Applications for Global Business Journalism Programme Opens

Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University
Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University

The School of Journalism and Communication at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, is offering a Master of Arts degree in global business journalism to train future journalists who can help the public understand the complexities of global business and the economy.

The programme aims to bring business journalism in China in line with top international reporting standards. The Tsinghua School of Journalism and Communication has a long history of cooperation with major international media and financial-information organizations, and visiting scholars have come from outlets such as Bloomberg, Reuters, Business Week, The New York Times, Financial Times, The Washington Post and CNN.

Business journalism is one of the fastest growing areas of employment opportunities in the industry today. News audiences are eager to learn about the world of business, while media departments expect PR professionals to understand and analyze the complexities of business issues. Tsinghua’s Master of Global Business Journalism Programme is designed to offer journalists the opportunity to meet these growing needs.

GBJ offers an array of specialized courses that are at the forefront of global business journalism. Students can learn about international accounting standards, multimedia journalism, data mining, complex financial derivatives, journalism ethics, advanced feature writing techniques and the management of media organizations – knowledge that is transferable to other economies and other professions. At the same time, they gain a deeper knowledge of the Chinese language and economy.

A limited number of scholarships are available to top applicants. Those interested in applying for a scholarship are encouraged to apply early.

The deadline for the first round of applications is January 15, 2019. The deadline for the second round is March 20, 2019.

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