Master in Global Business Journalism
Why GBJ? Business journalism is one of the fastest growing areas of employment opportunities in the industry today. News audiences are eager to learn about the world of business, while media departments expect PR professionals to understand and analyze the complexities of business issues. With China playing a central role in the global economy, there is a soaring demand for trained professionals who can understand the exciting, complicated development of the world’s fastest-growing economy – and can explain it – clearly and in depth -- to audiences in China and around the world. Tsinghua’s Master of Global Business Journalism Program is designed to offer you the opportunity to meet these growing needs and, at the same time,master the fine points of economics, finance and business in China and the world. We welcome you to join us! Program Highlights Setting the standard: Launched in 2007, GBJ is a world-class program with high international standards for business journalism education, and its innovative curriculum meets the ever-changing demands of both the business world and technological advancements. A diversegroup of students.The student body is culturally and professionally diverse, reflecting strong global interest. In its first seven years, GBJ has produced more than 200 graduates from nearly 50 countries. Valuable learning experiences.The full-time program spans two years of intense, fast-paced, rewarding study. Those who complete it successfully emerge with valuable connections, a rich array of opportunities and the business and journalism skills. It is a two-year experience that will last a lifetime. Specialized courses.GBJ offers an array of specialized courses that are at the forefront of global business journalism. Students can learn about international accounting standards, multimedia journalism, data mining, complex financial derivatives, journalism ethics, advanced feature writing techniques and the management of media organizations – knowledge that is transferable to other economies and other professions. At the same time, they gain a deeper knowledge of the Chinese language and economy. International faculty. All GBJ courses are taught in English by internationally renowned scholars and accomplished journalists with extensive global experience. Digital facilities. The program’s facilities rival those of other leading journalism schools worldwide. The news lab has the largest number of Bloomberg terminals of any university in the world. Program partners. Tsinghua University has teamed up with the U.S.-based International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) to build GBJ. Other partners include Bloomberg News, Bank of America and the Knight Foundation. Visiting scholars have worked at prominent global media and financial-information companies such as Bloomberg, Reuters, Business Week, New York Times, Financial Times, CNN and The Washington Post. Unique resources. The GBJ program benefits from other academic resources on the Tsinghua campus, including its prestigious School of Economics and Management, as well many Chinese and global media and technology companies in Beijing. Internships, field trips and recruiter visits are integral parts of the program. Job Opportunities and Networking Graduates of the program are working in a number of major media organizations such as Bloomberg, Reuters, CCTV and Xinhua News Agency. Others have landed communications positions at companies such as Ogilvy China and Bank of America, as well as Chinese government ministries and international organizations. GBJ students have opportunities to attend conferences on new media, economic development and other business topics. They benefit from meetings and discussions with guest speakers, including top editors and reporters from leading Chinese and Western news outlets and international business executives. The GBJ has a growing network of smart, sophisticated reporters, editors and public relations professionals who can enhance the world’s understanding of economic and corporate developments in China and globally.
School of Journalism and Communication, Program in English
Ms. Xiaoyu Zhou (English Name: Olivia)
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