FHWien der WKW

Journalism & Media Management

  • BA
  • Full-time
  • German
  • 6 semesters
  • Vienna
  • 34 places

A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism & Media Management trains students to become qualified journalists and media managers in just three years. It brings together application-oriented knowledge from the areas of print, TV and video, radio and audio as well as new media with approaches from journalism, media and communication science, as well as teaching legal basics and business skills.

Focus & Qualifications

The Bachelor’s degree program in Journalism & Media Management teaches students the following skills and qualifications:

  • Practical journalism for all types of media (print, radio, TV, online): writing texts, research, source work, interview techniques, editing TV and radio contributions, how to act in front of the camera.
  • Media technology: journalistic media production and media design, knowledge of technical systems, techniques for creating journalistic material, radio and TV editing.
  • Media and journalism ethics: fundamentals of media ethics, ethics in journalism, knowledge of practically relevant dilemmas, consideration of integrity and personal responsibility.
  • Media in society: economic and political environment for media companies, analysis of current affairs.
  • Media law: media law, copyright law, labor law, freedom of the press and the boundaries of professional conduct, journalistic duty of care.
  • Language skills: English for journalists and courses taught in English.
  • Media management: program planning, advertisement sales, accounting, editorial management, HR management, strategic management, quality management, distribution, marketing.
  • Communication science: knowledge of scientific methods of communication, theoretical approaches and subject areas, analysis of communication processes.
  • Social skills: reasoning, presentation techniques and exercises, communication and presentation in media jobs, moderation, conflict management.

Entry requirements

University entrance qualification or professional qualification with additional examinations


Application mode:

Application time:
January 10 to March 27, 2023

Appointment for the admissions process:
March, April, May

Admission procedure:
Online registration, sending application documents, computer-based admissions test, degree-program specific admissions procedure (application video and opinion piece)

Start of studies:

Study information days:
Dates on the website: https://www.fh-wien.ac.at/en/?cat=64&post_type=event#start

Tuition fee:
Euro 363.36 per semester (excl. Austrian students' union fee)

15 weeks in the holiday period or in the 6th semester

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