6B03202 Digital Journalism
Academic Program Objectives

The objective of this program is to train digital media specialists with the skills of using digital mobile technologies of information collection, processing and transmission, able to create multimedia content for media, familiar with the innovative journalistic practices that are in demand in the modern media market.

Description

Digital journalism is a fast-growing professional field employing a new category of professionals possessing the knowledge and skills important and necessary for a successful career in such digital journalism professions as a producer, director, cameraman and sound engineer, editor and designer, etc.

Leading Positions
  • Correspondent, special media correspondent;
  • Department editor, media news editor;
  • Website editor/SMM-manager;
  • Content producer/copywriter;
  • Analytical journalist;
  • Editor, editor-in-chief of electronic media;
  • Leading journalist for electronic media.
Profiling Disciplines
  • Infographics and Flash Technology
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Programming and Mobile Applications
  • TV, PB News in Digital Media
  • Digital Video Processing
  • 3D Technology and Animation
  • Digital Marketing
Multimedia Training Studio
  • The training studio consists of three laboratories for the development of major journalistic products - video clips, radio programs, TV films, TV programs, websites and content of websites and blogs.
  • The studio is the workplace of students - future journalists where they acquire real-life practical skills within the university walls.
  • The studio provides conditions conducive to the acquisition of knowledge, skills and competencies in using various types and methods of journalistic activity on TV, radio, online media, and creating original etheric and printed content.
Key Competencies
  • Application of Information Technology knowledge in developing computer software and mobile applications
  • Utilization of modern digital technology in working with databases and open data, and creating high-quality content for digital media - Internet publications, blogs, TV channels, radio channels, news agencies
  • Acquisition of skills to solve standard professional tasks with the application of information and communication technologies and taking into account basic requirements of information security
  • Understanding the nature of work in the multimedia environment, and mastery of the methods of media product preparation in different sign systems such as verbal, audio, video, graphics, and animation.