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JMI opens application period for journalism programme

By JT - Apr 04,2019 - Last updated at Apr 04,2019

AMMAN — The Jordan Media Institute (JMI) on Monday began accepting applications for its master’s programme in Journalism and New Media for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Dean of the JMI Bassem Tweisi said that the institute’s programme was “designed to meet the actual and growing needs of professional media practitioners by enriching their cultural knowledge and the diversity of their applied skills, in the belief of the role played by the journalist and media in the service and development of their communities through accurate and reliable information.”

The programme consists” of 33 credit hours and two tracks: The “comprehensive examination” track, designed to produce professional journalists with advanced print and digital media skills; and the “thesis” track, which focuses on developing research and writing skills.

The institute also offers scholarships for students from all academic disciplines. Jordanians and those of other nationalities from any academic discipline who wish to obtain a bachelor’s degree can apply for scholarships through electronic submission or at the institute in Amman.

A master’s degree is awarded after one full year in the comprehensive course. The thesis course is devoted to 9 hours of study plan. The application period will run until the end of June.

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