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Erasmus Mundus Masters: Journalism, Media and Globalisation MA

Erasmus Mundus Masters: Journalism, Media and Globalisation MA

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2 years

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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Globalisation Journalism (General) Communication / Media Film / Video / Television Production

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Course Summary

Key information

Equip yourself with an international blend of journalism and media skills as part of a unique two-year master’s degree bringing together five leading European institutions under the prestigious Erasmus Mundus programme. Our journalistic specialism here at City is largely focused on business and finance.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

You will learn as part of a diverse cohort from around the world in this prestigious Erasmus Mundus programme.

The Mundus Journalism degree explores the practice and performance of journalism and the media in the context of globalisation, modernisation and commercialisation.

We will give you relevant skills and knowledge concerning European journalism as you apply a global perspective to journalism before specialising in one journalistic field.

You will gain an understanding of contemporary issues and debates in European journalism and acquire analytical skills and techniques to assess the merits of different approaches and theories.

Who is this course for?

If you have a good first degree together with some journalistic experience and a strong ambition to become a journalist, this master’s degree is ideal.

You may have additional interest in business and finance journalism, as this is one of our specialisms at City.


Your prospects for a career in international journalism will be strongly enhanced with this Journalism, Media and Globalisation MA.

Here at City you will benefit from unrivalled industry contacts and a solid grounding in the best practices of professional journalism.

Our graduates have progressed to work for Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones, the BBC, the Financial Times, Reuters, China Daily, Danish Broadcasting Corporation and Helsingin Sanomat.

Others have been appointed by international organisations including:

  • The European Commission
  • SunTec
  • Greenpeace
  • Savivo A/S
  • Bloomberg
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Handelsblatt
  • Slovenian Press Agency
  • WirtschaftsWoche.


Globalisation and the Transformation of the State (20 Credits) - Core
Analytical Journalism (20 Credits) - Core
Researching Journalism (20 Credits) - Core
Social Science Methods for Journalists (20 Credits) - Core
Globalisation, Culture and the Roles of the Media (20 Credits) - Core
Globalisation: Reporting Global Change (20 Credits) - Core

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Entry requirements

The course aims to admit highly-qualified students from a wide range of countries. Applicants will normally only be admitted if they have an honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution and should have the equivalent of at least three months' journalism work experience (including student journalism).

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK institution, offering an innovative programme of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses which uphold the university’s commitment to enhance people’s lives through education. City is a research-driven university and has around 21,000 enrolled students, of which 45% are studying postgraduate qualifications. The university community is a diverse and international population home to students from...more