Show as: Mobile
4 semesters
Master's degree
Scholarships available

Program description

Master Journalism

The Master in Journalism combines a component of cultural training and applied research with a component of professional and experimental training. It is intended to deepen the problems of studies on media and journalism and to provide students with specific skills in areas of journalistic specialization.

The Second Cycle in Journalism is a master degree developed by the Journalism Department. It was developed to deepen Professional competencies and research in this area of applied communication.

Admission requirements

International Student

  • Hold a Bachelor's degree or legal equivalent or
  • Hold a foreign higher academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized in accordance with the principles of Bologna by a State adhering to this Process or
  • Hold a foreign higher academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the degree by the statutory competent scientific body of the higher education institution where you intend to be admitted or
  • Be the holder of a school, scientific or professional curriculum, which is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the statutory competent scientific body of the higher education institution where he intends to be admitted.

Master Courses

  • Document proving a bachelor's degree or legal equivalent or with a school, scientific or professional curriculum , depending on the condition of access by the international student
  • Discrimination of subjects , credits or workloads and respective grades
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae ;
  • Motivation letter and recommendation letters when they exist.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website

Does this course require proof of English proficiency?

The TOEFL® test is accepted by 10,000+ universities and higher education institutes in over 150 countries. Book your test today!

Learn more Advertisement

Program content

Year 1

1st Semester

  • Compared Media Systems
  • Media Management
  • Social Responsibility of Media
  • Research Methodologies
  • Option 1 & 2
    • TV Broadcasting, Interviewing and Presentation
    • Newswriting, Interviewing and Press Edition
    • Culture and Politics In the Media Sphere

2nd Semester

  • Critical Issues In Contemporary Journalism
  • Seminar On Journalistic Studies
  • Research Methodologies Applied to Journalism
  • Option 3 & 4
    • Cyberjournalism Radio Broadcasting,
    • Interviewing and Edition
    • European Political Systems and International Relations

Year 2

3rd Semester

  • Journalism Project Seminar
  • Thematic Seminars on Journalism

4th Semester

  • Thesis / Project / Internship

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

The tuition fee for both local/EU and international students is: 3,300€ per year


ECTS: 120

The successful completion of the first academic year allows to obtain a postgraduate diploma in Journalistic Practices and Studies.

The objectives of the course are:

  • Knowing how to problematize critical issues in contemporary journalism and reflect on the ethical and social implications resulting from the exercise of the profession;
  • Develop skills in the field of thematic journalism (political, cultural and science, economic, legal and sports);
  • To deepen the practices, languages and techniques on which journalism is based, from television and radio journalism to press and digital journalism.

Career opportunities

  • Professional journalism - press, radio, television, agency and multimedia.
  • Production of content for institutional journalistic publications in printed or digital media.
  • Research in the area of media and journalism.

Contact school

Want to know more about this program, Master Journalism? Fill out the following form and include any questions you have. This information will be sent directly to the school, and a representative will respond to your enquiry.

About this institute

Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa logo

Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa

Located in the metropolitan area of Lisbon and composed of eight schools, IPL- Politécnico de Lisboa is a public institution with a long history in the field of higher education. IPL is composed of the following schools: School of Communication...

Read more about this school

Contact info

Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa

Estrade de Benfica 529
1549-020 Lisbon

 Show phone number

Contact school

Want to know more about Master Journalism? Fill out the following form and we'll pass your details on to a representative from the school, who will respond to your enquiry.


Be the first to write a review!

Career test - find your perfect career

Take our free career test that will match you with programs and careers based on your interests and personality.

Take the test

You may also like...