Journalism

What is Journalism?

Journalism is a science that teaches how to produce content based on real events to be disseminated to various platforms. Students of Journalism Study Program will learn all forms of journalism (whether it is writing, audio, visual or audio visual) ranging from the process of planning, production, dissemination / publication, to monitoring the content on social media.

In today’s industrial era, a journalist does not only make news. UMN’s Journalism Study Program also provides opportunities for students to become content creators who can focus on producing content in accordance with topics of interest, for example, travelling to a certain place, sports matches, the current state of the environment, or any other topic that is out there. Students will learn how to build the content according to the audience they want to target.

Why Choose
UMN’s Journalism?

Multimedia Nusantara University’s Journalism Study Program focuses on utilizing new technologies to learn new forms of journalism. Therefore, learning activities are also supported with adequate technology. Some courses are also tailored to the needs of the industry as well as the development of existing technologies, such as mobile and social media journalism courses that utilize the use of gadgets in producing and disseminating journalistic products through social media.

In addition, UMN’s Journalism Study Program also equips its students with the knowledge about hoax news (HOAKS) and ways to identify them through digital factchecking courses. Besides that, through web apps for journalism courses, students will also be taught how to create a website to be able to publish journalistic products that have been created independently.

Kompas Gramedia supports UMN in providing access to teachers from media industry who are experienced, able to provide knowledge about the current conditions of the media industry and serve a source for students to practice directly.

ECTS Points Table

ECTS Points 146 SKS
Education TypeBachelor Program
Duration4 years
LanguageBahasa Indonesia
Bachelor's DegreeBachelor of Communication Science (S.I.Kom.)

Vision & Mission

Vision

To become a Multimedia Journalism Undergraduate Study Program that is excellent in exploring new forms of journalism and producing graduates who are internationally minded, able to master the theory and practice in the field of journalism based on Information and Communication Technology (ICT), and possess entrepreneurial spirit, as well as noble character.

Mission

  1. Organizing an experiential learning process that has high quality and virtue, supported by professional teachers and curriculum that is in line with the development of journalism and ICT.
  2. Carrying out research programs in the field of multimedia journalism that contribute to the development of journalism.
  3. Carrying out community service activities related to the field of multimedia and journalism.

 

Career Prospect

Graduates of Journalism Study Program can work in the field of communication, journalism, or creative industries. Some of the graduates’ profiles can be seen below :

Reporter, announcer, News Anchor, Host Program, News Editor, Executive Produer, Camera Persons, Photojournalist, Script Writer, Content Writer, Columnist, Creative Writer, Creative Production, Publisher, Media Researcher and Analyst.

Further Study

Graduates of UMN’s Journalism Study Program can continue their studies in the field of communication, public relations, and other social sciences.

Learning Attainment

Preparing graduates of Journalism Study Program that master the development of new journalistic products and are able to produce multimedia content in accordance with the needs of the industry so that they can work as journalists in various media platforms whether it is television, radio, print media, online platforms or media convergence.

Graduate Profile

Graduates are expected to become journalists who are able to work in various types of media platforms by understanding the development of new journalistic products and production of content – multimedia content that adapts to the needs of today's industry.

Currently, graduates work in various industries as reporters in several media (both conventional and digital media), news copywriters, creative content producers, TV journalists, as well as podcasters in online media. There are even UMN’s Journalism graduates who became Presidential Staff members and members of the Secretariat of State.

Curriculum

UMN Journalism students will learn about theories related to communication and journalism along with new forms of journalism during the study period in this program. In general, the UMN’s Journalism Study Program curriculum can be explained as follows.

Year 1: students will learn about understanding communication theory, introduction to journalism and media law & ethics. In the 1st year, students are taught to be critical and creative and they are introduced to multimedia-based products.

Year 2: students will learn about the forms of journalism along with the latest developments. In the 2nd year, students are also equipped with knowledge of news graphic design and creative writing skills.

Year 3: students will learn the benefits of using media in producing and disseminating journalistic products through social media. In addition, students will be introduced to global journalism, digital media management and the techniques of delivering journalistic products.

Year 4: students will complete an internship in media companies. The 4th year will also serve as a preparatory year for their final project.

Entry Requirement

  • High school graduate majoring in Science, Social Sciences or Languages
  • Vocational school graduates of various majors

Admission Click Here

Partnership & Collaborations

UMN’s Journalism Study Program has been working with several media in Indonesia such as Kompas Gramedia Group, Tempo, SCTV, CNN TV, and other national media outlets to obtain resources and provide real experience for students in the media industry.

We have also networked with the Press Council and some communities such as the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) and Jurnokoders in the creation of several programs related to journalistic learning.

In the international sphere, UMN’s Journalism Study Program collaborates with Google, especially in the Google News Initiative and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) in organizing different activities. UMN’s Journalism Study Program also collaborates with UNESCO that contributes to the curriculum used. In addition, we also cooperate in several other activities, one of which is our involvement in the implementation of world press Freedom Day.

Why Choose
UMN’s Journalism?

Multimedia Nusantara University’s Journalism Study Program focuses on utilizing new technologies to learn new forms of journalism. Therefore, learning activities are also supported with adequate technology. Some courses are also tailored to the needs of the industry as well as the development of existing technologies, such as mobile and social media journalism courses that utilize the use of gadgets in producing and disseminating journalistic products through social media.

In addition, UMN’s Journalism Study Program also equips its students with the knowledge about hoax news (HOAKS) and ways to identify them through digital factchecking courses. Besides that, through web apps for journalism courses, students will also be taught how to create a website to be able to publish journalistic products that have been created independently.

Kompas Gramedia supports UMN in providing access to teachers from media industry who are experienced, able to provide knowledge about the current conditions of the media industry and serve a source for students to practice directly.

ECTS Points Table

ECTS Points 146 SKS
Education TypeBachelor Program
Duration4 years
LanguageBahasa Indonesia
Bachelor's DegreeBachelor of Communication Science (S.I.Kom.)

Career Prospect

Graduates of Journalism Study Program can work in the field of communication, journalism, or creative industries. Some of the graduates’ profiles can be seen below :

Reporter, announcer, News Anchor, Host Program, News Editor, Executive Produer, Camera Persons, Photojournalist, Script Writer, Content Writer, Columnist, Creative Writer, Creative Production, Publisher, Media Researcher and Analyst.

Further Study

Graduates of UMN’s Journalism Study Program can continue their studies in the field of communication, public relations, and other social sciences.

Student Scholarship

UMN scholarship program is offered to high school students in 12th grade who have academic, sports, and artistic achievements while in 11th grade. In addition, UMN also offers the program to high school/vocational school students who won medals in the National and International Science Olympics. As a form of appreciation for the dedication of teachers and employees/ staff in educating the nation's children, UMN provides scholarships in the form of a 50% reduction in fees for teachers/principals and a 30% reduction in fees for children of the employees/staff in high schools/vocational schools (both public and private) who want to continue their education at UMN.

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Entry Requirement

  • High school graduate majoring in Science, Social Sciences or Languages
  • Vocational school graduates of various majors.

Admission Click Here

Academic Guidance Meetings

Students are required to attend academic guidance meetings at least 3 times per semester. The schedule of the meetings will be provided by the respective academic supervisors. Students have to bring the academic guidance book for the meeting and they need to make sure that the academic supervisor signs it.

Continuing Education Department

Continuing Education Department (CED) adalah program pengembangan pendidikan di Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (UMN) yang merupakan bagian dari Grup Kompas Gramedia. Kami memiliki berbagai program dalam kursus bahasa, pengembangan manusia, Pusat Pengujian untuk sertifikasi nasional dan internasional, dan program pelatihan. CED UMN dirancang untuk memenuhi kebutuhan siswa sekolah menengah dan perguruan tinggi, serta masyarakat dan profesional.

Information about CED

Internship Information

Students are encouraged to find their own companies / agencies for their internships that align with the focus of the Journalism Study Program i.e. Industrial Automation. Information about available internships can be obtained from other students, social media, job fairs, advertisements in print or electronic media or even through the UMN Career Development Center (CDC).

Panduan Magang

Thesis Information

To complete the Undergraduate Program (S-1) at Multimedia Nusantara University, students must prepare, present, and defend the thesis in front of the thesis examination board, in accordance with the provisions of the study program. The preparation of the thesis is done individually and the students can choose the supervisor directly provided that the selected supervisor agrees.

Panduan Skripsi

Important Information

In connection with the New Normal regulations, UMN implements its teaching system in accordance with the Press Release of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia Number 137/sipers/A6/VI/2020 concerning Guidelines for The Implementation of Learning in the School Year and New Academic Year during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Chapter of the Learning System in the Higher Education Environment.

Panduan Pengajaran

Veronika, S.Sos, M.Si
Samiaji Bintang Nusantara S.T., M.A.
Albertus Magnus Prestianta, S.I.Kom., M.A.
Ignatius Haryanto Djoewanto, S.Sos, M.Hum.
Niknik Mediyawati, S.Pd., M.Hum.
Camelia Catharina, M.Si
Hanif Suranto, S.Sos., M.Si.
Adi Wibowo Octavianto, S.Sos., M.Si.
Fransiscus Xaverius Lilik Dwi Mardjianto, S.S., M.A.
Taufan Wijaya, S.Sos., M.A.

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“During my time in UMN’s Journalism Program, all the courses taught provided a great base for the future in media industry. In addition, I also feel that UMN educates its students to be able to adapt and communicate in various walks of life, which is certainly very useful for me to apply in my current world of work.”

 

David Caessarre

Alumni Jurnalistik 2015
Creative Officer di Narasi TV

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“Multimedia Nusantara University’s Journalism Study Program focuses on utilizing new technologies to learn new forms of journalism. Therefore, learning activities are also supported with adequate technology. Some courses are also tailored to the needs of the industry as well as the development of existing technologies, such as mobile and social media journalism courses that utilize the use of gadgets in producing and disseminating journalistic products through social media.”

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