Media & Communication

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Cross Media Production Diploma


Whether you are starting or looking to further develop your career in the press, media & communications business, the Cross Media Production Diploma qualifies you for work in editorial boards, corporate communications or in the PR & Marketing sector.

Combining theoretical understanding with a strong hands-on training ethos, (75% of course assessment is practical), through our industry standard production facilities, you are able to explore and expand your technical and creative skill sets.

The course runs for 18 months and classes can take place in the daytime, evening or on weekend, providing you with flexibility whether you are working full-time, part time or just passing through.


Available at all campuses




Photographic reportage

  • Journalistic work 1: introduction, message, audience
  • Design basics & imagery
  • Digital photography & lighting
  • Digital image editing
  • Artistic storytelling
  • Journalistic work 2: report, research, language
  • Press & copyright law

Journalistic writing & online publishing

  • Journalistic work 3: commentary, criticism & review
  • Fundamentals of servers & CMS
  • Online publishing
  • Journalistic work 3: coverage
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • University entrance qualifaction (Abitur or similar)
  • Alternatively: minimum age of 17 years plus intermediate educational qualification and aptitude test
  • Own notebook computer for office work, theoretical tests and own notes from lectures
  • Language skills: students whose first language is not English will need a qualification that demonstrates competence in English; atleast Level B2
Fees & Funding

Payment Plans

  • Upfront: 3 payments, each at the beginnig of next semester
  • Standard: 18 payments, each at the beginning of month

Financing Options

There are various options that may be available to you to help you finance your studies, such as;

  • STANDARD and ADVANCE payment plans
  • Course contract with FINANCING for the diploma phase
  • Various student loans
  • Educational funds
  • ESF support programs for professional development (availability varies depending on location)

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Financing Options

There are several options that may be available to you to help you finance your studies, such as;

  • STANDARD and UPFRONT payment plans
  • Student loans
  • Educational funds

Request a brochure for further information


Ask A Question to get help from one of our Career Advisors.


Career options

  • New Media Journalist
  • Cross-Media Producer
  • Corporate Blogger
  • Online Journalist
  • Social Media Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Content Manager
  • PR Consultant

Industry Sectors

  • Corporate Communications
  • Online Economy
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • TV Stations
  • Radio
  • Journalism
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