Journalism Online Course Overview



Target Audience


Would you like to become a journalist? But a journalism school with compulsory daily attendance doesn't work for you? However, you still want a first-class journalism education and learn from world-class award-winning journalism educators from all over the world? Then Open School of Journalism, as a leading online journalism school, is the right choice for you.





The course will teach you all the knowledge and competences you need to work as a professional journalist.



Entry Requirements


  • Very good English language skills and
  • High school/secondary school graduation.
  • If you don't have that, you can compensate this with practical experience.








As journalism is an extensive field, you individually compile your personalized curriculum of this online training according to your aspired professional goals from a large selection of modules in the following sections:


See a sample module here: "Journalistic Investigation" (text- and video-based).





The course is an online course, i. e.:





3 to 24 months, depending on the time you can invest and your learning progress.





One online exam (assignment) for each selected module (11 minimum)



Tuition Fees


  • Regular payment plan:
    12 monthly installments of USD 160.00 / EUR 144.00 / GBP 112.00
    Total USD 1,920.00 / EUR 1,728.00 / GBP 1,344.00
    Per additional Study Point (exceeding 24 SP): USD 4.00 / EUR 3.60 / GBP 2.80
  • Extended payment plan:
    24 monthly installments of USD 87.50 / EUR 78.75 / GBP 61.25
    Total: USD 2,100.00 / EUR 1,890.00 / GBP 1,470.00 
    Per additional Study Point (exceeding 24 SP): USD 2.00 / EUR 1.80 / GBP 1.40
  • Shortened payment plan:
    6 monthly installments of USD 300.00 / EUR 270.00 / GBP 210.00
    Total: USD 1,800.00 / EUR 1,620.00 / GBP 1,260.00
    Per additional Study Point (exceeding 24 SP): USD 8.00 / EUR 7.20 / GBP 5.60

Save these costs. The tuition fees cover all services provided to you.

Payment Methods:

  • VISA or MasterCard
  • PayPal
  • Bank Transfer (SEPA/Europe only or TransferWise)





As a graduate, you will receive a certificate (without grades) and a report card (with grades). The course is classified as ISCED Level 4 and EQF Level 5. The program has a state authorization by ZFU No. 7292115.





Please apply here.