Master in Communication and Media Studies

Budapest Metropolitan University

Program Description

Master in Communication and Media Studies

Budapest Metropolitan University

For a successful professional it is an essential tool to have strong communication skills, for a successful professional in the media sciences this is fundamental. The Masters of Communication program offers theoretical knowledge with a strong focus on practical, professional skills and competences.

The educational program of the course is strongly media-oriented which is based on a thorough grounding in social and behavioral sciences and present issues of intercultural communication. Complying with current social and labor market demands, the course integrates the fields of communication theory, media studies, social sciences, political science, sociology, psychology and cultural studies within the field of social sciences offering a knowledge of high standard, which can be put to a profitable and practical use in various areas.

THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO:


…have strong communication skills in multiple languages, interested in intercultural communication and wishing to understand the complexity of new media tools and digital technologies.

CORE SUBJECTS:

Media Regulation Theories; Representation Theories; Contrastive Cultures; Social Communication Theories; Participating Media; Artistic Communication; Social Functions of Media; Cultural Studies; Theories of Identity and Otherness; International Media; International Political Communication; International Organizational Communication; Foreign Language Communications Techniques; Communications Research Seminar; Multimedia and Web Design; New technologies; Theory and Practice of Televised Program Editing

SPECIALIZATION:

International Communication

By launching the International Communication module, we wish to provide for the training of professionals who are able to perform entrepreneurial, networking and managerial tasks in various fields of international social and political relations based on their comprehensive knowledge and skills gained in the area of mass communication and intercultural communication in addition to their excellent command of two foreign languages used for specific professional purposes.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:

The educational objective of the international communication module is to train experts with an excellent knowledge of English for specific purposes, experts who are able to fulfill demanding managerial, networking and organizational duties in a wide range of positions in the area of international business, politics and cultural relations. The module also highlights the development of communication skills and the acquisition of special skills related to the successful strategies of career management.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

communication expert and advisor of multinational companies manager responsible for international relations expert working for cultural and educational institutions expert working for institutions, associations, advising companies, involved in social communication

Qualification as specified in the degree certificate:

Communication and Media Studies Expert

Head of the program:

Andras Murai PhD, 
Associate Professor

“As long as you have strong motivation to study here, you will find countless opportunities to improve your knowledge and step up your career.

MA course in Communication and Media Studies offer media-oriented programs which are based on social sciences. Although my pervious major was Human Development focusing on Sports Sciences and apart from Media Studies, offered courses make my existing knowledge deeper and deeper. I still expect to get skills to inspect society.”

Yuri Takeda
student of our Communication and Media Studies MA program from Japan

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated July 5, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Feb. 2017
Duration
Duration
4 semesters
Full time
Price
Price
3,300 EUR
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Deadline
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
Hungary Budapest
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Duration 4 semesters
Price 3,300 EUR
per semester, for non-EU students
Start date Feb. 2017
Place
Hungary Budapest
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 4 semesters
Price 3,300 EUR
per semester, for non-EU students
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