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Journalism and Communication

Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 2 Years
Starting Date: Sep.2023
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2023
Tuition Fee:
CNY 20,000 per year
Application Fee:
150 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other

Program Introduction:

The Master course consists of three semesters. The Mater course requires 25 total credits,including degree program 13~15 credits, compulsory courses 4 credits, optional courses 8~9 credits. There are 30 courses in this major, including 4 public courses, 2 basic theoretical courses, 2 specialized classes, 16 optional classes, and 6 supplementary courses. According to overseas students’ needs, in order to intensify Chinese education, it is proper to have more Chinese optional courses. 
Paper Requirements: 
2.1 Opening report of the graduate paper will be carried out at the end of the second semester or in the middle of the third semester. It will take nearly a year to finish the final paper. 
2.2 The subject of paper should have some academic significance. Students should try to select pioneering project or valuable ones which contribute to the development of journalism and communication. What’s more, students should be aware of creativity, practicability and progressiveness, which are essential elements for selecting a subject. It is more appreciated if the topic of the paper is related to New Media.
2.3 The format of opening report and dissertation should follow The Requirements of Opening Report for Postgraduates’ Scientific Dissertation in Hebei University and The Format of Scientific Dissertation in Hebei University.
2.4 According to Rules of Postgraduates’ Publishing Scientific Dissertations in Hebei University, all the students should publish at least one Scientific Dissertation in journals, which will be the indispensable element for getting the master’s degree.


Teaching objective: 

Grasp sound and basic knowledge and deep and systematical specialized knowledge in Journalism & Communication discipline. Gain the ability to make research independently in the field of Journalism and Communication. Based on national journalism and communication traditions and tracking the forefront of international journalism & communication, make innovative achievements on New Media studies.

Major Courses:

Communication Studies,News Reform Studies,Methodology of Humanity Social Sciences,Front-line Subject of Journalism,Radio and Television Journalism,Internet Journalism,Media Management,Internet News Research,Scientific and Technological Communication,Visual Communication
Degree Awarded:

 Master of Arts

1.The TOEFL iBT score of 70 points at least, or IELTS score at least 5.5, or the relevant certificates of English as the working and learning language for university study.

2.Possess bachelor degree above, and previous major should be related to Journalism and communication, literature and philosophy.

3.Physically and mentally healthy.

1.Provide undergraduate diploma notarized copies and the score report’s transcripts or notarized copies of undergraduate courses. When the diploma is neither Chinese nor English, you should provide notarized Chinese or English translated document.

2.Provide research and study plan in China (1500 words at least), written in Chinese or English.

3.Provide recommendation letters by two professionals with the title of professors or associate professors.