Masters Degree in Media in Germany

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At universities and colleges in Bonn, Braunschweig, Cologne, Sankt Augustin and Munich, Master programs in Media provide comprehensive education in Media Studies, Media Management and Communication, International Media and Entertainment. In Germany, most Masters programs in Media are classified as Master of Arts degrees, and take two years to complete on a full-time course schedule. Some Master of Media programs will be conducted in German, English or both and many have a valuable international and interdisciplinary awareness that benefits graduates seeking work in any one of several media-related fields.

Graduates from Masters of Media programs in Germany go on to pursue rewarding careers in broadcasting, journalism, new media, publishing, entertainment, advertising, management, entrepreneurship, web systems, the arts, education and research. Required courses in a Masters of Media degree program in Germany might include Media, Politics and Society, Media Economics, Media and Development, Strategic Management and Research Methods. Most Masters programs will culminate with a Masters Thesis to be completed by each individual student over the course of one semester or one year.

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Master Media, Management and Digital Technologies

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Munich

The master's program "Media, Management and Digital Technologies" (MMT) deals with questions related to management and application of digital technologies in the context of the media and Internet industry. It is a consecutive four-semester Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree program that is fully taught in English and jointly offered by the Munich School of Management and the Institute for Informatics, both at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU). The program is completely funded by the initiative "Digitaler Campus Bayern" which is part of Bavaria's digitization strategy "BAYERN DIGITAL". [+]

Best Masters in Media in Germany 2017. The highly specialized and interdisciplinary master's degree program "Media, Management and Digital Technologies" (MMT) was created in order to train both future leaders and founders in the (digital) media industry that show a high level of expertise in the intersection between media, management and digital technologies. Therefore, the main goal is to attract highly talented and ambitious students from all over Europe and other parts of the world with a background in business, informatics respectively computer science or other integrated programs. The MMT master's program is a consecutive four-semester Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree program that is fully taught in English and which does not require German language skills. It is jointly offered by the Munich School of Management and the Institute for Informatics of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU). The program is completely funded by the initiative "Digitaler Campus Bayern" which is part of Bavaria's digitization strategy "BAYERN DIGITAL". In general, there are no tuition fees for participating in the MMT program. The MMT program: gives you the opportunity to pursue your master's degree at one of Europe's most renowned universities in a city with a very high living quality, offers students a unique and future-oriented course structure with highly relevant practical contents, is mostly held in small groups for maximized learning success, is taught by leading scientists and researchers in their field, permanently collaborates with well-known corporate partners of the media and Internet industry of Europe's prime digital media hub, provides its graduates numerous career perspectives in the media and Internet industry as well as other industries that extensively use digital technologies - but also as founders or in academia. The MMT master's program comprises four semesters (starting in winter semester on a yearly basis) in accordance with the general schedule of the LMU. Each semester accounts for 30 ECTS credit points, thus students have to acquire 120 ECTS credit points in total. The course structure consists of  five major building blocks: Business and Technology:  This block contains four specific courses that integrate both contents from business and informatics. All course formats are highly interactive and will be partly conducted as so called "project courses" in close collaboration with companies from the media and Internet industry. Media Business: The three courses of "Media Business" address media-related topics from a business perspective. The courses "Digital Products and Services" and "Electronic Markets" will be taken together with students from other master's program at Munich School of Management. Media Technologies:   This block comprises two lectures that are offered by the Institute for Informatics and which address media-related issues from a technological perspective. Again, parts of this lectures will be taken together with students from other master's program at the Institute for Informatics. Electives:   Students of the MMT program have the opportunity to elect (advanced) courses from both business and informatics according to their preferences and interests. For this reason, a broad catalogue of courses is provided by both faculties. Each student must acquire in total 18 ECTS credit points, thereof at least 6 credit points in each discipline. Finale Module:   During their 4th semester, students of the MMT program are required to write their master thesis about a relevant topic at one of the participating institutes respectively chairs from the Munich School of Management or the Institute for Informatics. Candidates need to demonstrate a completed bachelor's degree in either business administration with a minor in informatics or in informatics with a minor in business administration. Graduates of integrated programs like media informatics or information systems are also highly invited to apply for the program. Additionally, applicants need to prove very good English language skills. Knowledge of the German language is no prerequisite. We provide you the opportunity to apply for the MMT program on a yearly basis. An application is possible from 1st February to 15th May of the year in which you would like to commence your studies. [-]

Master in Digital Media Technology (DMT)

EIT Digital Master School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Germany Berlin

The programme in Digital Media Technology focuses on enabling technologies for digital media systems, including technologies for analysing media, generating interactive media, processing and coding, optimising wired and wireless transfer, and distributing digital 3D contents. [+]

The programme in Digital Media Technology focuses on enabling technologies for digital media systems, including technologies for analysing media, generating interactive media, processing and coding, optimising wired and wireless transfer, and distributing digital 3D contents. Graduates of the DMT programme will be both specialists and innovators that are able to shape future digital media technology. The first year will be similar at both DMT entry point universities KTH and TU Delft with four basic courses on signal processing, computer graphics, web services, and communication networks. The second year will accommodate the technical specialisation. The programme will offer six specialisations: (1) Hypermedia, (2) Media Processing and Communications, (3) Medical Imaging, (4) Media Communications Services, (5) Virtual Environments, (6) Semantic Media. Programme The first year is similar at the two entry points with four basic courses on signal processing, computer graphics, programming web services and internet communication. In addition, some elective courses may be chosen to prepare for a specialisation. An important part of the programme are the Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) courses. The I&E basics course provides an introduction to business and management. The Business Development Lab extends media systems engineering projects by a market survey, a business model generation process, and a venture development exercise. We emphasize user driven innovation and holistic analysis of service, technology, organisation and financial perspectives, as new media technologies are disruptive for existing business models and almost always have a significant impact on the culture and social relations. Society-relevant themes will also be at the core of the summer schools, which will bring students from the different entry points together. Students participating in the DMT track are offered an internship with an industry partner or research centre of the EIT Digital to work on their thesis project. Directly linked to the master thesis is the I&E minor thesis that specifies the requirements, strategy and business plan for the selected thesis project. The I&E thesis allows students to study issues such as user driven digital media innovation and evaluation of user experience social media digital media ecosystem analysis, business models for content providers in the context of next generation networks, role of video communication and collaboration tools in enterprises, business aspects of e-health and telemedicine services. The first year is offered by the following universities: KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden University of Technology Delft, the Netherlands Specialisations Specialisations are provided in the second year. The DMT programme offers 6 specialisations, each at a different location. To meet the requirements for geographic mobility, the chosen exit point needs to differ from the chosen entry point. Hypermedia at Aalto Media Processing and Communications at KTH Medical Imaging at TU Delft Media Communications Services at BME Budapest Virtual Environments at UCL Semantic Media at UNITN Specific Admission Requirements A B.Sc. in electrical engineering or computer science is required. Previous education must have included basic mathematics courses within linear algebra, Fourier methods and probability theory. [-]

Master in Communication and Media Engineering

Offenburg University
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Offenburg

Information at your fingertips, mobile computing, internet of things, multimedia networks - many trends accelerate today's life. The dynamic and economic role of knowledge and information is identified as a key [+]

Master in Communication and Media Engineering Language: English

Information at your fingertips, mobile computing, internet of things, multimedia networks - many trends accelerate today's life. The dynamic and economic role of knowledge and information is identified as a key success factor and driving force behind the global market of telecommunication, computer science and media technology. The international master's degree program Communication and Media Engineering (CME) is tailored to meet the challenges of the multimedia age. The curriculum of the program was developed in 1998 by the departments of "Electrical Engineering and Information Technology" and "Media and Information Engineering". To our knowledge, it was the first postgraduate program which combined essential elements of communication engineering with innovative multimedia issues. The program has been continuously updated to modern needs and continues to successfully combine the two aspects.... [-]


Master in Open Media

Macromedia University for Media and Communication
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Munich + 1 more

Whether as an employee in corporate communications, as a freelance designer, entrepreneur or marketing manager of a publishing house: a classical study does not often meet the complex job requirements of the media industry. In a modular Open Media Master programme you therefore have the opportunity to put together your individual study according to your specific requirements [+]

Design your own curriculum: Whether as an employee in corporate communications, as a freelance designer, entrepreneur or marketing manager of a publishing house: a classic study is sometimes not adequate to meet the complex requirements of the professional media industry. In the modular master program Open Media students have the opportunity to put together their studies individually according to their specific requirements. They are based on a few core modules in which they train their scientific and methodological expertise to develop basic management skills and broaden their knowledge of media law and economics. Based on this, students select the areas of Design, Journalism, and Management courses relevant to them. The master's program Open Media has a strong international focus. A majority of the courses will be in English and the students work in interdisciplinary projects to deal with international issues. According to the non-consecutive principle of studies, the MHMK Master School’s degree in Open Media program is not only limited to those who hold Bachelor degrees in media related fields, but to all those interested parties of any fields, who bring first-hand professional experience in the media industry. Flexible lecture hours and part-time studies are possible due to the low amount of required portions. ... [-]


Design Management

Macromedia University for Media and Communication
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Munich + 1 more

Within the interdisciplinary team, Master’s degree students develop solutions to design problems, be they in relation to strategy design, service design or human-centred design. [+]

Master in Design Management

 

In creative professions, the demand for management knowledge and management qualifications has risen sharply in recent years.

 

The Master’s course in “Design Management” is aimed primarily at talented designers who wish to apply a comprehensive understanding of design to tasks and processes. However, it is different points of view which broaden one’s perspective, creating the fertile soil for true innovation. Therefore applicants from a completely different background are welcome, be they engineers, natural scientists or creative people. During their studies the Master’s degree students learn to think about and analyse management and design together, and make decisions and shape the future.... [-]


Master in Media and Communication Management

Macromedia University for Media and Communication
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Hamburg + 1 more

This Master's degree is aimed at outstanding graduates from the fields of business administration, communication science or related areas and young professionals from agencies, communications departments, marketing and media companies, who wish to hold technical and management positions. [+]

"Media Management and Communication Management, the title says it all: Students are equipped to efficiently and professionally manage media products and media companies. The needs of the media industry of tomorrow dictates contents: Cross-media skills, entrepreneurship and responsibility.”

- Professor Dr. Dr. Castulus KoloCourse Director of Media Management and Communication Management

 

In the media sector there is a great demand for managers with strategic skills. This is because the successful management of a media business and the development of media products takes an extremely broad knowledge of social trends and developments combined with business management expertise. Decision-makers with sound judgement are in demand. The Master's degree in Media and Communication Management is aimed at outstanding graduates from the fields of business administration, communication science or related areas and young professionals from agencies, communications departments, marketing and media companies, who wish to hold technical and management positions. The course, which takes a firm cross-media approach, develops entrepreneurial thinking and working. All facets of strategic and operational management are combined with a deeper knowledge of business administration, comprehensive project know-how and practical application to case studies. Students are enabled to see media development in the overall context of social change. Graduates are able not only to understand the media but to shape and direct it.... [-]


International Media Innovation Management

International Media Innovation Management
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2017 Germany Berlin

This program (online and presence modules in Germany, Austria, Spain, USA) is aimed at high-potentials from the media and creative industries. Executive students from www.imim-master.com dome from different positions in their respective value chains: development, financing, content, journalism, production, distribution, regulation/legislation. [+]

Best Masters in Media in Germany 2017. Master's program in International Media Innovation Management -- imim This program is aimed at high-potentials from the media and creative industries – with different positions in their respective value chains. Please note: APPLICATION PERIOD for its next start in autumn 2015 has ENDED on 1st of July! IMIM students have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in fields such as development, financing, content, journalism and production, distribution, regulation/legislation. During the two-year study, they pool their forces together into a media innovation think tank. With lecturers from leading media companies and universities from all over the world (Poynter Institute, Guardian, New York Times, Die Welt, Universidad Miguel Hernandez and many more) and seminars in Austria, Germany, Spain, the US and online, they work together in an international network. The students deal with real-life situations submitted by participating enterprises. Thus, companies participating in the program have a say in the structuring of the syllabus. “The students’ collaboration with academics, management trainers, journalists and business managers is crucial”, says Program Director Andy Kaltenbrunner, “innovation is to be established as the main currency of exchange in an international team.” The curriculum is divided into five one-week compulsory attendance modules (taking place in Austria, Germany, Spain and the US), complemented with e-learning. Lecturers: Leading international experts in media, journalism, technology, and change management, some from academia, others within the industry, including Wolfgang Blau (The Guardian), Lucy Küng (Universities of Oxford/Reuters Insitute, St. Gallen), Bill Horn (The New York Times), Klaus Meier (Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt), Romanus Otte (Die Welt), José García Avilés (University Miguel Hernández) and many more. The full list of lecturers can be found here. www.imim-master.com/faculty Curriculum Module 1 – Media Economics Digitalisation & Convergence, Supply Chain Management, Convergent Products, Business Models Module 2 – Society Impact of Digitalisation, Ethical Values Challenged by Economy, Politics & Society, Media Law Module 3 – Communication/Journalism Crossmedia, Quality in Journalism, Media Workflows Module 4 – Innovation Management Cultural Differences, Team Building, Innovation Processes, Benchmarking, Rating and Implementing Innovation Module 5 – Management Skills Self Management, Change Management, Leadership, Project Management Module 6 – Master's Thesis In indiviual work or small international teams of two to four, students will analyse a specific problem (e.g. of one of IMIM's partner companies) for their Master's thesis. They will be coached by their mentors, professional strategists. The project will take several months and ends in a presentation. Further Information Partners: Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg/Florida, USA (Bill Mitchell, affiliate), Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche, Spain (José García Avilés), Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany (Klaus Meier) Language of Instruction: English Students’ fees/Expenses for integrated business partners: € 20.000/year (program lasts 2 years), scholarships covering up to 75% are available. Including: Student fees cover: all textbooks and online materials, individual language training, lodging and travel costs within the countries in which the attendance blocks take place (Austria, Germany, Spain, USA). Business partner fees cover: suggestion of a real-life project (to be then implemented in their company) and sending a lecturer or executive to the program’s format “Meet the Executive”. Degree Earned: Master of Arts in International Media Innovation Management Carriers: fjum_forum for journalism and media vienna (Daniela Kraus, Director) and Berlin University for Professional Studies (Ada Pellert, President). [-]

Master in Media Studies

Braunschweig University of Art (HBK)
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Braunschweig

The master's degree in Media Studies was conceived as a cultural studies programme, which would relate design issues with academic research. [+]

Master in Media Studies

The master's degree in Media Studies at the Braunschweig University of Art (HBK) was conceived as a cultural studies programme, which would relate design issues with academic research.

The intense interdisciplinary nature of this Media Studies programme is made possible by cross-institutional course structuring. Complementing the HBK's specialisation in the fields of aesthetics, art history, and design, the degree also includes courses on systems engineering, architecture, English studies, and media technology at the Technical University Braunschweig. The Master of Arts qualifies graduates of the programme for employment in numerous vocational fields, as well as for possible doctoral studies.... [-]