NB: This bachelor programme is taught in Danish
Level: Advanced undergraduate
Duration: 4 years
Internship: 18 months
Entrance examination: Yes
Applicants annually: approx. 200
Admissions annually: approx. 16
The purpose of the photojournalism bachelor programme is to qualify students to independently organize, undertake, and assure the quality of photojournalist assignments within the media market and thereby to actively help to develop photojournalism and the media.
The photojournalism bachelor programme will provide students with:
- Ability to visually communicate stories that complement and deepen journalism in writing or audio.
- Ability to handle the entire photojournalistic work process and to find journalistically relevant problems, develop ideas, research, analyse, coach, interview and communicate to a given audience. All this within a given timeframe.
- Good visual sense, critical and analytical skills, responsibility, empathy, courage, perseverance, creativity, integrity, curiosity, diligence and an open mind. Including the ability to work under demanding circumstances and with close contact to the sources.
- Knowledge about society so they are able to judge what is relevant, and know where and how to seek more knowledge. This includes knowledge of the legal and ethical frameworks of the profession, knowledge of terms of art, and methodologies, and of reflexive processes.
- Tools to develop and apply a critical understanding of the profession and practice, and the ability to engage in public debate on photojournalism issues.