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  • 36 months
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The Journalism and Communications bachelor’s program at Anglo-American University, Prague uniquely combines an education in politics and culture studies with modern journalistic skills and practices. Students become specialists in media and news literacy, and they build proficiency in reporting and publicity on the platform of domestic and foreign policy, society, and culture.
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Overview

The Journalism and Communications bachelor’s program at Anglo-American University, Prague emphasises media environments where technologies, languages, and cultures converge. Technologies that enable real time communications across national borders are changing the character of professional journalism. In the age of social media, journalism is seeing new challenges and new forms of complexity.

Students actively develop an advanced level of written and spoken English as they complete courses that involve individual and teamwork exercises in reporting, editorial design, video editing and production, digital photography, and web content development.

Career Prospects

Our graduates are prepared for success in cultural management, reporting, or diplomacy, humanitarian government and nonprofit organizations, education, social research and publishing, and various forms of print and web media. Our graduates are able to decisively practice their skills in intercultural communication, psychology, and sociological concepts in any field they choose to pursue.

Our graduates are able to communicate professionally, decisively and strategically in verbal and written English. Our graduates are able to identify, describe and discuss complex topics for international audiences.

Accreditation

The B.A. in Journalism and Communications program was accredited by the Czech Republic Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • If you do not require a visa, AAU recommends applying no later than one week prior to the start date.
    • If you require a visa, we recommend applying 10 weeks prior to the start date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

General Education Courses

  • Composition 1
  • Composition 2
  • World History 2
  • European History 2
  • Intro to Law
  • Intro to Economic Thought
  • New Media—Digital Tools

School Foundation Courses

  • Intro to Politics 1
  • Intro to Politics 2
  • Intro to Sociology
  • Intro to Psychology/ Social Psychology
  • Intro to Mass Communication
  • Pol. Geography/Pol. Economy

School Core Courses

Journalism

  • Intro to Reporting 1 (News)
  • Intro to Reporting 2 (Features)
  • New Editing & Ethics in an Age of Instant News
  • Documentary Photography
  • Broadcast News and Video Prod
  • “Genres in Journalism”

Communications

  • Intercultural Communications
  • Popular Culture & Media Theory
  • Media Impact in New Europe
  • Media in a Democracy
  • Visual Culture
  • History of Media/Broadcasting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • English language exam certificate
  • High School Diploma  (only required after time of graduation)
  • High School Transcript (current transcript upon application and final transcript upon graduation
  • CV/resumé
  • A copy of your passport
  • A passport size photograph in colour
  • A personal statement
  • Consent to Making and Providing Copy of ID Card (Please fill this form and send it with the rest of your documents)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6348 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19055 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6348 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19055 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Tuition fees: CZK 486,000
    • Academically qualified visa seeking students need to pay the first semester tuition and all the applicable fees in order to receive a confirmation of student status for visa purposes: 81,000 for bachelor students

Living costs for Prague

  • 15441 - 26250 CZK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Merit-Based Scholarship

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