The Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages
Moscow State Linguistic University

42.04.02 MA in JOURNALISM

Specialisation: International Journalism

Study Mode: Full time

Duration: 2 academic years (120 ECTS)

Programme Overview

The programme is designed to equip you for a successful journalistic career in the filed of international relations. On this MA programme you will develop in-depth understanding of international journalism, global media and media management. The programme combines journalism with the study of two modern languages, which gives our graduates a clear edge in the job market. With a strong emphasis on managerial skills, the course prepares you for management roles within media organisations and media projects covering international relations and foreign policy.

What You Will Study

· Methods of working with information

· Media design

· Foreign language in the field of professional communication

· Political management in modern society

· Trends in modern international relations

· Methodology and methods of media research

· Digital technologies in journalism

· Formation of an urgent media agenda

· Editorial policy and editorial process

· Preparation of journalistic materials for international target audiences

Lecture courses

· Modern cultural process

· Journalism as a socio-cultural phenomenon Intercultural communication

· Problems of modernity and the media agenda

· International media economics

· World media systems

· Modern domestic and foreign journalism

· The system of foreign policy information of the Russian Federation

· Features of international target audiences in journalism


Studying journalism opens doors to many careers, such as

· journalist of all types of media

· correspondent, resident and special correspondent

· editor of the department, deputy editor-in-chief, editor-in-chief

press service specialist, press secretary, head of the press service