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Global Journalism and Communication (GJC)

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Global Journalism and Communication (GJC)

(English-taught M.A. program on Songjiang Campus, SISU)


Program Overview

  

The M.A. program in Global Journalism and Communication is the first of its kind in China and targets foreign students from overseas. You will study the impact of globalization on journalism, communication, politics, economy, culture and society at the School of Journalism and Communication, SISU, one of the pioneers in global journalism teaching, global media practices and studies on global communication as well as global advertising and marketing practices in China.


The program enables you to experience the changing landscape of global media and global communication perspectives in this world cosmopolitan of Shanghai. You will have access to scholars, experts, media professionals and corporate practitioners in global media, new technology, global communication studies and advertising and marketing spheres.


The program has three core modules in Chinese Media & Global Journalism, Global Communication, and Global Advertising, and can offer a master’s degree in journalism, communication, and advertising respectively.


This program aims to develop you intellectually as well as enhance you professionally by providing a strong all-round package that teaches you practical journalistic skills, prepare you to write rigorous, responsible journalism in the global sphere, help you communicate effectively in China and your home countries for global entrepreneurship in terms of global media studies, public relations, global advertising and marketing issues. You can examine and participate in the process of global content creation and distribution and develop your understanding of the role of strategy and planning, based on practices in China. You can learn how to communicate strategically for business and cultural purposes and think more critically, by tapping into the sphere of global journalism and communication and by finally involving yourself in the global advertising and marketing practices in the global corporations based in Shanghai.


This program is a two-year program. Most students can finish taking all the courses in the first year and do internship and prepare MA thesis in the second and third year. During the third year, students move from Songjiang campus to Hongkou campus which is located in the downtown area of Shanghai.


Curriculum

Language Courses (6 credits)

lChinese Language (Level 1, Level 2)

GJC Major Courses (three courses, 6 credits)

lCulture and Media in China

lMass Communication Theory

lResearch Methods and Applications

Core Courses for Chinese Media & Global Journalism (four courses, 8 credits)

lInternational News Reporting

lHistory of Global Journalism

lGlobalization, Social Development & Media

lTheories of International Journalism

Core Courses for Global Communication (four courses, 8 credits)

lGlobal Public Opinion and Chinese Media


lGlobalization, Social Development & Media

lNew Media and Society

lMedia and International Issues

Core Courses for Global Advertising (four courses, 8 credits)

lMarketing Communications

lInternational Advertising

lSocial Media Marketing

lNew Media and Society


GJC Electives (four courses, 8 credits)

Students can take any English language courses either from School of Journalism and Communication or from other schools of the university.


Media Project: internship or academic activities (2 credits)


MA Thesis


Total Credits required: 32 credits

  

Admission


Application Qualifications

Applicants shall be Non-Chinese citizens with reliable financial support and custody who are university graduates with bachelor’s degree and in good health.


English Language Proficiency

Applicants must have a good command of English, with one of the following: TOEFL IBT (internet based) test result of at least 80 points, TOEFL (computer based) test result of at least 213 points, TOEFL (paper based) test result of at least 550 points, or IELTS test result of at least 6.0.This requirement does not apply to an applicant who has studied for at least two years at, or received a degree from an English speaking high school, college, or university.


Applicants with IELTS between 4.5 and 6.0 or equivalent may be admitted conditionally. Conditional students will be required to pass an Entrance Examination in English.


Entrance Examination

Entrance Examination includes written and oral test, is held in late May or early June. The exact examination date and place will be informed via e-mail by the Graduate College of SISU. The subjects of the Entrance Examinations are listed in the Majors of SISU’s Master’s and Doctor’s Degree Programs in 2015.


Application Deadline: May 31.


Application Materials

1) SISU Application Form (Degree Programs), available at http://oisa.shisu.edu.cn/.

2) Diploma and academic record in original or notarized copy in English or Chinese.

3) Photocopy of passport.

4) Personal statement in English.

5) The index and abstract of published papers and any other materials to certify your research abilities.

6) Two original recommendation letters from professor or associate professor in English or Chinese.

7) 4 passport photos (in size of 5cm * 4cm).

8) Application fee: 800 RMB (or 130 USD).

9) TOEFL / IELTS or certification from the institution awarding your most recent degree confirming the language of instruction is English.

If necessary, SISU will require applicants submit some additional materials.

 Application fee is non-refundable, payable in cash or remittance (T/T). Checks are not acceptable. A remittance with student’s name must be made payable to:

Beneficiary Name:

Shanghai   International Studies University

A/C No.:

022744-1001274409008903857

Bank:

Industrial and   Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai Shangwai Sub-Branch

Swift Code:

ICBKCNBJSHI

Bank Address:

566 Dalian Road (W),   Shanghai, P. R. China



All the above-mentioned application materials and fee (or the voucher of remittance), which will not be returned, must be sent by registered or express mail to:

Office of International Student Affairs

Shanghai International Studies University

Please refrain from enclosing any cash in your mail.


Tuitionand Fees

  

1) Application fee:

800RMB.

2) Tuition:

23,000 RMB /Year.

3) Insurance Fee:

600 RMB /Year.

  

 

Contact Information

Office of International Student Affairs

Shanghai International Studies University

Room 202, Teaching Building 2

550 Dalian Road (W), Shanghai 200083, P. R. China

Tel: 86-21-6536059986-21-3537296186-21-35372963

Fax: 86-21-65313756; E-mail: oisa@shisu.edu.cn; Web Site: http://oisa.shisu.edu.cn/