with the knowledge they need to make good decisions about the issues currently affecting their personal and public lives. Journalism is not only a collection of news, it also provides interpretation, evaluation, and persuasion. This program trains in the fundamentals of news gathering and evaluation, and the structure and writing of journal stories.

 

Academic Supervisor : Yemi D. Ogunyemi
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Writing Fundamentals & Style
The Communication Process
Media Influence
Mass Communications
Broadcasting
Writing for Television & Radio
News Writing & Reporting
Narrative Development
Script & Screen Writing
Creative Writing
Multimedia Communications
Investigative Journalism
Journalism
Audiovisual Communication

 

 

Journalism via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Journalism Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Journalism via distance learning = 42 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Journalism Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Journalism via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Journalism Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Journalism via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Journalism Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Journalism via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Journalism Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Journalism via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Writing Fundamentals & Style
This course provides instructions in grammar, sentence, and paragraph structure, elements of composition and essay writing including theme focus, development of central idea, exposition, and argumentation. It shows how to compose clear and concise essays using various expository modes such as definition, exemplification, process, analysis, cause and effect, comparison, and contrast. It considers several writing styles and approaches to both literary and non-literary texts.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

The Communication Process
This course introduces the processes that govern message delivery and reception. It covers intrapersonal and interpersonal communication, non-verbal communication, language and verbal interaction, group communication, and conflict management. It considers the impact of context, situation, perception, culture, medium, and message on communication.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

Media Influence
This course describes and evaluates various strategies that attempt to explain individuals' and groups' reaction to media. It explores the theories of media influence and public attitude change. It explains what it means (politically, economically, culturally, and morally) to live in a culture in which a major portion of information comes to the citizen through multiple channels of mass communication.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

Mass Communications
This course examines the historical and contemporary theories of mass media and communication. It addresses the nature, functions, and responsibilities of the mass communication industries in a global environment and emphasizes on media's roles in society. It also explores mass media organizations policies, legal, ethical, and censorship concerns.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

Broadcasting
This course discusses the role and effects of broadcasting, in other terms the radio and the television industry. It emphasizes topics such as historical development, media regulations, terminology, and programming. It reviews modern communication technologies, including interactive TV, digital media, Internet, and other computer-based broadcasting technologies.
Academic Supervisor : Marta Pulido Polo

Writing for Television & Radio
This course presents the particulars of writing for various media and shows how to effectively write to convey messages to the mass media. It teaches writing techniques for radio and television, and the format and style for commercials, radio and television dramas, documentaries, public news announcements, and promotional writing.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

News Writing & Reporting
This course covers numerous topics such as gathering, writing, and reporting news; developing style for various communication media; and addressing the legal and ethical issues of news reporting. It discusses several styles of writing and reporting news, editorials, interviews, and commentaries; and demonstrates the journalistic writing techniques necessary to develop skill in gathering information and presenting it with clarity and style.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

Narrative Development
This course illustrates the means of story-telling and integrates practical writer rules with theoretical models based on literary constructions. It explains the construction of a solid narrative combined with the creation of believable, compelling characters that propel that narrative forward. It finally helps to find personal stories that inspire dramatic narrative.
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

Script & Screen Writing
This course explores the art, craft, and business of script writing from both theoretical and practical perspectives. It examines the process of screenwriting from concept to character and from opening scene to finished script. It pinpoints the structural and stylistic elements essential to good screenplays and focuses on style and language, format, structure, location, and characterization. It presents a step-by-step and comprehensive technique for writing scripts.
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

Creative Writing
This course aims to develop language competence and creative potentials in a variety of genres (fiction, poetry, drama, literary, and nonfiction). It presents the art and craft of writing and the procedures for preparing a manuscript for marketing and publication.
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

Multimedia Communications
This course provides an appreciation for using the Web and other multimedia for effective communication. It examines both the technology and the principles underlying the use of multimedia resources to enhance the communication process. It explains the business use and development procedures involved in incorporating multimedia into communications.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Investigative Journalism
This course explains methods of inquiry, data collection, and research necessary to support news writing and reporting. It considers how to evaluate the veracity of information sources, photojournalistic techniques, short term and long term journalism investigation, and the legal responsibilities of the news reporter and the media.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

Journalism
This course reviews the history of journalism and the social responsibilities and issues facing journalism today. It examines journalism ethics, news judgment and coverage, and economic and political influences on reporting. It considers the impact of technology in the news industry and explains newspaper production and management with new technologies.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

Audiovisual Communication
This course addresses ongoing changes in audiovisual communications and new developments in mass communications theory. It explores the key elements of audiovisual messages creation and production with current examples from broadcasting, television, film, Internet, and multimedia.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

 

Admission - Journalism Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Journalism Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Journalism Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

IAMCR - International Association for Media and Communication Research

INTERCOM - Sociedade Brasileira de Estudos Interdisciplinares da Comunicação

JEA - Journalism Education Association

SBPJor - Associação Brasileira de Pesquisadores em Jornalismo

SPJ - Society of Professional Journalists

 

 

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