Global Business Journalism

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 5.37 k / Year(s) Deadline: Feb 28, 2025
20 place StudyQA ranking:2720 Duration:2 years

There is soaring demand for journalists who can help the public understand the complexities of global business and the economy. Students in the Global Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University learn these skills firsthand in China, the world's emerging economic powerhouse. This is the only master's program in business journalism in China taught completely in English.
Students benefit from a faculty that includes award-winning journalists from media such as Bloomberg News and The New York Times as well as renowned Chinese scholars with degrees from prestigious international institutions.
The facilities include a laboratory of 10 Bloomberg terminals, the largest such installation at any university in the world, which gives students access to an unparalleled database of financial and economic information used by sophisticated professionals.

Basic Courses

  • Introduction to Mass Communications and Society in Contemporary China
  • Media Research Methods
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Chinese 
  • Chinese Culture and Society
  • Chinese Philosophy
  • A Comparative Study of Chinese Culture and Society

Core Courses

  • Business News Writing and Editing
  • Economics and Accounting Basics for Journalists
  • Business News Data Mining and Analysis
  • Multi-media Business Reporting

Elective Courses

  • Corporate Strategies, Case Studies of Chinese and Global Companies
  • Corporate Communication
  • Workshop on Film and TV Production
  • Hot Topics in the Global Economy
  • Public Speaking
  • Business of Media
  • Public Relations: An Introduction
  • Feature Writing in English
  • Opinion and News Commentary
  • Television News Reporting

Required Courses

  • Pro-Seminar for Master Candidates in Global Business Journalism
  • Thesis Writing Workshops
  • Academic Activity
  • GBJ Internship

Requirements

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • The completed Foreigner's Application Form for Admission to Graduate Programs of Tsinghua University, signed by the applicant with recent 2-inch photo.
  • Statement of Purpose and resume.
  • The original or the notarial degree certificate or proof of education in academic institution (need to submit original or notarial degree certificate after being awarded) and academic transcript. The degree certificate and academic transcript must be officially sealed.
  • Two academic recommendation letters from scholars of associate professorship or higher.  Must show reference’s phone number and email address on the letter.
  • For non-English-speaking students, please provide English level certificates. e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, etc.
  • Copy of the page with personal information in the passport (personal and ordinary passport).
  • The completed Application Form for Tsinghua University Scholarship (if applicable, original).
  • Non-refundable application fee: RMB600.

Scholarships

  • Chinese Government Scholarship
  • Beijing Government Scholarship
  • Tsinghua University Scholarship
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