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SIT Morocco: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media


Program terms: Fall, Spring
Restrictions: Vanderbilt applicants only
Type of Program: Study Center
Costs: Budget Sheets
Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
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This study center program study journalism under the guidance of award-winning foreign correspondents. Participants in this program will collaborate with Moroccan journalism students, learn how to gather news in another culture, investigate dominating issues in Moroccan society and across North Africa, and produce an original feature story for possible placement in a professional media outlet. As part of the coursework, students may choose between Arabic or French, as well as completing an independent study project or an internship, where they can tailor the curriculum to their interests. students will experience two homestays; one in the city of Rabat, and another with a host family in an inland village near the northern city of Quezzane. 

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Housing: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel
Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: Arabic, English, French
Language prerequisite: No
Additional prerequisites: N/A
Costs: Budget Sheets
Student contacts: Peer alumni

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