B.A. in Journalism and Media Studies
Prague, Czech Republic
CZK 538,800 / per year
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The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies is a 3-year, internationally accredited program offering a modern and interdisciplinary education combining standard Journalism school courses with courses in media studies, film studies, and marketing/public relations. You will earn a globally recognized American and European B.A. degree.
The B.A. in Journalism and Media Studies program at Anglo-American University is delivered by a faculty of academics and professionals from many countries. Students can expect to gain a solid background in politics, ethics, and media culture.
The curriculum offers a balanced mix of courses in journalism and media studies: reporting, media theory, digital media, visual journalism, film, and marketing, which is complemented by foundation courses in history, politics, sociology, and psychology.
Study Journalism & Communications in the heart of Europe
Prague was at the crossroads of a divided Europe during the Cold War, and now instead the city has become an open and welcoming cosmopolitan capital in New Europe for all nationalities with a number of domestic (in English-language or in Czech) and international media organizations based here. AAU’s student body includes students from many countries across Europe and Euroasia, the Americas, the Middle East, etc. with an equally diverse faculty with various areas of substantial expertise.
Beyond the classroom, students can create and host internet radio programs on Soundbricks, contribute or produce the bi-annual student magazine Lennon Wall, or join any number of the student clubs concerned with environmental or other social issues. The Career Center also regularly invites media professionals to meet our students helping to ensure numerous internships opportunities in the Czech Republic or abroad.
By taking advantage of these opportunities students can finish the degree in Journalism & Media Studies having gained a solid background combining academic rigor and practical experience, and an appropriate internship in a desired field for the future.
Below, you can find the list of courses available to choose from.
General Education Module
- COM 101 Composition I.
- COM102 Composition II.
- CIS 161 Computer Information Systems
- LEG 101 Intro to Law /PHI125 Intro to Philosophy/ POS201 Political Philosophy/REL140 Comparative Religions
- HIS 103, HIS 104 World History/ HIS 121, HIS 122 European History/ART100 Survey of Western Art
Journalism and Media Major Module Courses
- POS 101 Introduction to Politics
- SOC 100 Intro to Sociology
- FMS 150 Intro to Media Studies
- ART 250 Visual Culture
- JRN 190 Media Ethics
- COM 201 Intercultural Communication
- JRN 229 International Media
- JRN 200 Intro to Reporting I
- JRN 201 Intro to Reporting II
- JRN 220 Media in a Democracy
- JRN 350 Internship
- JRN 394 Thesis seminar
- JRN 395 Thesis
Journalism and Media Electives
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Having passed all the required and elective courses, students complete their studies by taking graduation examination: state exam covering the major module, state exam covering the concentration module, thesis defense.
Graduates of the B.A. in Journalism & Communications can expect to:
- Discuss and debate basic theories, levels of analysis, and empirical evidence used in relevant scholarly literature.
- Apply theory to compare and contrast the meanings and functions of political institutions in different political systems and explain the outcomes and performance of political processes.
- Apply theory to understand the workings of the global economy, and to assess the role of businesses, governments, and international organizations.
- Apply theory to understand the history and current events in international relations.
- Apply theory to understand European integration history, institutions, and policy.
AAU graduates thrive in multinational environments and are able to communicate professionally in English to international audiences. As a graduate of this degree program, you will be well equipped to continue your studies or pursue a global career in areas such as:
- Various forms of print and web media
- Cultural Management
- Reporting or Diplomacy
- Humanitarian Government and Nonprofit Organizations
- Social research