B.A. programme Media and Journalism

Study programme Media and Journalism

INFORMATION ON THE LEVEL OF THE QUALIFICATION

Level of qualification:  graduate – professional higher education
Official length of the study programme: three years
Name of the qualification and the obtained academic or professional title in the original language:  
Bachelor’s Degree, Bachelor of Media Production

ACCESS REQUIREMENTS

Compliant to the Article 38 of the Higher Education Act enrolment in the first year of the Media and Journalism study programme is allowed for:
•    holders of the matriculation (Matura) certificate,
•    holders of the professional matriculation (Matura) or final examination certificate in any secondary school programme,
•    those who finished any four-year secondary school programme prior to 01. 06. 1995.

The Faculty can limit the enrolment if the number of applicants substantially exceeds the number of positions available. In limited enrolment the candidates under A. in C. above are selected according to the criteria of the achieved credit points in their general study result in their third and fourth years (40% CP), and general study result in the Matura or professional exam (60% CP). Candidates under B. shall be selected according to their general study result in the professional Matura exam (40% CP), their general study results in 3. and 4. year (40% CP) and their results in the exam in their chosen Matura subject (20% CP).

Direct enrolment in the second year of the Media and Journalism study programme is allowed for those who have successfully concluded a post-secondary professional programme, adopted after 01.01.1994, if they meet the enrolment conditions of an individual professional higher education programme. Enrolment without bridging exams is allowed for the holders of a diploma in related programmes (in the social sciences, human science, business and administrative sciences and media-related technical fields). Other enrolled students shall pass the bridging exams.

Direct enrolment in the third year of the Media and Journalism study programme is allowed for:
a. holders of the diploma in a postsecondary study, adopted prior to 01. 01. 1994.
b. holders of a degree in any professional higher education programme.
Enrolment conditions are also met by holders of a degree in equivalent educational programme obtained in another country.

All candidates who hold a degree in study programmes other than those in the fields of the social sciences, business, administrative, human or technical sciences shall pass the following bridging exams:  Media and Communication and Media Content Analysis. They are required to pass these bridging exams before they formally register the subject of their graduate thesis.


INFORMATION ON THE CONTENTS AND RESULTS GAINED

Mode of study:  part-time
Main programme components of the study programme and study requirements:
The study includes organised study work that is lectures, practical work, laboratory practice and other study forms carried out by higher education teachers and mentors. Students’ independent work is an important component of the programme including the study of literature, production of seminar and project works, participation in research, preparation of presentations and their performance, preparation and examination of knowledge, writing of the graduate thesis.
The whole programme includes 2,100 hours of organised forms of study and 3,300 hours of individual forms of work, which amounts to 5,400 hours of student   workload. The annual workload per student is  1,800 hours.

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