The most common career paths for journalism graduates are:
- Journalist: You can take on conventional journalism jobs and functions such as an editor or staff member in specialised departments.
- Communication officer and media adviser: The degree programme also qualifies you to undertake information and press functions in private and public sector companies.
- Intermediator: With your background in journalism, you can relay your specialised knowledge at a high level within the academic world.
- Teacher: As a graduate of journalism, you can teach students and researchers how to communicate their academic knowledge, and teach people in the media world how to participate in academic debates.
- Project manager: The degree programme includes elements such as concept development, management, coaching and project management, and qualifies you for posts as an editor or similar management positions.
A Master’s degree programme in journalism gives you competences in the following areas:
- Communication: You are familiar with journalistic theory and practice and have a high level of specialised knowledge, and can therefore communicate with all target groups in both the media industry and the academic world.
- Teaching and consultancy: During your studies, you work with coaching and concept development. Some of this work is in the form of group projects and you become qualified to teach and advise both academics and journalists.
- Leadership and project management: The degree programme includes components such as concept development, leadership and project management, and you are therefore qualified to take on different management functions.