Journalism and Social Communication – Bachelor's degree
Bachelor's Degree Programs
3 years (6 semesters)
Language of studies:
DESCRIPTION OF THE STUDIES
Take a look around – the market needs creative, original and open-minded people.
If that’s who You are than Journalism and Social Communication department was made for You.
Don’t believe that bots can write better than people but be aware that fake news are ruling media. We are and that is why our Bachelor’s degree program focuses not on theory but practice.
Let’s leave the traditional journalism behind and step into the highest standards of the world of new media.
Media in a globalized world is a specialization, which will guide You through social phenomena, religious and political identities.
You can expect classes during which you will learn how to become immune to manipulation and where You will be provided with tools to verify and analyze all the data needed to create a multimedia material clear and effective as well for social as advertising purposes.
The added value is that Social Communication classes are concerned with media management, media markets and online design.
The Journalism and Social Communication curriculum is designed around gaining practical abilities. The courses are taught not only by academics, but by experts closely related to the media world as well.
You will learn how to conduct interviews, create written and audio-visual material under time pressure, as well as how to build websites. So if you have a knack for journalism, Vistula University has a programme for you!
Vistula University emphasises practicality. As part of the three-year programme, you will participate in workshops, conducted in reputable television and radio stations. There, you will gain new knowledge, experience, and get “behind the scenes” to learn the craft.
Studying at Vistula University will provide you with the knowledge necessary, to quickly become an expert on journalism and social communication.
List of obligatory classes:
- Journalism workshop – writing
- Radio and television journalism
- Analytical and journalistic skills
- Knowledge of the media
- Newest means of mass communication
- Poland, Europe, the World – politics and economy
- Public relations and social communication
- Press law and journalism ethics
- History and philosophy of politics
- Social change and sociological research
- Foreign language
- Physical education
Our Journalism programme will allow you to pursue one of two sub-majors: journalism and social communication, and public relations.
The journalism programme is aimed to best prepare you for work as a journalist in your chosen medium – the Internet, press, radio, or television. By choosing this sub-major, you will gain a complete set of journalistic skills, as well as analytical skills, in addition to combining social, economic and political phenomena, in your journalistic work.
List of classes in the journalism sub-major:
- Written journalism workshop
- Radio workshops
- Television workshops
- Creating infographics using data
- Statistics, surveys, and opinion polls workshops
- Sports journalism
- Scientific and new technologies journalism
- Life of the stars – fashion, style, and gossip
- Economic data and predictions workshop
- Company, market, competition
- Financial markets workshop
SUB-MAJOR: SOCIAL COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
This sub-major will prepare you for work in communications departments, both in the private and public sectors. You will learn the basics of crowd psychology and social research, as well as how to effectively use new media. Social media play a tremendously important role in forming company image, understanding their workings, and proficient communication with the community is extremely important.
List of classes in the social communication and public relations sub-major:
- Composing information for the media workshop
- Social media in PR workshop
- Economic data and predictions workshop
- Company, market, competition
- Financial markets workshop
Professor Longin Pastusiak
A historian and political scientist, an expert on the United States, politician, member of the Polish United Workers’ Party, Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland, and the Democratic Left Alliance. From 1991 to 2001, he was a Member of Parliament, and, from 2001 to 2005, a Senator and Speaker of the Senate. He has authored more than 760 research publications, including 90 books.
Małgorzata Maliszewska, PhD
Małgorzata is an adjunct at Vistula University, and a Judge of the Court of Arbitration of the Insurance Ombudsman. She is a member of the Curriculum Council of Insurance Forum for World Leaders in Banking and Insurance. In addition, she is a member of the Awards Committee of the Polish Chamber of Insurance for the best journalistic article on insurance.
dr hab. Marek Grela
Dyplomata, ekonomista i były wiceminister spraw zagranicznych. W latach 2002-2012 ambasador RP przy Unii Europejskiej, a następnie dyrektor ds. stosunków transatlantyckich w Radzie Unii Europejskiej oraz główny doradca w Europejskiej Służbie Dyplomatycznej (EEAS). Obecnie współpracownik polskich i zagranicznych ośrodków studiów międzynarodowych. Doradca dyplomatyczny Krajowej Izby Gospodarczej, Członek Rady Fundacji Amicus Europae oraz cżłonek Stowarzyszenia Euro-Atlantyckiego. Ambasador ad personam.
mgr Adam Jasser
Dyrektor Vistula Executive Education. Właściciel firmy doradczej AJ-Competition Advisory działającej w obszarze strategii, ochrony konkurencji oraz ryzyka regulacyjnego. Konsultant Banku Światowego.Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Konkurencji w latach 2014-2016, wcześniej Sekretarz Stanu w Kancelarii Prezesa Rady Ministrów, gdzie pełnił rolę sekretarza Rady Ekonomicznej oraz koordynatora rządowego procesu legislacyjnego i Oceny Skutków Regulacji. W latach 2009-2010 był dyrektorem programowym Fundacji DemosEuropa, a przedtem szefem Agencji Reutera w Europie Centralnej i Bałkanach.
mgr Anna Jaglińska-Prawdzik
Dziennikarka radiowa i telewizyjna z siedemnastoletnim doświadczeniem, specjalizująca się w tematyce biznesowej. Wieloletnia reporterka Polskiego Radia, szefowa newsroomu i twórczyni programów w TVN CNBC, szefowa wydawców i współtwórczyni programu „Świat się kręci” w TVP 1. Trenerka w zakresie wystąpień medialnych. Obecnie PR Manager Grupy Uczelni Vistula.
dr Juliusz Maliszewski
Doktor nauk humanistycznych w zakresie nauk o polityce, mgr historii sztuki, MBA, dziennikarz i dyplomata. Dyrektor/redaktor naczelny Polskiego Radia dla Zagranicy i członek Rady Nadzorczej TVP SA. W latach 2011 – 2014 przewodniczący Rady Nadzorczej Polskiego Radia RR „Radio dla Ciebie” . W latach 2005-2009 dyrektor Instytutu Polskiego w Lipsku. Pełnił również wiele innych funkcji kierowniczych w mediach publicznych, w tym w Telewizji Polskiej i Polskim Radiu. Wielokrotnie nagradzany i odznaczany, m.in. odznaką „Zasłużony dla Kultury Polskiej”.
dr hab. Wawrzyniec Konarski
THE BEST IN PRACTICE
The Journalism and Social Communication programme has been designed to best prepare you to start your career. The three years you will spend at Vistula University, will teach you the intricacies of working in all types of media. Workshops conducted in radio and television stations, will enable you to gain experience, which will later help you achieve professional success. Our expert faculty comprises practising professionals with long backgrounds in media work, and they will gladly share their up-to-date knowledge with you, including the latest trends and social media.
See for yourself that Vistula is the best University in practice. Find out the benefits of studying Journalism and Social Communication.
BENEFITS OF STUDYING JOURNALISM
Ready to report
Thanks to a well-rounded set of journalistic skills, our graduates are ready for work as press, radio, and television journalists. You will also learn how to utilise new media in your own journalistic work.
A business approach
Vistula University complements teaching theory with valuable practical skills, enabling you to easily navigate all kinds of media. You will learn how to effectively use your journalistic skills in social communication, marketing, or advertisng..
You will learn the intricate details of journalistic work in various media (TV, press, radio, Internet). You will also learn how to use new technologies in your work.
After graduating with a degree in Journalism and Social Communication, you will be ready to take up work as a journalist, as well as e.g. a PR specialist in institutions, dealing in social communication. You will be able to develop as:
- a television journalist,
- a press journalist,
- an Internet journalist,
- an independent journalist sharing opinions in new media, such as: YouTube or Facebook,
- a PR specialist in advertising and PR agencies,
- a Communications specialist in marketing departments,
- a Public Relations manager.
Tuition fee for full-time and part-time studies (including mobile studies) (BA/MA) in Polish – students from outside the EU
Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester) Full-time and part-time studies 120 € 1 200 € 650 €
Tuition fee for full-time studies (BA/MA) in English – EU citizens*
Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester) Full-time studies 120 € 2 500 € 1 350 €
*Citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Ukraine as well as all South American countries are subject to the same fees as EU citizens.
Tuition fee for full-time studies (BA/MA) in English – citizens from outside the EU*
Registration fee Tuition fee (per year) Tuition fee (per semester) Full-time studies 200 € 3 500 € 1 850 €
*This does not apply to the students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Ukraine as well as all South American countries.
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