One of the few globally devoted to the study of the concepts and aspects of European Journalism, the pathway focuses on the role of news media and journalism in the emergence of a European public sphere. Combining a cross-national comparative approach to European journalistic and news cultures with a hands-on coverage of current European issues, the pathway aims to provide students and journalists with tools that will increase awareness of the interrelated and multidimensional problems/challenges faced in the European Union, exploring the new opportunities and challenges of journalism practices and coverage as well on the European Union, its institutions, and policies.
- Appreciation of the variety of European journalistic cultures and the heterogeneity of the European media landscape
- Understanding of the challenges faced by the emergence of a European journalism and a European public sphere
- Awareness of the rise of ‘Europe’ as a distinctive issue area
- Acquisition of key investigative, analytical, and reporting skills regarding the covering of issues from a European, rather than national, point of view
Digital Media, Communication and Journalism is a full-time (90 ECTS) English language Master’s program, the first of its kind among Greek public Universities. Designed to combine practice-based learning with sustained theoretical reflection, the intensive 12 months post-graduate program includes two course semesters and a third one, dedicated to the research and writing of a Thesis.
The structure of the program has been designed with a view to combine in-depth specialization with students’ freedom to select a set of courses that best matches their research and professional interests.
For the successful completion of each pathway students must:
- Take the core course of the preferred pathway
- Select at least 3 electives offered in the preferred pathway
- Select up to 2 electives offered by the other two pathways
- Complete a dissertation on a topic related to the subject areas covered by the preferred pathway.
|1st||3 courses||1 core course (10 ECTS) and 2 electives (20 ECTS) 1 of which can be from another pathway||30|
|2nd||3 courses||3 electives 1 of which can be from another pathway||30|
|1st and 2nd Semester Credits||60|