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Journalism and Mass Communications - Journalism

University of South Carolina

48 months
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33523 USD/year
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About

As a Journalism and Mass Communications - Journalism major at the University of South Carolina you will be exposed to challenging courses that aim to prepare you for a career in major markets across the globe. As a senior, you will work to create daily newscasts in a state-of-the-art newsroom or will work to create content for an online and print newspaper.

Overview

Do you want to write beautiful stories, expose wrongdoing and master the digital world through print media? Or perhaps instead, you see yourself delivering information through radio or television broadcasting. No matter the medium, your job is to find the truth and tell compelling stories that make a difference down the street and across the world.

What to Expect

Journalism courses concentrate on newsgathering. You will also be trained in online print and digital media. As with other majors in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, you will be encouraged to gain additional educational experiences through internships in media outlets. As a senior, you will be in the newsroom producing content for Carolina News and Reporter.

All journalism majors will develop the skills necessary to conduct research, gather information, write clearly and correctly, and present relevant news or persuasive information at the professional level.

Careers

A major in Journalism and Mass Communications - Journalism at the University of South Carolina can prepare you for careers as:

  • reporter
  • copy editor in newsrooms and for magazines
  • blogging 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Survey of Mass Communications
  • Writing for Mass Communications
  • Law and Ethics of the Mass Media
  • Mass Communications Research
  • Introduction to Visual Communications 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
4.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
50

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
4.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
50

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Fill out the University's application form completely.
  • There is a $100 non-refundable application fee for international students. Access our online application to begin.
  • Submit your official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic Test scores.
  • Submit all official (or attested) high school transcripts.

Tuition Fee

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    33523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33523 USD per year during 48 months.

33,523 - 37,740 USD

Living costs for Columbia

999 - 1508 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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