Are you interested in the world of media and media production?
Would you like to gain knowledge in the field of communications and journalism?
If you answered YES to the above questions, then this program is the right fit for you. More about the program Media and Journalism (ma) below.
Let us help you make the decision.
Master’s programme Media and journalism (MA) – free of charge!
Degree (and type) of the programme: Postgraduate MA programme
Duration: 2 years (4 semesters), 120 ECTS
Mode of study: full-time, part-time
Place of studies: Ljubljana
Acquired professional title after graduation: Master of Media Production
The aim of the master’s program Media and Journalism is to acquaint students with the structure and dynamics of modern media systems, give them relevant interdisciplinary theoretical and practical knowledge to identify manifestations and consequences of these highly sophisticated systems, and enable them to acquire appropriate competencies to work in the media space. and the necessary media management skills.
Application periods for enrolment:
Members of the Alumni Club SASS are granted a 10% discount on tuition fees for the first enrollment in study programs at each level of study and parts of study programs at SASS for the academic year 2022/2023. The discount is taken into account if the candidate is a member of the Alumni Club when submitting the enrolment form. In the case of enrollment in a concessioned study program, a candidate who is a member of the Alumni Club is exempt from enrollment costs.
Discounts are not cumulative.
Enrolment in the 1st year
A person can enrol in the first year of master’s study programme Media and Journalism if they:
The relevant fields of expertise are social sciences, journalism, arts and humanities, information and communication sciences, business and administration.
Enrolment in the 2nd year
A person can enrol directly in the 2nd year of master’s study programme Media and Journalism if they:
Graduates of programmes that are not identified as relevant (related) fields must perform additional study obligations, i.e. exams from the courses Media and Communication (6 ECTS) and Media Content Analysis (6 ECTS).
Anyone who obtained equivalent qualifications abroad also meets the enrolment conditions.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Faculty of media has acquired a state concession for the Media and journalism (MA) programme, therefore, the studies are FREE of charge within the scope of available enrolment places.
If you do not meet the requirements for full-time studies any longer (you have already used the option of up to two regular enrolments or you have changed the study programme), you have to enrol in the part-time programme, in which case the tuition amounts 2.690,00 EUR per year.
Terms of payment: Tuition fee can be paid as a single payment or in instalments (from 1 to 5 instalments) with the following due dates: at the time of enrolment; at the latest on 30.11.; at the latest on 31.1.; at the latest on 31.3.; at the latest on 31.5. of the current academic year.
**Payment in installments is possible for citizens from Slovenia and other EU Member States and EEA members. Foreigners from non-EU and non-EEA countries must pay the whole tuition fee by the time of the enrollment. In case of payment of tuition fee in installments, the administrative costs of processing the installment payment in the amount of EUR 30.00 will be charged for each installment.
The postgraduate programme Media and journalism (MA) is implemented as a full-time and part-time study. In the part-time study, the organization and timing of lectures, seminars, and exercises are adjusted accordingly. For the implementation of contact hours, the faculty also applies a variety of modern forms of information and communication technology (online classroom, etc.).
A study year is implemented in one academic year, and it is divided into two semesters. During the semesters, students attend lectures, seminars, and other forms of organized activities. Exams are implemented during (three) examination periods – the winter, summer, and autumn examination period.
Lecture schedule: The study takes place at the faculty headquarters at Leskoškova 9 / e in Ljubljana.
* In exceptional cases (medical emergencies, illness, etc.) we reserve the right to make minor changes.
Access to the schedule and materials is available via Web office (spletni referat) or online classroom after the candidate is registered.
Knowledge assessment is part of the study process of teaching and learning, and it takes place during the course of the study process (after the first semester) and after the completion of the individual courses of the study programme (after the second semester). At the same time, students are expected to pass ongoing activities. The intention and objective of knowledge assessment is to acquire regular and quality information about how students are achieving the planned general and course-specific competences, and obtain information on the achievement of the goals of the study programme.
The method of knowledge assessment and grading is determined for each individual course and specified in its syllabus. They are adjusted to verify the achieved objectives at individual courses, anticipated achievements of the study, and development of general and subject-specific competencies. Methods of knowledge assessment and grading vary because of different teaching methods, which ensure criteria of validity, reliability and objectivity, but also take into account the quality of the structure and organization of knowledge.
The purpose of knowledge assessment is to:
Criteria for knowledge assessment is based on the objectives of the study programme and anticipated achievements of students, identified in individual syllabuses. Students are informed about elements of knowledge assessment and grading criteria in written form, as part of the curriculum, and at the start of each course (at the beginning of each semester). Moreover, the higher education lecturer informs students on the syllabus of the course, study obligations, shares of individual components of knowledge assessment that contribute to the final grade at the course, and relevant literature.
Anticipated methods of knowledge assessment and grading are:
To progress from the first to the second year, the student must acquire at least 45 ECTS from the first year.
Faculty of media can enable the student to progress to the next year, even if the required conditions are not met, in the event of the following circumstances: maternity, prolonged illness, exceptional family or social circumstances, participation in top cultural, sports, or professional events.
A student who does not meet the conditions to progress to a higher year of study has the possibility to repeat a year once or to change the study programme or module due to non-fulfillment of obligations in the previous module or study programme. The second year of study cannot be repeated as Seniority (absolventski staž) or an additional year of study is intended for the student to pass the missing obligations.
In accordance with the applicable legislation, a student’s status may be extended for a maximum of one year if:
Student status ends:
Seniority (absolventski staž), or an additional year:
Seniority (absolventski staž), or an additional year, is a term that applies to the time after the end of the last semester, when the student may retain his/her status if he/she did not graduate. The student asserts this right by enrolling into an additional year or the Seniority. The student may use this right only immediately after finishing the last semester, provided that:
Students will acquire the following general competences in the Master’s study program Media and Journalism:
Students will acquire the following course-specific competencies in the master’s program Media and Journalism:
In order to finish the studies, the student has to successfully complete all study obligations prescribed by the study programme as well as prepare and successfully defend a Master’s Thesis. Students complete the studies when he/she obtains minimum 120 ECTS prescribed by the study programme. Upon completion of the study, the student receives a master’s degree which is a public document.
After completing the master’s program in Media and Journalism at the Faculty of Media, graduates have wide employment opportunities in Slovenia and the wider international area, as they acquire an appropriate combination of useful interdisciplinary knowledge and practical skills that give them a competitive advantage in the labor market.
Potential employment opportunities are in the media of all types, both print and electronic, in new media, in advertising agencies, public relations services, in the economic and non-economic sector, video production, publishing, research and development departments or centers in the economic and non-economic sectors, design and computer graphics companies, public administration, education, civil society, international institutions, etc.
Would you like to study from the comfort of your own home? Then the package Study+ is the right fit for you.
By purchasing the Study + package, in addition to the friendly staff at the faculty, who are always ready to support you in your studies, you will receive the following benefits:
a) the possibility of direct participation in most lectures and exercises through Zoom, with the exception of some lectures, exercises and seminars, which can not be directly monitored through ZOOM (eg exercises conducted in the field; exercises whose nature does not allow direct monitoring through ICT resources, exercises in which the physical presence of students is necessary to ensure the competencies and learning outcomes provided for in the study program, exercises in which direct monitoring through ICT resources is not possible due to privacy protection, etc.)
b) Possibility of year-round viewing of recordings of most lectures and exercises, with the exception of some lectures, exercises and seminars, which cannot be recorded (eg exercises conducted in the field; exercises not recorded for privacy reasons, etc.)
c) Possibility of taking exams via ICT resources (Zoom or Moodle online classroom)
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