MA Journalism and International Affairs


University College Dublin    UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year Full-Time/ 2 years Part-Time
Communication & Media Studies (7) Politics & Government (30)

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Are you passionate about journalism and international affairs? The MA Journalism and International Affairs programme at UCD Clinton Institute in collaboration with CNN Academy is the perfect fit for you. This one-year programme combines practical training in audio, video, digital, and social storytelling with academic expertise in global issues. Whether you have a relevant undergraduate degree or extensive work experience, this programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge to excel in the international news industry. You'll have the opportunity to learn from CNN journalists, editors, and producers, and even produce your own podcast episode and video story. Don't miss out on this transformative learning experience!

About the course

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The CNN Academy UCD Clinton Institute MA in Journalism and International Affairs is a one-year programme that combines practical training in audio, video, digital, and social storytelling with academic expertise in international affairs.

In today’s media ecosystem, journalists need to be able to produce engaging content for a savvy digital-first audience while understanding the structures and dynamics that shape global issues and relations.

This is the first English-language Masters programme CNN has co-designed in collaboration with a university partner, combining journalistic and academic excellence in an innovative curriculum that is challenging and employment-orientated.

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Entry Requirements

An honours undergraduate degree (NFQ level 8) in a relevant subject area with a minimum upper second class honours UCD GPA of 3.08 or the international equivalent is required

Applicants without the above degree qualification with extensive work experience in a relevant sector will be considered on a case by case.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.




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Scholarships

The scholarship comprises a stipend of 10,000 euros payable to successful students after the commencement of their programme. The scholarship is payable in three instalments each trimester of the academic year. The scholarship may be used to cover education-related expenses including living expenses and/or tuition fees. Students will be required to obtain an Irish Personal Public Service Number (PPSN) in order to receive the scholarship.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10,000

Eligibility

The scholarship will be competitively awarded to students demonstrating exceptional academic or journalistic ability. The scholarship comprises a stipend of 10,000 euros payable. Students will be required to obtain an Irish Personal Public Service Number (PPSN) in order to receive the scholarship.

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