New Media and Journalism

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Core obligatory courses* – Journalism and New Media – 2020/2021 academic year

  • Analysis of Current International Affairs
  • Global Media: Discourse Analysis
  • Global Media: Politics of Conflict
  • Media Evolution: Past, Present, Future:
    • comprehensive review of the latest developments in the ever-changing media environment due to the exponentially advancing technological progress; discussion about the journalist’s work in the shadow of the global changes.
  • Philosophy
  • Professional Standards vs. Propaganda Agents
    • study of the BBC, CNN, AP and other news outlets’ ethical guidelines; discussion about the biggest challenges of being a journalist; in-depth analysis based on real-life examples of the most formidable menace to the journalist integrity.
  • Workshop: In-Depth Reporting
    • workshop in planning and producing in-depth features; study of a variety of narrative forms; mastering the skills of picking story subjects, developing reporting strategy, conducting research and interviews, and choosing an appropriate story form.
  • Workshop: Opinion Writing
  • Workshop: Real Time Journalism
    • course designed to equip students with practical knowledge and in-depth understanding of the current state of digital and social media; study of trends and forces that are shaping the media market as well as viewers/readers changing needs and behaviours.
  • Workshop: Research
    • study of practical and theoretical aspects of sound journalistic research, a crucial component of good journalism; testing most effective reaserch methods and techniques, and recognizing it as the key step towards writing rather than just gathering information.
  • World History 1914-1956
  • World History since 1956
  • BA Seminar
  • Internships
  • Physical education
  • Foreign Language

*Collegium Civitas reserves itself a possibility of slight changes in the list of courses.

Specialisation courses* – New Media and Journalism – 2020/2021 academic year

  • Documentary: Watching the World
    • screenings of outstanding documentary films, complete with their critical deconstruction during an open discussion; seeking to define master storytelling through careful film analysis.
  • Introduction to Online Journalism
  • Photography Workshop
  • Public Relations
  • Working as a Foreign Correspondent
  • Workshop: Creative Writing
    • practical exploration of the fundamental aspects involved in the process of screenwriting, short story writing, as well as creative nonfiction writing; training in the literary expression of feelings, thoughts, and emotions allowing for further development of writing skills.
  • Workshop: Investigative and Political Reporting
    • training program in one of the most demanding forms of journalism; mastering basic investigative tools and techniques that allow to navigate around public information and hard-to-find materials; study in an increasingly popular non-profit newsgathering practice.
  • Workshop: Lifestyle Journalism
    • practical module designed to teach students to write an engaging portfolio of lifestyle features; examination of modern lifestyle print and online media; training in researching and producing features in line with contemporary lifestyle journalism genres.
  • Workshop: Multimedia Content
    • training course in creating engaging multimedia content like videos, sound and visual files using mainly freeware tools; recognizing that intermixing of different media types has become an integral part of exceptional online storytelling.
  • Workshop: Press Interview

*Collegium Civitas reserves itself a possibility of slight changes in the list of courses.

Please note, that the schedule of courses may be different for students starting the program in the spring semester than for students staring the program in the winter semester.

The course is offered only if a required minimum number of students enrol.

After having successfully completed this program, students will be granted a diploma of Licencjat in Journalism and New Media, specialization: New Media and Journalism.

Poland conforms to the guidelines from the Bologna Process in European higher education. Degree awarded upon graduation is: Licencjat (first cycle studies; the Polish equivalent of the Bachelor’s degree; similar to BA title). Upon graduation, the Student receives a Diploma of completion of studies together with a Diploma Supplement (copy of the Diploma translated into English, describing the degree, level and specialisation).

 


Contact:
Collegium Civitas Admissions Office
phone: +48 508 929 652
email: admissions@civitas.edu.pl

room 1210, Palace of Culture and Science, 12th floor
1 Defilad Square, 00-901 Warsaw, Poland