#CareerBytes: List of top 6 journalism colleges in the world
Today, journalism and mass communication have become one of the most sought-after fields as they offer exciting career options. There are a lot of colleges and universities for journalism around the world that provide various related programs but learning from the best is essential. So, here's a list of 6 journalism institutes which are among the best in the world. Take a look!
About the prestigious Columbia Journalism School in New York
Columbia Journalism School (of the Columbia University) in New York is the only journalism school in the Ivy League. It was founded in 1912 by Joseph Pulitzer and is among the world's oldest journalism schools. Courses offered include Master of Science (MS) in Journalism (audio/video/multimedia/broadcast/print/online), Data Journalism, Data Information, Master of Arts General/Arts & Culture/Business & Economics/Politics/Science, dual-degree programs, and Ph.D. in Communications.
LSE's media and communications programs considered among the best
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), a public university founded in 1895, is one of the world's top-ranked institutes for social, political, and economic sciences. Courses offered include MSc in Global Media and Communications, Media and Communications (General/Data and Society/Communication Governance), Strategic Communications, Politics and Communication, Media, Communication, and Development, and MPhil/ Ph.D. in Media and Communication, and Data, Networks, and Society.
NYU Arthur L Carter Journalism Institute has undergraduate, post-graduate programs
New York University's Arthur L Carter Journalism Institute (formerly NYU Journalism Department) is also among the top-rated journalism schools. The NYU, founded in 1831, is among the world's "Top 10" universities. Courses offered include BA in Journalism or Media criticism, and MA in Business and Economic Reporting, Cultural Reporting and Criticism, Literary Reportage, Magazine Writing, News and Documentary, and Science, Health, Environmental Reporting.
National University of Singapore among Asia's top centers-of-excellence in learning
The prestigious National University of Singapore's Communications and New Media department offers multi-disciplinary programs in media studies and communication management. At NUS, founded in 1905, students are trained in new media through experimental learning. The popular university offers courses, including BA and MA in Communication & New Media, Double Degree in Business and Communication & New Media, and Ph.D. in Communication & New Media.
Closer home, IIMC offers global standards of media education
Indian Institute of Mass Communication, under Information & Broadcasting Ministry, is a premier center for training in mass communication at the postgraduate level established in 1965 in Delhi. It has regional centers at Aizawl, Amravati (Maharashtra), Dhenkanal, Jammu, and Kottayam. Courses offered include Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication (English/Hindi/Odia/Malayalam/Marathi/Advertising-Public Relations/Radio-TV Journalism) and Diploma in Development Journalism. Candidates are admitted through IIMC Entrance Exam.
The popular Asian College of Journalism in Chennai
Chennai's Asian College of Journalism is another top journalism school in India. ACJ, established in 1994, provides journalism and mass communication courses at the postgraduate level. It offers Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism (Specializations: Print, New Media, Television, and Radio) and ACJ-Bloomberg Programme on Business and Financial Journalism (Post-Graduate Diploma). It conducts ACJ Entrance Exam to select students followed by group discussion and personal interview.