MA in International Journalism / Course Structure

Core Courses

For International Journalism

JOUR7010 * International Relations Theory & Practice OR 3
JOUR7020 * Comparative & International News 3
JOUR7040 Multimedia Journalism 3
JOUR7060 News and Feature Writing for International Practice 3
JOUR7100 Advanced News Writing and Production for Int’l Practice 3
JOUR7290 Media Law & Ethics for International Journalism 3

For Business and Financial Journalism

JOUR7040 Multimedia Journalism 3
JOUR7150 Business News Writing 3
JOUR7160 Principles of Economics 3
JOUR7170 Business and Finance 3
JOUR7180 Advanced Business News Writing and Production 3
Elective Courses Units

Remarks: Not all elective courses will be offered in any single academic year, and will be offered based on instructor and facility availability. Course enrolment is limited by quotas.

JOUR7010 * International Relations Theory and Practice 3
JOUR7020 * Comparative & International News 3
JOUR7030 Research Methods in Media and Communication 3
JOUR7070 Theories of Journalism and Communication 3
JOUR7080 Current Issues and Case Studies in International News 3
JOUR7090 International News Translation 3
JOUR7110 Reporting International Conflict 3
JOUR7120 International Business and Financial Reporting 3
JOUR7130 Project or Dissertation 3
JOUR7140 Globalisation, Economics and Finance 3
JOUR7210 Longform Journalism 3
JOUR7220 Photojournalism # 3
JOUR7230 Broadcast Journalism # 3
JOUR7240 Online and Digital Journalism # 3
JOUR7250 Reporting China and Hong Kong 3
JOUR7260 Reporting Southeast Asia 3
JOUR7270 Entrepreneurial Journalism 3
JOUR7280 Big Data Analytics for Media and Communication 3
JOUR7300 Approaches & Methods in Communication Research 3
JOUR7310 Advanced Quantitative Communication Research Methods 3
JOUR7320 Communication Research Thesis 3
JOUR7330 Food and Culture Reporting 3
JOUR7340 International News in a Globalized World 3

* International Journalism concentration students are required to take either “JOUR7010 International Relations Theory and Practice” or “JOUR7020 Comparative & International News” as their core course.  The course not chosen as A Core course can be taken as AN Elective.

# Students can only choose from one of these 3 skills courses
Elective Courses (limited quota offered by other Programmes - whether to offer quota and the number of quota would be decided by the Programmes offering the courses)  
Students can at most take ONE elective from courses below  
(Offered By Other Programmes) Units
COMM7040 Issues in Intercultural Communication 3
COMM7050 Media and Communication in Chinese Societies 3
COMM7060 Issues in Corporation Communications 3
COMM7160 Organizational Communication 3
COMM7170 Communication Campaign Workshop 3
COMM7180 Media Law and Ethics 3
COMM7190 Issues and Cases in Mass Communication 3
COMM7200 New Media Workshop 3
COMM7220 Advertising Management 3
COMM7230 Writing for Multimedia in Public Relations 3
COMM7240 Media Markets 3
COMM7250 Strategic Public Relations and Crisis Management 3
COMM7300 Consumer Insights 3
COMM7310 International Advertising 3
COMM7510 Public Administration & the Media 3
COMM7550 Advertising in China 3
COMM7560 Political communication & Public Opinion 3
COMM7630 Qualitative Research Methods 3
COMM7650 Introduction to Social Science Theories 3
COMM7790 Communication and Technology 3
COMM7800 New Media Design & Communication 3
COMM7840 Algorithmic Culture 3
COMM7850 Emerging Technology for Media and Communication 3
COMM7860 Communicating Data 3