Program Details

The course is focused mostly on the written word, but there is a guest lecture on the role of photography in travel journalism as well as recommendations for using and improving skills in audio and video. Mixing classroom training sessions with practical
Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Winter Semester
Work Types:
Journalism

Program Overview

Program Description:
Created by one of Central Europe’s leading travel writers, this intensive 5-day course will review the major forms of commercial and non-commercial travel writing in today’s market. Lectures aim specifically at helping participants to identify the different forms of writing, improve their writing skills, and help them to develop their own careers in travel writing.

The course is focused mostly on the written word, but there is a guest lecture on the role of photography in travel journalism as well as recommendations for using and improving skills in audio and video. Mixing classroom training sessions with practical reporting assignments, the course gives participants the opportunity to research, write, shoot, and file their own stories from Prague, one of Europe’s most magical cities.

Transitions (TOL), and Anglo-American University, have teamed up to offer credit for students participating in TOL Journalism and media courses. Students will receive four ECTS or two U.S. credits after completing TOL's intensive online and on-site program. Students who couple the program with an internship or expanded field work will be eligible to receive six ECTS or three U.S. credits.
Setting Description:
The course will be held at a very comfortable 4-star Marriott Courtyard Flora hotel located in a quiet quarter of the city, just 10 minutes from the center.
Cost:
Standard fee: €1,185 or US$1,595 including accommodation What is included? The fee includes tuition, accommodation, breakfast, social events and local transport. What is not included? Travel costs to and from Prague, meals (other than breakfasts and social events), travel and health insurance, visa and personal expenses.

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