Journalism Online Course Overview

: Target Audience
Would you like to become a journalist? But a journalism school with compulsory daily attendance doesn’t work for you? However,
you still want a first-class journalism education and learn from world-class award-winning journalism educators from all over
the world? Then Open School of Journalism, as a leading online journalism school, is the right choice for you.


The course will teach you all the knowledge and competences you need to work as a professional journalist.

Entry Requirements

Very good English language skills and
High school/secondary school graduation.
If you don’t have that, you can compensate this with practical experience.


Individual curriculum with broad module selection
Award-winning journalists and journalism educators
Practice-oriented education
Possible to study alongside job
No compulsory attendance, no travel expenses
Independent journalism school
International journalism school
State-authorized program
Quality management compliant with ISO 29990
Fair tuition fees with various installment plans.


As journalism is an extensive field, you individually compile your personalized curriculum of this online training according to your aspired professional goals from a large selection of modules in the following sections:
Journalistic Working Techniques (Investigation, Writing, Sub-Editing)
Practical Workshops (Honing Skills)
Areas of Journalism (Specializations)
Genres of Journalism (New Approaches to Journalism)
Public Relations
Media Context and Working Conditions (Press Law, Ethics, History)
See a sample module here: “Journalistic Investigation” (text- and video-based).

The course is an online course, I. e.: a course in miracles 

You study your selected modules and attend your practical workshops online (whenever you want). You don’t have to travel (distance education).
For each module, you take an online exam.
You can contact your tutors at any time if you have questions.
In the online colloquia, you can discuss and exchange thoughts with both your tutors and fellow students.
In the discussion forums and with the networking tool, you can connect with your fellow students and form learning groups.


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