Master of Arts (MA) in Digital Journalism
This is a full-time, two-year graduate programme that combines real-life practice with academic rigor to position early and mid-career journalists as leaders in their field. The programme enables journalists to develop knowledge, skills and professional qualities for success at the highest levels of their profession and gives them an opportunity to work with world-renowned journalists and scholars as they blend practice, critical thinking and theory in their coursework.
Admissions are currently open for the 2018-2019 admissions cycle. The Last date to submit the application is July 4, 2018. Candidates are encouraged to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application form, applicants are advised to go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Understand the Online Process.
Only in situations where the online application is not accessible, candidates may request for a paper based application form by emailing the Admission Office at email@example.com.
The applicant should be an early- to mid-career journalist and media professional with the following entry requirements:
A four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited/recognized university, with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 (on a four-point scale) or its equivalent. Additionally, a minimum of two years of professional experience in journalism or a related field is required OR
A four-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited/recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent will be considered, provided the candidate has a minimum of four years of professional experience in journalism or a related field.
Preference will be given to applicants with:
Demonstrated academic and intellectual ability to complete post graduate studies
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English
Computer literacy and basic digital media production techniques
Broad knowledge of history and current affairs
Relevant work experience as evidenced by a portfolio of work and professional references
For more information, please go through the Programme Information and How to Apply. You can also reach us via following contact details:
Office of the Registrar
Aga Khan University
Graduate School of Media and Communication
9 West Building, 7th Floor
Mkungu Close, off Parklands Road
P. O. Box 30270 - 00100
Tel: 254 203 740 062/63