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International News Reporting

Strengthen your future career by becoming part of a network of journalists from all over the world.

Your benefits:

  • Develop your skills as an international news reporter in a learning-by-doing environment, that combines practical teaching with academic studies.
  • Improve your multimedia skills by incorporating video, photos and graphics with text in your journalism.
  • Gain a better understanding of international politics and the world agenda in general, and a solid knowledge of European affairs. 

Programme structure

Duration: 1 semester

Study mode:  Full-time

Credits: 30 ECTS

Level: Advanced undergraduate

Location: Campus Aarhus

Programme Start: Mid August and end of January

Learning environment

You will produce current stories for publication, interview real sources and work under strict deadlines. You work in groups in realistic newsroom settings, supervised by experienced journalists and teachers.

Teachers are experienced reporters and experts. Guest lecturers are media professionals, politicians, academics, and high-level officials.

Class size is 25 students – about 75% international exchange students, and 25% Danish journalism students. The small class size allows for a close teamwork and dialogue between teacher and students.

You will be producing articles with photos, audio and video for the web.

Most of your journalistic assignments will be published online.

Requirements

To apply for this programme you must have:

  • a minimum of 1 year training in journalism.
  • a good command of the English language, both written and oral.
  • Non-native English speakers should include a copy of their TOEFL test results (minimum score 550 or computer based 80)/ IELTS test of 6.5 or have the test results sent to our address).

Tuition fee

The tuition fee is 4400 € for this programme.

If you apply as an exchange student from one of our exchange partner universities, you do not have to pay tuition fee for the program. If you do not apply as an exchange student, you will have to pay tuition.

Student showcases: 

On the Faroe Islands high birth rate and immigration have been the main propellers behind the population growth, which cuts the human-sheep population deficit.

The Faroe Islands, inhabiting 70,000 sheep, have finally reached the 50,000-mark in their population in 2017. Despite locals moving away from the island, the high birth rate and immigration have been the main propellers behind the population growth, which cuts the human-sheep population deficit. Read the full article by Ryan Li and Liv Longhi.

At the beginning of March, institutions for disabled children in Belgium were forced to close themselves off from the outside world. Parents then had the choice to continue caring for their child at home under limited home supervision or to bring their child to the institution without being able to see them for a long period. Read the full article by Alice Schoutsen.

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At the beginning of March, institutions for disabled children in Belgium were forced to close themselves off from the outside world.