Master of Arts in Medical Journalism and Public Relations (MA)
An admission procedure (please refer to the bachelor's programme) is carried out for this programme.
The prerequisite for admission to the master's programme is a bachelor's degree (grade point average better than 2.3) in a relevant consecutive undergraduate degree in communication/medical journalism with a focus on medicine/health/biology or an corresponding recognised university degree.
Further admission requirements for this master's programme are the successful completion of a relevant degree in life sciences (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, biology, biochemistry, public health) with proven journalistic and/or communication-public relations basic competencies from a relevant practical phase.
The standard period of study for the undergraduate course (e.g. bachelor's programme) must be at least 6 semesters and 180 ECTS credits must be proven.
The admission procedure takes place in three stages:
Sending the application documents
After a positive assessment of the application documents, applicants are invited to a written admission test (single choice) and a personal one-on-one interview at DPU (review of subject-specific, social and communicative skills).
Once the admission process has been completed, the Academic Director of the programme ranks the candidates who are admitted to the course based on the results.