The M.A. Convergent Journalism includes the classic media: print, online and audiovisual, which are increasingly converging in the world of media. The target group is graduates in humanities with linguistic competencies who would like to major in one of these three areas: sports/health, business/politics or culture/entertainment.
Location and language
At HMKW Berlin the M.A. Convergent Journalism program is taught in English. The same master program can be studied at HMKW Cologne (Köln) in German language (M.A. Konvergenter Journalismus). The start of the master program at HMKW Frankfurt is planned for October 2017.
-Both broad and specialized: development of overall journalism skills plus the opportunity to specialize in selected areas.
-A high level of proficiency in journalism methods for the convergent media: print, online, broadcast and mobile.
General Modules (optional subjects) -Media Law -Media Asset Management -Intercultural Management -Media Psychology
Specific Modules -Journalistic methods like research, writing, editing, presentation and cross-media journalism or journalism in convergent media
Advanced Studies -Theory and practice of journalism in the fields of Sports/Health or Business/ Politics or Culture/Entertainment