MSc (Multimedia Journalism)

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2019

  • MSc (Multimedia Journalism)

    The aim of the programme is to enhance the students’ knowledge and comprehension, and skills in both multimedia journalism and its management disciplines in order for them to create synergy between these two which can then be applied in their daily practices.

    The objectives of the MSc. Multimedia Journalism are as follows:
    1. to produce graduates with an in-depth knowledge in multimedia journalism who are competent to conduct independent and systematic research;
    2. to produce excellent and distinguished graduates with a focus on multimedia journalism approach; and
    3. to produce graduates who have acquired an understanding of competent multimedia management and its development, including all changes and dynamics of the field.

    Currently, Master of Science (Multimedia Journalism) is offered in one mode:
    •  Coursework

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    Coordinator:


    Dr. Sabrina Mohd Rashid
    Tel: +604-928 5815
    E-mail: sabrina@uum.edu.my
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    PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (A) Coursework

    The Master of Science (Multimedia Journalism) by coursework is a 40-credit-hour programme which comprises of the following:

    COMPULSORY COURSES (13 CREDIT HOURS)
    SMMJ5013 Multimedia Journalism Theory and Management
    SMMJ5023 Advanced Writing for Multimedia Journalism
    SMMJ5043 Multimedia Newsroom Management
    SMMJ5064 Online Journalism Research Methods
       
    CORE COURSES (6 CREDIT HOURS)
    SMMJ5033 Advanced Video Journalism
    SMMJ5053 Advanced Online Journalism
       
    ELECTIVE COURSES (9 CREDIT HOURS)
    Choose any THREE (3) courses from the list below:
     
    SCCG5423 Media Ethics and Law
    SCCG5433 Broadcast Journalism
    SMMJ5063 Internet and Democracy
    SCCG5453 Seminar in Media and Journalism
       
    RESEARCH PROJECT (12 CREDIT HOURS)
    SMJZ69912 Project Paper

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