Top schools offering the Masters in Journalism degree programs:

The University of Western Ontario (Canada)
- The Master of Arts in Journalism is a combination of an academic foundation and hands-on experience in all branches of journalism.
- UWO is the only university in Canada offering an innovative Master's program that combines theory and hands-on experience and can be completed in only 12 months.

Ryerson University (Canada)
- It has developed a reputation as one of Canada's leading institutions for professional journalism education at the undergraduate level. The University introduced a Master of Journalism program in September 2007.
- The Master of Journalism program can be completed in two years, providing rigorous and intensive preparation for professional work in newspapers, broadcasting, magazines, or online journalism.

Temple University (US)
- The Department of Journalism offers the Master of Journalism degree (M.J.) which is designed for students who expect to work in news and information fields.
- The program's academic and professional course work covers reporting, editing, magazine writing, new media, news editing, and media management.

University of Queensland (Australia)
- UQ offers the Master of Journalism which can be completed in 1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent).
- Journalism graduates will find career opportunities in a wide range of print and broadcast media organisations around the world.

University of Stirling (Scotland, UK)
- The MSc in Financial Journalism is a comprehensive programme with one-year full-time study.
- The programme is taught by academics and journalists of international reputation. Students will study modules in Financial Journalism, Corporate Finance, Financial Reporting, Investigative Journalism, Media Law, Law of Investment Regulation and Research Methods.
- The Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) confirmed the quality of the work being done by the University's researchers. 85% of the research has been judged to be internationally excellent and internationally recognised, with the top 10% of that judged to be world class.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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