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Journalism

The study of journalism is organized according to the 3+2 Bologna study model.

180 ECTS credits are allocated to the undergraduate programme of journalism which lasts 6 terms (3 years). Upon completion of the three-year undergraduate programme of journalism the student is awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism.

The Bachelor degree and the 180 ECTS credits provide access to the graduate university programme of journalism.

The admission requirements for the undergraduate study of journalism include the completion of a four-year secondary school with school grades and points obtained in the state graduation exam that are to be attached to the application.

During the three-year undergraduate study of journalism students gain all relevant knowledge and skills required for professional work in editorial offices of different media, in public communication as well as in all services which need experts in the field of politics, media or public relations. Upon completion of the programme students are able to accomplish journalism tasks in editorial offices of different media as editors, journalists, photojournalists, in information and public relations services, in state administrative bodies, as a spokesperson in different companies etc.

Students get acquainted with the basics of radio, television, newspaper writing and public relations. Beside the general introduction to journalism, the undergraduate programme offers students to take two out of five specialised major fields of study in the third year of their studies: Television, Radio, Print Media, Public Relations and New Media, which are meant as a theoretical upgrade of the basic journalism courses and not as practical lessons.