Contemporary Journalism Studies

Description and objectives

 

Type of Postgraduate Programme

Master of Arts, M.A.

 

ECTS of M.A.

The total sum of ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) required for the completion of this M.A. is 120 ECTS. Students can select to study Modules whose ECTS adds up to no more than 30 ECTS per semester.

 

Duration of Study

The minimum time required for the completion of the M.A. is two (2) years.

 

 

Language of the M.A.

The official language of the M.A. is Greek. This means that the language in which all materials content and written assignments is Greek.

 

Classification according to ISCED-2011 of Unesco:

Based on the level of Education: 7  

 

Classification according to ISCED-2013 of Unesco:

Based on the field of Education: 0321-Journalism and reporting

 

Course Structure

 

1st Semester: 30 ECTS
SDS50 Journalism and Communication in the Contemporary World (C¹, 15 ECTS)
SDS51 Principles and Techniques of Contemporary Journalism (C, 15ECTS)
2nd Semester: 30 ECTS
SDS52 Journalism Ethics and Codes of Conduct (C, 15 ECTS)
SDS53 Web Journalism (C, 15 ECTS)
3rd Semester: 30 ECTS
SDS60 Contemporary Journalism Specializations I (C, 15 ECTS)
SDS61 Contemporary Journalism Specializations II (C, 15 ECTS)
4th Semester: 30 ECTS
SDS62 Dissertation (C, 30 ECTS)

 

Note:

C¹: Compulsory

Module Evaluation

Module Evaluation:

a1. Submission of two (2) Short Written Assignments (SWA) during the semester. Each of them contributes to the final grade with a weight equal to 10%.

a2. Submission of one (1) Written Assignment (WA) during the semester, which contributes to the final grade with a weight equal to 20%. 

a3. Participation in the final examination will be allowed, when the sum of the grades of the aforementioned assignments (see a1 and a2) is equal to, or greater than 50% of the assigned grading scale, i.e. at least 20 points out of 100, based on the weights mentioned in points a1 and a2.

a4. The grade of the written assignments (SWA & WA) is secured when a grade equal to or above the passing grade (≥5) in the final or resit exam is achieved only.

The final grade of a Module is calculated as follows:

Code

Module

Written Assignment 

[Short]

(B1)

Written Assignment 

[Short]

(B2)

Written Assignment

[Semester]

(B3)

Average Grade 

 (Β1+Β2+Β3))

Final Exam

(Β4)

ΧΧ 10% 10% 20% 40% (≥5) 60% (≥5)

Final Grade = (Β1×0,1) + (Β2×0,1) + (Β3×0,2) + (Β4×0,6)

 

Contact

Student Records:

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General Information:

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