The field of social science specializing in mass information activities, studying the relationship between people and the media, and the basics of presenting information to the masses.
Academic degree: Bachelor of Social Studies
Code and name of the educational program: 6B03201 “Journalism”
After school: Creative Exam 1 (essay), Creative Exam 2 (interview)
After college: Creative Exam (essays), Kazakh/Russian language
Form and duration of studying:
Full-time (after school) – 4 years
On the basis of TPE (after college) full-time, shortened – 3 years
On the basis of HE (after university) full-time, shortened – 2 years
Description of the educational program:
The specialty “Journalism” involves the study of the basics of the professional activities of journalists, their tasks and functions in society, as well as the acquisition of practical skills in the media.
The curriculum includes courses in journalism theory, the history and current state of journalism, media ethics, text editing and proofreading, investigative journalism, journalistic genres (e.g., news, interviews, reports, articles, commentary), photojournalism, television and radio journalism, online journalism, advertising and PR in journalism, multimedia journalism, and others.
Students have the opportunity to intern in a variety of media such as newspapers, magazines, television and radio stations, online publications, and others, where they can apply their knowledge and skills to real journalistic work.
Upon graduation, graduates of the major can work for a variety of media companies, where they can create and edit texts, photographs, audio and video for a variety of media outlets. They may also engage in investigative journalism, writing reports and articles, running television and radio programs, developing advertising and PR campaigns, and other professional activities. Studies in journalism can also be useful for those who want to improve their communication skills, learn how to write and edit texts, create multimedia materials, and learn about the intricacies of working in the media.