Journalism and Media Economics (Master)

The part-time master’s degree in Journalism and Media Economics is accredited and has been offered since the winter semester 2010/11.


Data and facts


Master of Arts (M. A.)

Study type

Part-time study with lectures online and in attendance

Regelar study period

6 semesters

Credit Points (ECTS)


Study places

approx. 20 per semester

Examination language


Admission restrictions

no, see examination regulations for admission requirements

Study start

winter semester

Study abroad possivle

no, except the cooperating working place ist abroad

Study focus

The master’s degree “Journalism and Media Economics” combines the contents of practical training and scientific media content of a master’s study programme, combining practical employment/training in a publishing house with part-time, academic study.

Students can complete their master’s degree in the field of “Journalism and Media Economics” parallel to working in the publishing house. This combination is made possible via distance learning, followed by attendance phases (Blended Learning) and through the integration of daily work as a practical part of the study curriculum.

An optimal study ability parallel to the professional activity is guaranteed.
Furthermore, the best possible combination of journalistic theory and practice is accomplished during the study degree.

The master’s degree “Journalism and Media Economics” is an educational and strongly practice-oriented study degree. Its aim is to teach the methods and content of journalistic and media economical work on a scientific basis.

Cooperation partners

The contact persons from the corresponding cooperation partners can be found in the following PDF file:

Kooperationspartner des Masterstudiengangs JMW (pdf)



Admission requirements of the master’s degree in Journalism and Media Economics

For the postgraduate master’s degree, the requirements are a completed first study degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s, Diploma) with at least 180 ECTS (according to the European Credit Transfer System) and an average grade of at least 2.5; employment as a trainee at one of the media companies that has a contract with the UAS Kiel concerning participation in the part-time master’s degree “Journalism and Media Economics”; and proof of one year’s professional employment.

The university-related admission requirements for the master’s degree of Journalism and Media Economics is available on the webpages of the UAS Kiel:

Studium/Studienangebot/Fachbereich Medien/Journalismus und Medienwirtschaft (Master).

The employment requirements of the cooperating media companies are available on the pages of the cooperation partners.

Further educational study degrees are fee-based.

For further information about study contents and study fees, please contact the study degree coordinator: