Media

The Bachelor in Media responses to the belief of Birzeit University in the necessity of establishing the enlightenment thought through the promotion of democratic principles, including those related to right of freedom expression that respects the privacy of individuals, laws, and international human rights conventions.

The program also comes in line with the social responsibility adopted by the Birzeit University to achieve sustainable development for future generations.

The Bachelor in Media aims at keeping up with scientific and technical development in the field of media, especially in what has become known as "Multimedia" or "New Media".

 This program seeks to meet the Palestinian, Arab, and international needs to various types of media, including digital media, techniques developed in the field of mobile phone journalism, and the use of electronic applications, editing and graphics in the production of materials in traditional and digital formats.

  • Prepare journalists equipped with the needed skills to keep up with the changes and developments in media and techniques to meet the needs of the labor market, and raise the level of their abilities to compete locally and regionally.
  • Provide Palestinian media outlets with different journalists who are competent to make a difference in the content of what is offered to the public.
  • Deepen the culture of freedom of expression in Palestinian society through independent and responsible free media.
  • Changing the Palestinian media scene to be able to practice the role of ''Fourth Authority'' through professional journalists.
  • Deep research on different topics
  • Understanding the meanings of the media, political and social concepts
  • Logical concluding.
  • Scientific analysis of societal phenomena
  • Critical Thinking
  • Conclusion based on scientific grounds
  • Integrated research
  • Objectivity
  • Perfect writing for media
  • dialogue
  • Creative Education
  • communication
  • Audacity
  • Responsibility

The Bachelor in Media graduates will be able to work in the following  sectors of media production:

  • Reports and stories produced for radio, television, newspapers, and electronic media about political, economic, and cultural and sports issues.
  • Radio and television talk shows, including conducting and producing interviews.
  • Documentaries.
  • Editing in its various arts.
  • Filming, recording and editing.
  • Media Research.
Major Program Requirements in Media (66 credit hours)

a. Required courses: 54 hours from the following courses

Course No.

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

MDJO133

Photojournalism

MDJO131

MDJO138

Media Laws And Ethics

MDJO132

MDJO221

Radio Techniques

MDJO132

MDJO223

Presenting

MDJO221

MDJO227

Tv Techniques

MDJO132

MDJO234

Writing For Radio And Programs

MDJO221

MDJO236

Social Networking

MDJO230

MDJO238

Journalistic Directing And Designing

MDJO132

MDJO331

Media Theories

MDJO132

MDJO332

Journalistic Reporting

MDJO132

MDJO333

Feature Story

MDJO132

MDJO334

Writing For Electronic Media

MDJO234

MDJO338

Tv Reports

MDJO227

MDJO412

Practical Training

Finishing of 80 credits and Department approval

MDJO428

Digital Storytelling

MDJO334

MDJO430

Investigative Mdjonalism

MDJO332

MDJO431

Tv Programs

MDJO338

MDJO432

Radio Programs

MDJO234

MDJO437

Specialized Mdjonalism / Magazines

MDJO132

MDJO438

Seminar In Media

Finishing of 80 credits and Department approval

 

 

b. Elective courses: 12 hours from the following courses

Course No.

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

MDJO134

Media And Gender

MDJO132

MDJO136

Israeli Media

MDJO132

MDJO137

Introduction To Cinema

MDJO132

MDJO235

Safety Of Journalists

MDJO132

MDJO335

Media And Authority Through History

MDJO132

MDJO336

Advanced Photojournalism

MDJO133

MDJO337

Image Theory

MDJO132

MDJO339

Arab And Foreign Mass Media

MDJO132

MDJO433

Tv & Radio Dialogue

MDJO234

MDJO434

Documentary Films & Programs

MDJO431

MDJO435

Tv & Radio Lab

MDJO338

MDJO436

journalistic Writing In English

MDJO132

MDJO439

Special Topic

Department Approval