Our MA in Digital Journalism combines real-life practice with academic rigor to position young and mid-career journalists as leaders in their field. You will develop the knowledge, skills and professional qualities for success at the highest levels of your craft. You will also work with world-renowned journalists and scholars as you blend practice, reflection and theory in your coursework.
The program is taught in state-of-the-art facilities and progressively builds expertise in multiplatform storytelling, specialist reporting and editorial leadership. The culmination of the program will be a specialist-reporting project and research thesis.
By focusing on regional issues and drawing on local and global trends, our graduates will possess the creativity, critical thinking and professional skills required to lead East Africa’s media in the 21st century.
Generous scholarships available based on need and merit.
Tuition: 20,000 USD
Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa is an exciting new suite of courses designed to equip you with the skills, mindset and communication expertise to better lead your organization – and Africa itself – in our increasingly complex and rapidly changing world.
Hosted by the AKU-GSMC in Kenya, this unique offering brings together two world-class courses: Adaptive Leadership for Africa: Chaos, Complexity and Courage delivered by the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University Executive Education; and The Voice of Leadership: Inspiration, Influence and Impact delivered by the Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications
The two courses offer face-to-face, on-line and project-based learning modules spanning a five-month period.
Tuition: 7,500 USD
2019 Dates: September 16-20; November 11-15