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TV Journalism: Video Story telling

Short-term programme of TV Journalism: Foreign reporting , 30 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX)
Campus Campus Aarhus
Duration 1 Semester
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4400 EUR


This one-semester full time course combines practical TV-journalistic training with theoretical studies. You will produce sharply angled stories in the style of “Foreign correspondent reporting”. In addition, you will acquire analytical skills of TV/video stories through the use of academic theory and approaches. You will reflect upon journalism in general and upon your own practice, including ethical and professional dilemmas. DMJX  - Campus Aarhus has very good educational and training facilities for TV-journalism with exclusive access to shooting and editing facilities throughout the course.

As a result of this semester you can achieve the following:
  • Know the characteristics of foreign correspondent reporting;
  • Know how inclusive journalism can be the point of departure for production of current affairs pagkages for TV;
  • Obtain increased knowledge of Danish politics, European affairs and World Politics in general, and understanding of the cultural differences and challenges, in particular;
  • Master the shoot with a digital HD camera and how to edit digitally using Final Cut Pro software; 
  • Learn about the possibilities for using a smartphone in reporting situations;
  • Gain knowledge on the opportunities and ethical problems in using social media in research, and for publishing TV stories;
  • Develop journalistic skills by working and studying in an international atmosphere that combines practical teaching with academic studies.


To apply for the course TV Journalism you must have:
  • A minimum of 2 years training and/or experience in journalism.
It is an advanced undergraduate program, and there will also be graduate level students participating in the programme.

Language requirements;
All courses are taught in English. Participants must have a good command of the English language, both written and oral.
Non-native English speakers should include a copy of their TOEFL test results (minimum score 550 or computer based 80)/ IELTS test of 6.5 or have the test results sent to our address).

Other requirements
If you are a citizen in a EU country, you need to be enrolled at a home institution/university in order to apply for the course.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.  

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System


Application date
Oct 01
Start date
Jan 16


Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Aug 15

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