MA Qualifying (Journalism)

Introduction to Journalism

The Bachelor of Journalism is a four-year programme made up of 38 core courses. Each year is separated into two semesters and each semester made up of six modules. Students take part in a three month industry internship in the third year and fourth year semester break. The learning outcomes of modules are assessed in a number of ways including through the practical news reporting and writing assignments and feature writing, editing, final examinations and tutorial led, presentations and practical application of learning. Term paper is to be presented during the second semesters by the final year students. Teaching will be made up of a combination of structured lecture and practical learning. To supplement learning guest speakers and media professionals and experts will conduct regular seminars. Learning resources include e-learning materials created especially for this programme.

Programme Aims

To provide a high quality educational experience in line with expected international standards
Students will be supported in the development of a strong academic and professionally focused knowledge and skills base that will contribute towards a career in media.
To provide teaching and learning that is responsive to the changing media environment through a well-developed UNESCO model curriculum

M.A (Qualify) Courses

MA(Q)
ENG- 4001 English (3-credits)
JNL- 4201 Feature Writing for Newspaper I (4-credits)
JNL- 4202 Radio Broadcasting Management I (4-credits)
JNL- 4203 Management for Television Programme I (4-credits)
JNL- 4204 Printing and Publication Management I (4-credits)
JNL- 4205 Management for Information Technology I (4-credits)
ENG-4002 English (3-credits)
JNL- 4206 Feature Writing for Newspaper II (4-credits)
JNL- 4207 Radio Broadcasting Management II 4-credits)
JNL- 4208 Management for Television Programme II (4-credits)
JNL- 4209 Printing and Publication Management II (4-credits)
JNL-4210  Management for Information Technology I (4-credits)

Part-time Professor

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Name : Dr Myint Thien Pe
Position : (Rtd) Director General
Department : Myanmar Motion Picture Enterprise (MMPE)
Teaching Course : JNL- 4203 Management for Television Programme I
JNL- 4208 Management for Television Programme II

Part-time Lecturer

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Name : U Myint Swe
Position : (Rtd) Head of Central Press
Department : Printing and Publication Enterprise (PPE)
Teaching Course : JNL- 4204 Printing and Publication Management I
JNL- 4209 Printing and Publication Management II

Visiting Professionals

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Name : U Ko Ko
Position : Chairman of Yangon Media Group
Department : Vice President of Myanmar Broadcaster Association
Teaching Course : JNL- 4202 Radio Broadcasting Management I
JNL- 4207 Radio Broadcasting Management II
Name : U Sai Khan Lynn
Position : Professional Photographer
Teaching Course : JNL- 3105      Photo Journalism
Name : U Than Zaw Aung
Position : Vice-President of Myanmar Media Law Network
Teaching Course : JNL- 2102 Media Law