Masters in Global Business Journalism (GBJ)

Introduction to the Program

The Master’s in Global Business Journalism (GBJ) at Tsinghua University  is a 2 year program for international students taught in English.

About Tsinghua University

Tsinghua is one of the top Universities in China, located in the North West of Beijing in the University District (Haidian District). The campus is in between Peking University and Wudaokou which is the centre of the University District.

About the Program

There is soaring demand for journalists who can help the public understand the complexities of global business and the economy. Students in the Global Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University learn these skills firsthand in China, the world’s emerging economic powerhouse. This is the only master’s program in business journalism in China taught completely in English.

Students benefit from a faculty that includes award-winning journalists from media such as Bloomberg News and The New York Times as well as renowned Chinese scholars with degrees from prestigious international institutions.

Facilities

The facilities at Tsinghua include a laboratory of 10 Bloomberg terminals, the largest such installation at any university in the world, which gives students access to an unparalleled database of financial and economic information used by sophisticated professionals. Classrooms have the latest technology for displaying multimedia reporting projects. In 2012 the Journalism School added a virtual television studio, where computer-generated and real objects can be merged seamlessly, as well as a media convergence laboratory offering students the latest tools to develop skills needed for digital journalism.

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Non-English-speaking students should provide English level certificates. e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, etc.

Application Deadline

31st of March

Start Date of the Program

September

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB39000 per year. The total for the 2 year program is 78,000 RMB.

Accommodation at Tsinghua University

Located in the north of Tsinghua University, Zijing Apartments (紫荆公寓) is the most modernised student dormitory in China and the largest, able to accommodate 22,400 students. Zijing comprises 26 blocks, with 23 buildings ranging from 7 to 15 stories. The total construction area amounts to 350,000 m2 (3,800,000 sq ft). The cost for the apartments are below. New students should apply at the reception desk of Zijin Building 19.

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Application

To apply complete the application form here. If you have any questions contact us.

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